Beginner Bodyweight Workout in 5 Min

This video is a 5 min beginner bodyweight workout routine. Exercises included in this video are:
Body weight squats
Calf raises
Hamstring curls
Seated straight leg raises
Push ups
Glute bridges

Muscle strengthening has incredible benefits to the body and improves our overall health. Do this routine once a day to build a foundation and then progress to more advanced exercises and longer routines. You can even do this routine twice or three times back to back for a better workout.

► Things my patients have found helpful:
Please note that I get a lot of requests and questions about what equipment is ‘best’ for treating a variety of conditions. The following is not meant to be an exhaustive or definitive list. Please use it as a starting point. If you have questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider. With that said, I have tried a number of the products below, but not all. I have included some based on positive feedback from many of my patients. As an Amazon Associate, Dr Peng earns from qualifying purchases. If you purchase any product using the below affiliate links, you are helping Dr Peng maintain this channel.

The following are Thorne supplements which are NSF certified. NSF independently assesses products without being affiliated with the companies that produce them. Not only do they certify that what’s on the label is in the bottle, they also do toxicology review to certify product formulation and contaminant review to ensure the product contains no undeclared ingredients or unacceptable levels of contaminants.

Boswellia Extract:
Turmeric & Curcumin: ​​
Glucosamine & Chondroitin:
Creatine Monohydrate:
Omega 3 and 6:
Vitamin D 5000:
Vitamin B complex:

*Soft Tissue & Rehab*
Massage ball:
Foam roller:
Stretching strap:
TENS unit:
Heating pad:
Resistance bands:

*Braces & Supports*
Hinged knee brace:
Neoprene knee sleeve:
Volar wrist brace:
Thumb spica brace:
Ankle lace up brace:
Tennis/Golfer’s elbow brace:
Superfeet orthotic inserts:

*Recommended Textbooks & Resources*
The Trigger Point Manual:
Trigger Point Wall Charts:

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Jeffrey Peng MD is a nonoperative orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He created a YouTube channel and blog to translate cutting edge medical knowledge and clinical research to benefit all those looking to live an active and healthy lifestyle. He focuses on maximizing non-surgical treatments for sports injuries and orthopedic conditions. He specializes in using orthobiologics and ultrasound guided minimally invasive techniques to treat osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, and musculoskeletal disorders.

Dr. Peng is board certified in sports medicine and family medicine. He completed residency with the Stanford family medicine residency program and completed his sports medicine training with the Stanford primary care sports medicine fellowship in San Jose. He is an active faculty member for both programs and is excited about training the next generation of physicians.

Dr. Peng’s sports medicine clinic is located in Campbell, California.
Twitter: @JeffreyPengMD;

► Disclaimer

My content reflects my own opinion and does not represent the views or opinions of my employers or hospital systems I am affiliated with. They are meant for educational purposes only. They do not substitute for the medical advice of a physician. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have regarding your health.

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