Pushups are great exercises to warm up your upper body before every workout session. They work your triceps, pectorial muscles and shoulders. If done properly they even strengthen your core. Biggest advantage of pushups is, they dont require any equipment and a really fast and effective exercise for building strength.
2. pull ups
Pull ups is another great exercise for strengthening your upper body and core. They are literally the best exercise for gaining muscle mass in the back and biceps. It also develops your forearms, lower back and shoulders. Pull ups are always my go to exercise. All you need is a bar.
Squats are the best compound exercises to build you lower body strength. It works you quads, hamstrings and your calves. Squats are also been known to bring anabolic boost in your body by increasing your testesterone levels promoting overall muscle building. Weightless squats everyday before every workout is a good practice.
Plank is the best exercise for building core strength and tightening your abdomen area. Not only that it also improves overall body posture. In the beginning your back will start hurting, but as you keep on doing it everyday your body will adapt to it and improve your posture.
Provided that you perform these daily and following a balanced diet, you don’t even need to go to the gym.