19 of the Best Exercises for Beginners to Try at Home

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Dumbbell step-up
Body parts Abs, Glutes, Hamstrings, Lower Body, Quads - The dumbbell step-up is a multi-joint, single-sided strength movement for the lower body, emphasizing the quads, hamstrings, and glutes. The exercise also improves core strength and stability.
How to do it: Stand in front of bench with a dumbbell in each hand. Place your right foot onto the bench, push up through your heel to lift your whole body up. Step down with your left foot and repeat on the opposite side.