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Five Low-Impact Strength Training Exercises You Can Begin With

Posted on February 08 2021

In our previous blog post, we talked about low-impact strength training. And we are guessing that it was the first time you heard that exercise can be low intensity too.

Just to recap, low-impact strength training is great for those who want to workout without putting a lot of pressure on the tendons and joints. And you don’t need extensive workout equipment Canada for it, instead, just having dumbbells, weight bench, and weight plates can help you do a good low-impact strength training workout session.

Also, low-impact strength training exercises are quite challenging. So, you will sweat profusely after your session. Now that you already know this type of strength training will be beneficial for overall health, let us tell you five low-impact strength training exercises that you can do.

  • Dumbbell frontal raise

Stand on the ground with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold dumbbells or weight plates in your hands and raise them to shoulder height in front of you. Keep your hands straight. Don’t let your back arch. Lower your hands sideways while being straight. You will work on your shoulders with this exercise.

  • Dumbbell chest press

Get your squat bench out and lie flat on it keeping both your foot flat on the ground. Hold your dumbbells in your hands on your chest. Breathe in and lift the dumbbells above your chest until your arms are straight. Lower down your hands slowly. Work on your chest and triceps with this exercise.

  • Reverse lunge

Stand straight and hold dumbbells in your hands. Engage your abdominal core and take your right leg backward and lower yourself into a lunge. Then keep your abdominal core engaged, raise your right knee forward in front. Stay for 2 seconds. Lower down your right knee in a lunge. Repeat with left leg. You can work on your hamstrings, glutes, core, and quads.

  • Glute bridge

Lie flat on the ground with your knee bent and feet apart while holding a barbell in your hands. Place the barbell near your pelvic region. Lift your hips so that your body is in a straight line. Lower down your hips and repeat. You can work on your glutes, core, hamstrings, and quads.

  • Bicep curl

Hold your dumbbells in your hands with your palms facing up. Bent your elbow and use your biceps to bring the dumbbells closer. Lower the weight down and repeat.

To get you started with these beginner low-impact strength training exercises, you can find all equipment with us at Squat Racks Canada.

We are a reputed company that is known to manufacture the best quality of gym equipment Canada that will allow you to start your fitness journey right away.

Being a 100% Canadian owned and operated company, we provide the most sturdy and durable workout equipment that will help you achieve your fitness goals and stay on the path for longer.

We use the finest quality of high-grade steel that is sourced from different suppliers in Canada to create strong and long-lasting equipment for our customers. No matter whether you are a beginner or a pro, we have got something for everyone.

When you visit our online store, you will find a wide range of strength training equipment such as dumbbells, barbell Canada, weight bench, squat stands, squat racks, weight plates, and more. You can either buy this equipment individually or as a bundle.

We also provide gym equipment accessories such as heavy-duty gym mat, power rack storage pins, and more. With us at Squat Racks Canada, you don’t have to go anywhere else for getting workout equipment.

Apart from quality, we also lay a huge emphasis on the looks of the gym equipment. Hence, we are known to provide aesthetic gym equipment that will make you look excellent while working out.

So, visit our online store now and check out our range!

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