10 Effective At-Home Workouts To Build Strength (With Limited Time) Story

The first year of the pandemic was a revolutionary year for the at-home workout industry. According to a recent article in The Washington Post, health and fitness equipment sales more than doubled, to $2.3 billion, starting in March 2020.

The good news is you don't need any fancy equipment or a lot of time to get an effective workout at home. Below are some of the best workouts you can do right from your living room, regardless of your fitness level.

Working out at home can be an effective tool for improving strength and building muscle with just your body weight. The primary benefit of training at home is that it provides you with the flexibility to work out at any time.

The Horizontal Push

The horizontal push involves extending your arms away from your body in a horizontal plane. This movement pattern trains the chest, anterior shoulders, and triceps.

The Vertical Pull

The vertical pull involves pulling your body up towards an object in a vertical plane. This movement pattern will train lat muscles, biceps, and posterior shoulders.

The Knee Flexion Pattern

The knee flexion involves bending your hips and knees while keeping your torso upright. This movement pattern trains the quadriceps, adductors (inner thighs), and glutes.