Cardio exercises are very important to keep yourself healthy and these exercises can be done at the comfort of your home… These exercises warms up the muscles of your body which is very essential to prevent it from any injury due to strain… Muscles remain very rigid if one doesn’t have the habit of exercising… As the muscles are put comfortably without any work, it tend to break when subject to any unexpected mishap…. That’s why we need to exercise to keep our body, heart and mind hale and healthy.
Ok let’s look at the cardio exercises which can be done at home.
1. Arm rotation :This exercise is to rotate your arm clockwise and anti clockwise alternatively… 5-10 reps is sufficient.
2. Arm Side kicking : You have to kick in the air sideways using your fist. These can be done alternatively with 5 reps.
3. High knees –
You have to stand straight with feets closer to each other.. then you can alternatively raise your knees to hip level and tap it with your hand… 10 reps each leg would be sufficient.
Jumping Jack – This is to jump in the air with legs apart. Your legs should go apart when you jump up and then bring it closer when you come down. 20 reps would be sufficient.
Skipping – 200 reps per day and then gradually increase the frequency
Mountain climb : Keep your hands away from the closed placed legs like a mountain.. then bend the leg and bring it closer to the elbow of the hand and repeat for the other leg continuously for 15 counts.
Squats : Keep your legs apart shoulder level. Then bring down your back similar to sitting on a chair… Your knee shouldn’t go forward while doing this..
Lunges : Bring one leg with bended knee to the front and the other leg to be stretched back… The knee of the leg in front should form a ‘L’ shape and should not go too forward.