10 Exercises for Building Muscles Without Using Weights!

10 Exercises for Building Muscles Without Using Weights!
By Positivemed-Team
Edited By: Stephanie Dawson
[Last Updated On March 3rd 2014]

Body Weight Push-Ups
Push-ups are a great exercise performed using body weight. Not only can you do push-ups with various hand positions but it can be done from an elevated surface. Push-ups are touted as one of the best exercises around the globe and involve effective movement of several body muscles.

Body Weight Squats

Squats are an indicator of ankle, hip, and thoracic mobility. You can perform squats against the wall to improve proficiency and technique. They are effective in enhancing the muscles of your legs.

Bulgarian Split Squats

These split squats increase leg strength and build muscle and help hip and knee mobility. You do not need to go to the gym to perform them and they can easily be performed anywhere.


Few people have the stamina and patience to stick to crunches, they are deemed most effective among the many exercises that help you build muscular mass in and around the waist. Running and cardio need to be combined, but defining the abs or simply flattening the stomach is best achieved by crunches.

The presence of a gym trainer or any kind of equipment is not required for this exercise, do them at least twice a week. Its the most basic training exercise that helps to maximize your back, neck, and arms. Keep doing this until you reach the stage of muscle fatigue and cannot lift yourself again.

10 Exercises for Building Muscles (Without Using Weights!)