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How to: Body work out w/ no gym

How to: Body work out w/ no gym
As someone who has never been motivated to work out, I thought I would add two things that have helped me to stay motivated, even if I let it slide for a few days. First, I added my planned workouts as tasks in google calendar. Now, I have to check them off as I complete them. If I get lazy, they start to back up and I start to feel guilty about it. I'll push them back and reset the schedule, but at least it gets me working out again instead of feeling like I've already failed and just give up on it. Second, I started using Fitocracy, which turns working out into a game. Flagged

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Best Bodyweight Exercises for Fitness and Weight Loss Bodyweight exercises are a great way to help you lose weight. They also help to burn belly fat fast. They combine a cardiovascular workout with a muscle building workout, so burn fat while you are exercising out and also increase your metabolism as a result of muscle development. Bodyweight exercises are considered to be very “old school”, they are still promoted in martial arts classes, military fitness training and strength training for dance, sports and many other activities. Circuit training exercises are often part of a weight loss and fitness plan. One of the best things about a bodyweight workout is that you can perform most of the exercises with no equipment at all, so whether you are at home, in a hotel room, in the park or office, you can exercise when you want.

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