Basic Body-Weight Exercises You Can Do Right Now


Perhaps the most popular body-weight workout is this one. Because you are pushing up your body weight, your triceps and chest muscles will be used the most.


They're ideal for strengthening your lower body and increasing your flexibility. Your hips and lower body will become more flexible.


Planking is a very beneficial and adaptable workout that involves holding your body up parallel to the ground.

Mountain Climbers

This workout involves, as the name implies, mimicking the movements you may do on a mountain ascent.

Pelvic Tilt

To perform one of these, lie flat on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat. Lift your pelvis off the floor.


This is a full-body exercise where you lower your body to the ground and execute a squat thrust before launching yourself into a high jump.


These concentrate on strengthening your leg muscles. Since all of these games include lunging motions, they're also excellent for conditioning for sports like basketball, tennis, and soccer.