Body Conditioning Workout For Big People
An excellent video tutorial on the basics of body conditioning for big people. Being big doesn't mean that you have to give up on exercise altogether, so join VideoJug in this simple yet effective workout. Increasing your fitness levels through exercise is a great way to lose weight and tone your body.
Step 1: You will need
- Comfortable clothing
- foot wear
- 2 dumbells, of a weight you're comfortable with
Step 2: Exercise 1, Bicep and knee tucks
Step 3: Start position
Pick up your dumbbells in both hands and rest them by your sides. Adjust your feet to shoulder width apart and bend your knees. Turn your hands so that your palms face forwards.
Step 4: Lowering and lifting
Lift one foot up towards your backside whilst bringing the dumbbells to your shoulders, then return to the start position.
Alternate to the other side doing the same movement.
Step 5: Breathing
For this exercise, whilst you do the first movement you need to breathe in through your nose.
Then when you move to the second alternate movement, you need to breathe out through your mouth.
Step 6: Review
You should perform this exercise for 10 repetitions if you can.
Step 7: Exercise 2, Shoulder Side squats
Step 8: Start position
Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, knees bent slightly outwards and dumbbells by your shoulders.
Step 9: The movement
Step out wide to one side squatting downwards and pushing your hands upwards in the air.
Reverse this action to move back to the starting position repeat the first movement to the other side and continue.
Step 10: Breathing
When you move towards the start position you need to breathe in through your nose and when you move into the squat position you need to breathe out through your mouth.
Step 11: Review
Once you are familiar with the movements If you can, you should do 10 repetitions of this exercise.
Step 12: Exercise 3 Bicep squats
Step 13: Start position
Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your arms down the side of your body and knees slightly bent. Turn your palms to face upwards.
Step 14: The movement
Squat down, keeping your knees over your toes whilst curling up your arms up to your shoulders and return to the start position to complete one repetition.
Step 15: Breathing
Whilst you squat down you need to breathe in through your nose.
Then when you push upwards, you need to breathe out through your mouth.
Step 16: Review
You should perform this exercise for 10 repetitions, if you are able to complete the workout.