Millions of people make a resolution to exercise daily and start living a healthy lifestyle. Some people adhere to the resolution in the month of January while some abandon it till the end of the month. Lots of men and women pay thousands of dollars for gym membership.
Friends, do not worry if you cannot hit the gym daily because of your hectic schedule. There are several other ways in which you can keep your body fit and healthy. Here’s a plan for mini-workouts:
- Choose a place or activity that you can perform daily. You can either go for a walk, swimming, or exercise at home.
- Commit to do a mini-workout every day. Stick to the routine and it will have positive impact on your health. For instance, 10 push-ups off the kitchen counter, or 20 minutes step-ups can be a good workout.
- The intensity and duration of the workout would depend on how many mini-workouts you can do in a day. Depending on your daily schedule and personal fitness goals, you can plan several mini-workouts throughout the day while at work or home. Start with 2 workouts per day and then, increase the numbers. One can park the car at some distance daily, and walking to the car every time will burn some calories. You’ll surely enjoy mini-workouts and would not make any excuses to avoid them. Taking a walk for five minutes every hour at your office can also be beneficial.
If you’re just starting to exercise, make the mini-workouts easy and simple to perform. Once you start working out, you can think of joining a gym to achieve your fitness goals.
List of exercises to start with:
- 2 leg squats
- Jumping jacks
- Step ups- You can use the stairs at your home or office
- Lateral squats
- Push ups
- Shoulder press
You can use these exercises in rotation as per your convenience and requirements. It can be a good idea to invest in some inexpensive fitness gears to achieve a healthy body. Talk to a fitness expert and get an idea about the fitness gears you can buy to tone up your body.
So, get started with mini-workouts today and get a healthier you!