Endless Curiosity

January 23, 2009

Perfect Exercises

Filed under: Uncategorized — Alec @ 1:54 pm

Everyone (okay, maybe not everyone, but lots of people) want to be stronger and fitter. People join health clubs and gyms, work out with weights and machines, do lots of different exercises. But some of us hate the idea of doing lots of exercises, and don’t particularly like going to the gym. For people like this there are only two exercises that you really need to do. One for the upper body and one for the lower body.

Push-ups are the perfect upper-body exercise. Hindu squats are the perfect lower-body exercise. With these two, you really don’t need more. And if you are like me and prefer activities that focus on the lower body (cycling, hiking and skiing in my case), you can even dispense with the push-ups 🙂

Here’s are some simple instructions for Hindu squats, some still photos, a video, and this is the authoritative site.

And if you want to do push-ups, I can’t think of a better place to start than 100 Pushups

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1 Comment »

  1. Are you assuming people have already given up on their new year’s resolutions to get fit? Is that what this little reminder is for? hehe.

    Comment by Nikki — January 23, 2009 @ 3:36 pm


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