By doing a little bit of physical activity in your day you will reap the tremendous benefits that exercise can have on your body. No matter what your age or shape you should do about 30 minutes of exercise at least four days a week. By doing this you will increase your strength, boost your immune system, keep your bones strong along with many other benefits. Lets take a look at some of the major benefits exercise can have.
Side planks are a great exercise to work on for a full body workout. I like to do these in between exercise sets to keep my body moving and working.
Side plank target your upper body by engaging the shoulders and back along with your core including your obliques. They also hit your lower body by targeting your glutes, hamstrings and quads. As you can see side planks are a great exercise to preform and get good at.
Work on these back exercises to get your back into great shape...to keep a cardio element to this workout have your stations set up and go lighter on the weight and keep moving without much transition time between exercises.
There is a new term popping up in the fitness industry called High Intensity Interval Training also known as HIIT. HIIT comes in many different forms and can be implemented into your workouts in a variety of ways. HIIT is a specialized form of interval training that involves a brief time period of intense exercise followed by a longer period of steady moderate exercise. A basic example of HIIT is when you are running on the t...