Despite what a lot of people think, hitting the weight machines at the gym or continuously lifting dumbbells isn't the only way to strengthen and tone your muscles (and even lose weight in the process). Enter body weight exercises: nature's "no purchase necessary" answer to fitness. It certainly doesn't hurt that we here at MindBodyGreen actually tapped body weight training as the #1 fitness trend to look out for in 2015.
If you're already familiar with the wonders of this kind of workout, kudos! We're glad you're part of the club. For those of you who want to give it a try but aren't sure how to get started, our friends at HealthPerch have put together five moves for beginners. They're easy, fun and boy are they effective! When you're ready to step up your body weight game, we've got you covered.
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