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Tone Your Body with These Exercises

By Virginia Laird

As people age, toning the body becomes a more difficult task. However, there is no need to throw in the towel completely. Fitness experts suggest there is never an age which is too old to prevent anyone from trying to improve health and wellness or fitness ability. Some exercises to try, which can help tone the muscles of the body, include:

  • Try jumping rope daily
  • Use planks to help shape your core
  • Burpees can tone the entire body

Try Jumping Rope Daily

Like millions across the nation, as a child, you probably enjoyed jumping rope. There are plenty of benefits which can accompany this simple exercise. One of the main benefits is that it promotes a healthy heart. Jumping rope also works to tone the body. Adding just a few minutes of jumping rope each day can help shape the legs. There is no reason to believe you must spend money on a jump rope; instead it is quite acceptable to pretend you have a jump rope and go through the motions of this exercise and still reap the benefits.

Give Planks a Try to Help Shape Your Core

Have you ever given planks a try? Health and wellness experts, along with fitness gurus, suggest planking to be one of the best exercises to help shape the core. Although there are a plethora of individuals who indulge in the planking craze, there is no need to do this to enjoy the benefits of this exercise. Planking in known to strengthen the muscles of the core, which can also help improve posture, among other benefits. If you have a desire to have lovely abs, it may be time to add this exercise to your daily routine. If you are unsure how to properly perform this exercise, look here for help.

Burpees Can Tone the Entire Body

One of the exercises many dread most while in high school is the burpee. Although a burpee can prove to be quite strenuous, it is also beneficial for the entire body. Fitness instructors increasingly use burpees in classes such as Boot Camp to improve and increase the intensity of the class while working to tone muscle and build body mass. If you are ready for an exercise that can prove to be a challenge, the burpee may be exactly what you are looking for. The correct execution of this exercise can be found here.

With these exercises in hand you are now armed with the tools to begin shaping your body and making it ready for your trip to the pool, beach, or wearing that one pair of shorts you have been waiting to wear. Happy summer!

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Orem, Utah.

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