The Best Strength-training Exercises For Weight Loss

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

1. Squats:

Lower your body by bending your knees and pushing your hips back.

Push through your heels to return to the starting position.

Stand with your feet hip-width apart and a barbell or dumbbells in front of you.

2. Deadlifts:

Bend at your hips and knees to lower your torso and grab the weight(s).

Keep your back straight as you lift the weight(s) by extending your hips and knees.

Take a step forward with one foot and lower your body until both knees are bent at 90-degree angles.

3. Lunges:

Push back to the starting position and repeat with the other leg.

Lunges target the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes, and they also engage the core for stability.

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