Try these exercises to enhance flexibility, move muscles

Wednesday 13th October 2021 07:27 EDT

We would be lying if we tell you that working from home hasn’t taken a toll on our mental and physical well-being. While finding motivation to work can be a difficult situation, it is also always necessary to focus on our body and how working from home is affecting it. It is vital for us to find routines that enhance flexibility and move the muscles.

In a new post on Instagram, celebrity fitness and Pilates trainer Yasmin Karachiwala has found the perfect workout for you. Trainer of stars like Katrina Kaif, Vaani Kapoor, and Sophie Choudry, Yasmin took to social media to share a detailed workout video of herself. Called Functional and Plyometrics Workout, the routine includes five exercises, and provides “greater flexibility to move the muscles more rapidly.”

The exercises include Dumbbell Swing + Sidestep, Mountain Climber, Dumbbell Hammer Press + Skullcrusher in Bridge, Dumbbell Upper Cut x 4, Punch x 4 with Squat, and Dumbbell Windmill.

Elaborating on the number of repetitions for each exercise, the trainer wrote, “Dumbbell Swing + Sidestep (15 Reps), Mountain Climber (20 Reps), Dumbbell Hammer Press + Skullcrusher in Bridge (20 Reps), Mountain Climber (20 Reps), Dumbbell Upper Cut x 4, Punch x 4 with Squat (10 Reps), Mountain Climber (20 Reps), Dumbbell Windmill (15 Reps), and Mountain Climber (20 Reps).”

Sharing the clip on Instagram, Yasmin also explained Plyometrics and how they help the body. She wrote, “Plyometrics, also known as jump training or plyos, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, intending to increase power.”

She added, “The primary focus of plyometric training, however, is to expand and contract muscles as quickly as possible, with the main benefits of doing this being greater flexibility and the ability to move the muscles more rapidly. The Plyometrics exercise for today is Mountain Climber. Repeat it after every Strength exercise, follow the format below and repeat all the Exercises for 3 Rounds.”

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