Best Beginner Exercises to Sweat Through During Home Workouts


Perform a push-up: Start in a plank position, lower your chest close to the ground, then push back up. Builds muscle strength and prepares you for more advanced shoulder exercises.

Dumbbell standing shoulder press

Stand with dumbbells at shoulder height. Press overhead, arms extended. Safer and effective for shoulders. Avoid injury. Don't skip workouts.


Grab rope, flick wrists to jump over it. Increase intensity with double unders. Efficient cardio workout, 10 mins = 30 mins jogging (study).

Dumbbell squat

Hold dumbbells, feet shoulder-width apart. Squat down, keeping form: head up, back straight, knees over toes. Build strength, technique. Progress to barbell squats later.

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Stand, hold light dumbbells. Lift sideways to shoulder height, no swinging. Lower slowly for more muscle growth. Best for visible shoulder development and V-shape.


Squat down, palms on floor. Kick feet back, jump in, then jump up. Burpees burn fat, no equipment needed. Boost heart rate, set challenges at home.

Plyometric, Jumping Lunges

Lunge forward, rear knee close to ground. Jump, switch legs. Build cardio, faster quadriceps. Great for leg day.

Bicep curl

Stand, dumbbell in each hand. Curl, keeping upper arms still. Squeeze bicep at top, lower slowly. Develop mirror muscles, hit entire bicep.

Dumbbell step-up

Stand, dumbbells in hand. Step right foot on bench, lift body. Step down with left foot, repeat other side. Activate leg muscles, low-impact, avoid knee injuries.