Exercising is associated with movement, action and vitality. Chilling out is associated with laziness and passivity. Your physical level is often measured by how often you exercise. How many times have someone of your pals said something like "I walked fifteen miles this morning!" or "I hit the gym four times a week"?

The same goes for levels passivity, when you hear words like "I have been playing video games for two day " or "I have watched Sex and the city for twenty hours without interruptions"— that is synonymous with laziness.

However, you should know that exercising isn't always require active movements such as, running, jumping, pulling and pushing. It is possible to work out and remain still. This type of activity is called isometric exercise. It is the type of exercise, which requires holding one challenging pose for a prolonged period of time.

Performing isometric exercises is an amazing way to grow lean muscles, burn extra fat, build strength and prevent bone and joint injuries.

In this article, we would like to show you five effective isometric exercises, which can help you strengthen your muscles and get in shape. This effective workout consists of fat burning exercises such as, dumbbell holds, isometric deadlifts, planks, pull-up holds and wall sits. These moves will improve your lower body strength and flexibility, strengthen your core and burn extra fat on your body.

Are you ready to try it? Scroll down to see how to do these isometric movements correctly to get the most out of this training routine. It is time to exercise, ladies!

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#1. Dumbbell holds

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#2. Isometric deadlifts

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#3. Planks

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#4. Pull-up holds

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#5. Wall sits

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