You don't have the money, you can't spare the time or my significant other won't let me. Whatever the reason, going to the gym can seem near impossible. Lucky for you, you have plenty of weight to use at your own home. Body Weight. It takes a high amount of motivation to work out in your house, a place usually reserved for other more normal activities, but a few simple steps can make it much easier.
1. Clean up: No one wants to work out surrounded by piles of dirty laundry and dirty dishes. Do yourself a favor and straighten up. Clear out a nice are that you'll have plenty of room to work in. This will also help you focus more on working out rather than all the cleaning you should do.
2. Turn it up: Music that is. If you need some extra motivation, make it music. Not the television. You'll usually end up distracted.
3. Send the kids to grandma: No kids means no distraction, which means, better workout.
4. Workout: Here is where you can get creative. Make your own workouts. You can include pushups, situps, lunges, squats, V-up, planks and bridges and wall-sits. Investing a little bit of money can increase your potential. A pull-up bar can lead to jumping pull-ups, negative pull-ups and of course, pull-ups. Gymnastic Rings are a bit pricey, but they can be hung from a garage ceiling and add a whole new level to your workout. You can also run up and down your street. The options are limited only by your imagination. So experiment, and stop making excuses.
Run around the block Then do 3 rounds of: 15 Pushups 15 Situps 15 Squats Then run around the block again.
Every minute on the minute perform a squat. 1 Squat for first minute, 2 Squats for second minute 3 squats for the third and so on and so forth. Continue until you cannot complete anymore. You can sub the squats for any other body weight exercise.
Lunges: All the way around your house...twice. Rest as needed.