A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training equipment. Chris did not let that deter him from offering some great recommendations of performing body-weight exercises--exercises such as push-ups and squats which can be done at home or when traveling when access to resistant training equipment is not at your disposal.
This gave me the idea to link examples of body-weight exercises for you to refer to as the busy holiday travel season rolls around. Hopefully you will can take this with you when traveling and access to weights or machines is not an option.
A Good Warmup to Start Your Workout
Basic Step-Touch (Forward and Back)
Quadriceps, Hips, Shoulders, Triceps
High Knee March with Reach and Pull
Quadriceps, Glutes, Hips, Outer Thigh
Obliques, Hips, Abs
Hamstrings, Glutes, Quads
Upper Back and Shoulders
Chest, Triceps and Shoulders
Triceps Dips with Bent Knees
Do you incorporate body-weight exercises into your usual workout routine? Would you be willing to do this workout when traveling or when you do not have access to resistance training equipment?
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