A lot of people hitting the gym suffer from thickness around their calves and thighs area which also leads to leg swelling and tightness of clothes. To slim down your legs and butts there is a very beneficial exercise – stepper. Steppers are very compact and easy to fit machine that makes it easy to do your workout whenever and wherever you wish to do it. It is good for toning lower body including thighs, butt and legs. It increases stamina of a person and makes their pelvic muscles and bones really strong and dense. In this article we will see five exercises on stepper machine along with its benefits.
5 Exercises On Stepper Machine And What Are Its Benefits:
Stepper As A Stair Climber
Stepper can be used as a stair climber machine. In this exercise one need to pressing the legs down alternatively down by application of force and elevate the body so that your lower body muscles gets properly trained and toned. This exercise looks similar to climbing a staircase. It helps by preventing any kind of pelvic distortion in the body.
Steppers With Dumbells
This exercise introduces a little variation into a normal stepper exercise by doing strength training at the same time. Here you can also hold dumbbells in both of your hands while your legs are working out. This will become a full body workout which will strengthen your arms as well as shoulders.
Steppers With Chest Workout
In this stepper exercise you can not only hold the dumbbell but also move it with the rhythms of the movement of legs to perform chest workout. Take the dumbbell of whichever weight is comfortable to you and with the proper coordination of your legs take your hands up from the chest region and bring them back to the chest region. Do it alternately with both hands. With combining of upper body movements your step exercise provides dual benefits of leg and chest workout.
Steppers With Triceps Workout
This is again one more variation of stepper exercise wherein with the movement of legs your hands will also move resulting into triceps workout. Hold the dumbells in both of your hands and now with the movement of legs take one hand upwards till your waist and then bring it down. Now do it with other hand. This movement of hands will make triceps as well as legs strong and healthy. It will also remove unwanted fat accumulations in the calfs.
Steppers With Inclination
If you have an elliptical steppers machine then you can keep it at incline position level 1 to 20. This will become a quadriceps dominant motion machine, in which your leg movements become similar as climbing stairs. This exercise makes your quads and glutes strong and toned.
Not only your muscles become dense but also help in tightening your abdominal region by shedding off excess fat accumulations. It is very beneficial in targeting core muscles which includes spine, abdominal muscles, chest muscles etc. making it strong and help you lift weights easily. This way these balls bring balance, strength and stability in your abdominal muscles.