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Lunges – the Queen of exercises for women

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Lunges target your lower body especially your butts, abs and legs. Lunges require proper techniques in order to protect your knees from injuries.

Proper technique:

– Stand on your feet and the weight should be in the middle of your feet.

– Your spine should be as straight as possible.

– Your arms should rest on your sides.

– Now step forward one of your legs.

– Now your one leg is in front of the other leg at a distance of two or three feet.

– Bend your knees and it should be lowered until it forms 90 degrees to the floor.

– Other knee also should be lowered it forms an inverted 90 degree.

– Now return to the starting position and switch your legs.

– Do at least 3 sets of 15-20 reps.

– Do not lean your body forward while you… Continue reading



How to do Squats properly

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image:© Kalim / Fotolia

How to do Squats properly

Squats are called as the king of exercises because it is one of the most productive exercises that gives you results quickly. This is one of the hardest exercises to do.

Proper technique is essential to avoid the risk of injuries. Apart from shaping your entire body, it also burns fat from the body and boosts metabolism.

Let’s do squats:

– Before you start doing squats, warm-up with cardio exercises for 5-10 minutes

– In order to maintain a good posture while doing squats, you can use mirror to monitor it.

– To avoid the risk of injuries make sure to keep your knees to stay behind the toes.

– Take some deep breath and align your neck with the spine.

– Pull back your shoulders and head back, raise your chest and straighten your spine like a soldier. This is… Continue reading