Whether due to a lack of time, cost or just convenience, it’s not always easy to get to a gym for a workout on a regular basis. For those of you in the same boat, exercising at home is usually the best choice. Here is a list of some easy exercises you can do at home that won’t take up too much time (or empty your wallet).

Squats
Squats are an easy and excellent exercise to build up your legs, stomach and more.  They are often considered one of the best exercises out there due to their ability to improve your balance and coordination. Go here to learn how to do the perfect squat.

Burpees
It’s hard to take an exercise serious when it has such a silly name but burpees, believe it or not, are one of the best cardio exercises you can do for your body. They are definitely a challenge but well worth it (if done right) as they train almost every muscle in your body. Here’s how to do a proper burpee.

Pull-ups
The workout some people love to hate, the dreaded pull-up. This is one of the toughest exercises for the simple reason that in order to do one, you have to lift your own weight. They are excellent exercises for your back, biceps and chest. Furthermore, once you get to the point that you can do a couple in a row, you’ll feel incredible pride. Learn how to do a proper pull-up.

Planks
Planks are another great exercise because they work your inner core muscles and can even improve your posture! There are tons of different variations on the plank that can work all sorts of different muscles as well. Here’s 20 ways to do a plank.

Bicycle Crunch
Bicycle crunches are excellent for building up your stomach muscles and working out your thighs. They are also super easy to do and require no equipment to do them, which is a bonus. Here’s how to do a bicycle crunch.

 

Do you have any other recommendations of great home exercises? Leave a comment below and let us know what your favorites are!

 

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