4 Workouts you can do in a small space
Not everyone needs (or can afford) a fancy gym membership. And for the busy professional, student or new mom – making time for fitness can seem like an awfully daunting task. We’ve scoured the internet to come up with a list of 4 great at home workouts you can do in your own living room – with very little space and little to no equipment. Check it out!
High Intensity Interval Training (also known as HIIT) is all the rage these days. According to FitnessBlender.com HIIT is defined as short, intense bursts of physical activity, paired with quick rest intervals. Not only is this type of exercise quick and incredibly effective, it torches calories at a high rate and continues to burn them for up to 48-72 hours after you’ve finished your workout. Sounds pretty great, if you ask us. Give it a shot.
Stretch it out
Prefer something a little lower key? Yoga’s the ticket! Good for the mind, body and soul – it’s no wonder it continues to be a trendy form of exercise. Yoga will burn fat, build long, lean muscle and help you unwind and find your zen at the end of a long school or work day. But if stepping into a studio sounds intimidating, why not start right from the comfort of your own home? Try this flow sequence.
Work that core
They say a strong core is the key to good posture, which is especially important if you’re sitting at a desk all day. The best part about a quick core workout? You can do it almost anywhere. Whether it’s at home in your living room or bedroom, or even at school or work (you might get some funny looks, but it can be done!) We love these 9 bodyweight exercises for your abs from SELF Magazine.
For the mamas
There’s no doubt that exercising post-baby can be a challenge. It’s often hard to find the time, strength and energy to get back in the groove. Luckily, there are some fabulous at home workouts you can try with your little one. Not only will these exercises help get you back in shape in no time, they’ll encourage a strong mom and baby bond – it’s a win-win! Give these moves a try.