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Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women

Updated on April 22, 2017

Top 10 Best Aerobic Exercises at Home

Begin each morning by drinking a 5 ounce glass of water. After your 10 - 60 minute exercise, then it's time to eat a healthy breakfast. When exercising set an alarm timer to the time you want to complete your exercise; and to make it fun you can exercise to your iPod music or other music. Doing physical exercise at home to good music is fun it's like you're dancing, and you almost forget that you are exercising.

Physical exercise should be done on a daily basis and for the remainder of every Individual's life.

1. Exercises for Abs and Love Handles

Commonly a healthy person is a person that has a small waist-line, depending also on their lifestyle and what they eat. Doing side bends and sit ups, will make the 'love handles' go away eventually; be consistent with doing the side bends to keep the love handles from coming back. Side bends can be done while you watch your favorite show, for about 5 minutes. Also doing sit-ups and crunches will help with flattening your stomach, try doing about 20 sit ups a day until you are comfortable with advancing to 30 - 60 sit-ups daily.

2. Thinner Arm Exercises

Doing arm-bends can help with making your arms thinner, and will help get rid of the flabby arm weight. This exercise is an easy movement to remember, extend your outward, and now bend your elbow, repeat: extend your and bend your elbow again. Doing at least 50 or of these arm-bending movements daily, will eventually begin to show thinner arms. You can do this arm exercise during morning time aerobics or when sitting down at your computer.

Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women
Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women

Benefits of Aerobic Exercises

Doing aerobic exercises at home can help you save time and money on membership at a gym. It is more convenient to do physical exercises at home, because you can exercise every morning before eating breakfast. When you exercise in the mornings it gives you energy throughout the remainder of the day. Aerobic exercises can assist with better heart health, your cardiovascular healthy is one of the main important things that needs to stay healthy and strong. Doing workouts at home can help you maintain a strong healthy heart, and can help prevent heart disease. Many men and women have had heart attacks due to lack of physical exercise. Some people think they have to workout at a gym with exercise equipment, but that is not the only way to stay in shape. Exercising at home can help with being in the best shape possible, for your health and your physical appearance.

Doing breathing exercise is important as well, taking deep breaths into your nose and exhaling the air out of your mouth, is a breathing exercise. Doing about 3 breathing exercises a day will decrease anxiety and headaches.

Physical exercise also will assist with reducing chances of other health conditions, such as potential strokes, type 2 diabetes, cancers, high blood pressure, etc.

3. Most Effective Chest Exercise

There's and exercise that has the illusion of 'climbing a mountain,' your legs will be walking in place, and your arms will be reaching up and pulling down, one arm at a time. This exercise will build your chest muscles and keep your neck looking wrinkle-free. Doing this 'mountain climbing' exercise at home is easy and fun with music; you will notice results within one week. But keep doing this exercise at least 2-4 times a week.

4. Toning Your Legs at Home

Walking-in-place is a great physical exercise for the legs and the cardiovascular health. Also walking back and forth in a room of your house, for 20 - 45 minutes will assist with toning your legs. Doing jump rope in your garage or back yard will tone your legs as well. Another exercise that tones your legs are 'squats,' doing at least 20 squats daily will tone the legs.

5. Toe Touching Exercises

This exercise helps your legs and arms become more flexible. And it helps with flattening your stomach also, but you would have to hold your stomach in (contract) as you touch your toes and reach back up to the sky, in a repeating motion. Touching your toes exercise makes your back stronger and flexible.

6. Leg Lifts Exercise

This exercise makes your thighs toned and your buttocks toned. You can do this exercise by lifting your foot up in-front of you and back down again, do this repetitively, 30 times for each leg. Lift each leg, one at a time, all the way up to same level as your waist line. Doing 30 leg-lifts exercise for each leg, daily, will eventually make you have thinner legs and thighs. You can do the leg lifts exercise and the walking in place exercise, until you begin to feel the burn in your thigh muscles.

Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women
Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women

7. Leg Cycling Exercise

This exercise can be done laying done flat on your back, then begin to move your legs in a cycling motion. Guaranteed you will feel the thigh burn after doing 20-45 leg cycling exercises. When you feel the thigh burn that means your thighs will eventually get thinner with this leg exercise. This exercise is also great for flattening your abs also.

8. Jumping Jacks Exercise Benefits

Many people were taught to do 'jumping jacks' as a child, and they are very useful for maintaining a great shape. This exercise makes your arms toned, your legs toned, and most importantly it a great cardiovascular exercise as well.

9. Knee to Elbow Exercise

This exercise makes your stomach flatter; it also makes your thighs toned. This knee to elbow exercise helps maintain your heart health also. This exercise is done by standing up, and reaching your left knee to your right elbow and vice versa; continuously.

Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women
Top 10 Body Toning Exercises for Women

10. Dancing Exercises to Lose Weight

Some dances are great for losing weight and maintaining a healthy heart, dances such as: The Robo Cop, The Electric Slide, Hoola Dancing, etc. Dancing is fun and is not really looked at as an exercise, which is a good thing. Dancing at home in the mirror for 5-45 minutes will make your mood better. Dancing may decrease the effects of depression and anxiety, while making your body toned and your heart healthier.

With a physical exercise routine the results will eventually begin to show after sticking to a plan. Plus eating healthy foods will assist with losing weight, or maintaining a nice shaped body. Some people may notice results from their exercising within days, and some may notice results within years. But being consistent is the key, if you skip a week of exercise, just start over again. Never give up on physical exercise, because our physical bodies are made to do endurance-exercises.

Our bodies are meant to move, try to stay active in daily activities with a group or on your own.

You can make an exercise poster, but you have to be serious about it, thumb-tack it to a wall. And then every day that you exercise, make sure to apply the date, time, duration in minutes and/or hours. Making a workout poster or paper will definitely help you notice your progress. Some of your workout may be 5 minutes long, and some days your workouts may be longer than that. But try to do physical exercises every day, and be enthusiastic about it. The day you start to dislike your workout poster, change your mind about it and begin to like your workout poster, and smile at the poster. Exercising is your friend, it's not against you; treat your body right and your body will treat you right.

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    • Ann810 profile image

      Ann810 8 months ago from Sunny Cali

      Hi Dora, I also will do a new workout routine, I use to workout 5-7 a week. This summer I will only work 3 times a week. Thanks for commenting.

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      Dora Weithers 9 months ago from The Caribbean

      Great morning motivation. I'm book-marking this article for reference on future mornings. I'm taking this seriously. Thanks.