How to Work Out Using Only Your Bodyweight

We’ve all had to get creative while training at home under quarantine, and since not everyone has a handy set of adjustable dumbbells or a fully-stocked home gym, that means finding new ways to elevate your old standby exercises.

For some, that has meant scouring their homes for equipment substitutes like water jugs, or getting creative with resistance bands. But trainer Charlee Atkins, C.S.C.S. only went as far as the kitchen table before finding a go-tool tool. She came up with a total-body workout routine using only bodyweight and incorporating a solid, stable chair.

ou should only try these movements if your chair is able to handle your bodyweight. If you have a yoga mat, you might want to also place that on the floor to keep the chair from slipping and give yourself a surface for the other moves in the workout.

Excerpted from Runner’s World

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