26 bodyweight exercises you can do at home

Strengthening your upper body

Working on your upper body will increase your ability to perform everyday activities such as reaching, pulling, pushing and lifting, as well as toning your arms and shoulders.


11. Incline push-ups

Keep your body rigid throughout the movement. Your goal is to complete 15 reps, and once you’ve managed to do it comfortably, take a 30-second rest and try to complete sets of 3.



1. Stand facing a table with your hands on the edge, slightly wider than shoulder width.

2. Realign your feet so that your arms and body are completely straight.

3. Bend your elbows to lower your chest to the edge of the table, and return to start position by pushing yourself back.