Although equality will be the greatest achievement for women, health is the most important asset for them. Besides maintaining a professional life, an entire family runs on a woman’s shoulders.

That is why it is quintessential for them to be strong emotionally as well as physically.  Therefore, we bring to you a list of simple yet effective exercises that every woman should practice.

Because carrying a healthy and strong backbone is very important for the family to stand firm.

In keeping with that belief, we are showcasing the top 5 exercises specially dedicated to today’s women of substance.


1. Pushups

Are you looking for a whole body workout? Here is the solution. It helps burn a significant amount of energy.

Raise up onto your toes, so you can balance well on your hands and toes. Keep your body in a straight line from head to toe without sagging in the middle or arching your back. Your feet can be close together or a bit wider, depending on what is most comfortable for you.


2. Squats

This simple exercise is one of the best to get slimmer thighs. You need to stand straight with feet shoulder-width apart. Now, bend at the knees till your thighs are parallel to the floor and inhale and exhale for five seconds and then stand back up. Repeat this cycle 5-10 times depending on your stamina.


3. Cycling

This natural exercise is a complete workout for legs. There are many ways to do this exercise. Ride a bicycle to work or by riding a cycling in your gym. This effective exercise can also be done at home by practicing air cycling. Lie on your back on the floor, lifting both the legs and arms straight on the floor. Cycle for 4-5 minutes in the air. Release your legs, take a break and repeat it.


4. Tricep dips

Place a box behind you. Sit with your back facing the box and your legs stretched out in front of you. Place your palms on the box with your palms facing you. Then push your body up till your arms are straight. Then lower the body by bending the elbows.

Perform 3 sets of 5-8 repetitions.


5. Side Plank with Outer Leg Lift

Lie on your right side and lift your upper body supported by your extended arm with palm on the floor. The left arm should be straight up. Keeping the right leg straight out, lift your left leg as high as you can and return to the floor. Repeat this cycle 5-10 times and do the same with the other side.

Although exercise forms a part of being healthy, eating healthy forms 80% of the entire story.

So ladies, wouldn’t you vow to usher in the next International Women’s Day with all new gusto and health?

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