8 Best Exercises You Should Be Doing, According to Trainers

These expert-approved moves will get you stronger and fitter in no time.

Giselle Castro-Sloboda

I’m a Fitness & Nutrition writer for CNET who enjoys binging Netflix shows, cooking new recipes, going for a scenic run or hitting the weight room at the gym.

Squats are one of the top recommended exercises by trainers.

If you’re new to exercising or looking to change up your routine, you’re probably wondering which exercises are actually worth doing. Any movement throughout the day is good for your physical and mental health. But there are certain exercises that are beneficial to include in your weekly fitness routine. They may even set you up to better achieve your fitness goals. 

We spoke to personal trainers to find out the types of exercises you should be adding to your workouts. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned fitness enthusiast, there are ways to make these exercises easier or harder depending on your fitness level. 

Try these expert-approved exercises next time you’re in the gym or working out at home.