Keeping yourself up and running in your 20s is not a big deal. You are young, energetic, and have the dedication to lose those extra inches with a workout session every day. You can very easily pick up heavy dumbbells and run without getting breathless. But, when you start hitting your 40s and kids actually start calling you uncle (oops!), you know it’s time to get back in the game. In fact, your age also starts decreasing your testosterone. Here are a few workouts that work on your overall body and can help you with these factors.
Kneeling Plank Rotations
Balancing your body, kneel on your left knee. Hold a plate on your right hip while you do that. Rotate the plate in a circular motion, working from overhead to your left knee. You basically need to create an arc. Bring the plate back to your body in a straight line. Switch your knee and redo the process. Try to do around four sets of 15 repetitions on each knee.
Stand straight parallel to a gyming cable machine. Now pull the handle of the equipment and hold it at the level of your chest. Keep pressing the cable forward and ensure that your shoulders and hips form a square. Try and make sure that you fight against the force to move. Do not move your feet during the exercise. Approximately four sets of 15 reps would do it!
This workout first requires you to be in a plank position. Now, move one of your knees towards the opposite elbow. For instance, if you are driving your right knee, then it should go towards your left elbow. Then, go back to the original plank position without resting your foot on the ground. Now, take the same knee towards the other elbow. Instead of taking it back, pause. Turn your knee at the right angle to your body and again take it back to your left elbow. Repeat this 5-10 times and then switch sides. Try to get 3-5 sets done.
Summing it Up
Other than these full-body exercises, there are several other exercises for your specific body zones. Cable flyers, ball dumbbell press, and a lot more whoo-hahh sessions will help you maintain your hard-earned body and balance your testosterone levels. Remember not to overstress your body and make a good workout plan so that you do not end up doing anything. Grab your bag and hit the gym already.