Sometimes, when we talk about building muscle, what comes to our minds is using weights such as dumbbells, barbells, and the like. However, what we didn’t know is that we can also build muscle with the absence of weights. You may be wondering, “what kind of sorcery is this?” Weights are always an important factor for pumping your muscles up, so how do we achieve building muscle without weights?
There are simple exercises that you can do to build muscle without the need for weights. And since they are “simple” exercises, it means you can do it at home with ease. And most of these exercises are compound exercises, which means they need more than one muscle group to perform such. With that said, here are twelve weightless activities tailored just for you.
Push-Ups between two stable chairs
Reversed Push-ups between two stable chairs
Biceps and Forearm Exercise
Dips on two chairs
Close chin-ups – This exercise requires your palms to face away from you. It works best for your middle back and your forearms as well.
Wide pull-ups – Works best on your upper back and lats, additionally, on your secondary muscles such as the biceps, rear shoulders, and forearms.
Standing calf raise