Get Toned & Ripped: T-push Up & Mountain Climber Video
If you don't own weights, it's ok. Instead, try these exercises that use bodyweight for toning the muscles. Rajesh Sharma, Fitness Instructor from Navi Mumbai shows us how to do T-push ups and mountain climber, which are excellent for weight loss, building a strong core and toning muscles.
Exercises have different purposes, Rajesh Sharma says that the T-push up and mountain climber is a bodyweight and cardio exercise. “These two exercises are bodyweight and full body workouts. Both T-push ups and mountain climbers are power training, core strengthen and strength training with cardiovascular benefits.”
Benefits of T-push ups:
Rajesh Sharma explains, “T-push ups is an added variation of push ups and can burn calories, improve endurance and build strength.”
Variation to T-push ups:
He suggests for added benefits try a dumbbell, “You can do T-push ups while holding dumbbells for added resistance.”
Muscle Groups exercised with T-push ups:
This exercise works great for different muscle groups, Rajesh Sharma says, “Works on pectorals, triceps, shoulders, strengthen core, improves balance and stability, improves flexibility, develops stabilisers of the core and shoulders.”
As for mountain climber, this fitness instructor says, “If you have never climbed a mountain, no worries, you don't need a mountain to do this exercise.”
Benefits of Mountain Climber:
Why should you do mountain climber? He replies, “Mountain climber is an excellent combination of strength and cardio exercise. It also improves both these components.”
Muscle Groups exercised with Mountain Climber:
If your aim is to burn abdominal fat, try the mountain climber. Rajesh Sharma says, “Mountain climber strengthens your arms, core and leg muscles. This exercise also improves speedand agility of your legs. It is one of the best exercises for the abs as mountain climber works on the core muscles.”
He concludes, “These exercises can be done anywhere and at any place - at home, hotel room, work place or even a garden.”
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