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Are Bodyweight Workouts Effective And Right For You?


Bodyweight workouts are all the craze these days especially as we have limited access to gyms and equipment. But are they just as effective as workouts using weights?

If you’ve never tried natural bodyweight type exercises then we invite you to dive in with us as we discuss a lot of the benefits that bodyweight routines can offer. What may seem like a minimal task can actually surprise even the most experienced fitness gurus!

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). What are bodyweight workouts and how do they differ from traditional weight training routines.

2). How higher reps using just your own weight can be just as effective as using heavier weights to build strength.

3). Some great examples from Meredith of upper body and lower body exercises you can do using only your bodyweight.

4). Some great examples of cardio exercises you can do that fall in the category of bodyweight that are effective and fun!


5). How bodyweight exercises can be done by people of all fitness levels including beginners or people who are just starting out.

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Originally published March 08, 2022


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