TRY THIS EASY AND QUICK 5 MINUTE WORKOUT FROM FITNESS MAGAZINE IF YOU OR YOUR WORKOUT BUDDY IS BUSY ON A PARTICULAR DAY. THESE 5 EXERCISES WILL MAKE ALL OF YOUR MUSCLES WORK… THEREFORE IT IS A GOOD ALTERNATIVE FOR THOSE VERY BUSY WORKING DAYS OF YOURS. THE ONLY EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED FOR THIS WORKOUT IS A PAIR OF 2 KG DUMBBELLS.
1. CLEAN AND PRESS
It targets shoulders, back, butt and legs
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and place a 2 kg dumbbell on the floor near each foot. Squat, bringing the dumbbells to the outside of your knees, palms down. Stand, bringing the dumbbells to your hips, then raise the weights through your shoulders and overhead. Lower and repeat for 60 seconds.
2. SIDE LUNGE AND ROW
It targets back, butt and legs
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, holding a pair of 2 kg dumbbells at your sides. Take a big step out to the right with your right foot, bending right knee 90 degrees while keeping left leg straight. Draw your left elbow straight up, keeping arm close to side and butt tight. Return to start and repeat for 30 seconds; switch sides.
3. PLIE SQUAT AND BICEPS CURL
It targets biceps, butt and inner thighs
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and toes pointed out, holding a 2 kg dumbbell in each hand with arms extended, palms up. Bend knees 90 degrees, squatting as you curl weights toward your shoulders. Return to start and repeat for 60 seconds.
4. PUSH UP PLUS
It targets shoulders, triceps, back, abs and chest
Begin in full push-up position, palms on floor under shoulders and legs extended. Do one push-up, then carefully lift your left hand off the floor, extending your arm out to side. Holding here, lift your right foot off the floor. Lower hand and foot to floor. Continue 60 seconds and alternating sides.
5. SINGLE LEG DEADLIFT WITH KICK BACK
It targets triceps, back and legs
Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding 2 kg dumbbells with elbows bent 90 degrees, hands close to your rib cage. Lift your left foot behind you and bend forward slowly from the hips as you straighten your arms, bringing them next to your hips. Return to starting position. Repeat for 30 seconds; switch sides and repeat.
/Content gathered from Fitnessmagazine.