15 aerobic exercises to do at home to stay fit

You want to stay fit without going to the gym? No problem, we’ve compiled a list of 15 aerobic exercises you can perform at home.

Jump rope

With it you develop better agility, body awareness and hand-foot coordination but don’t forget that the rope should be adjusted accordingly to your height.

Running, jogging

A very effective aerobic exercise which burns calories, lifts your mood and improves the health of the heart. It’s recommended to do 20-30 minutes of jogging for 2-3 times a week.

Walking

Decreases the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and depression. Try doing this for about 150 minutes per week which can be divided into 30 minutes 5 days per week.

Squats

They are very helpful for improving agility and strength.

Push-ups

They develop your strength and resistivity.

Dips

Also an aerobic exercise for strength and agility training.

Jumping jacks

They are done by jumping with your feet wide and circling the arms overhead at the same time.

Burpee

Squat to the floor, then jump your feet to position for plank, jump back in, then stand up.

Mountain climbers

In this exercise you should start from a push-up position and run the knees in and out.

Squat jumps

Start form position for a squat, jump high and land into a squat position.

Torso twist

Stand with the feet at a hip distance and put the hands on the hips. Start twisting the upper body rightwards, return back to the center, repeat leftwards, go back to the center.

Bear crawls

Start squatting to the floor, while walking your hands out for a push-ups, than walk your hands back and stand up.

High knees

Start in a straight position with the feet separated at a shoulder width. Start lifting the knee up until it’s at a waist level, then return it back. Repeat with the other leg.

Donkey kicks

While on all fours kick the right leg in the air, then slowly bring it back. Repeat with the other leg.

Jumping lunges

Place one of your feet backwards, lower the hips and place the knee of the back leg on the floor with the front thigh being parallel to the ground. Jump and switch the positions of the legs. Repeat.

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