How to Stay Fit Despite a Busy Schedule
Maintaining an active lifestyle has become a necessity in today's world. There's so much on our plate that needs constant attention. We strive to do the best on the job, at home, and in our communities. While fitting in every role that life has offered us, we forget to focus on our health.
Work, specifically, can get in the way of working out! Indeed, there is a huge enigma going on, and it turns into more pronounced the more demanding a job gets. We struggle to find time for exercise and on the other hand, we can't totally ignore it as it's integral to a successful being.
So, stop stressing, read on for the 5 ways for getting your fitness in, even when life gets kooky.
5 Ways to Fit Exercise in your Hectic Routine
Regular exercise might also seem a bit daunting & intimidating, but because the time commitment is so short it'll be a lot easier than you have ever thought. Your everyday routine also comes with the benefit of starting a good habit, and that will make it easier to continue your exercise routine as time goes on.
Workout at Work
Get your daily dose of exercise even if you're working the entire day. Ideally, the types of exercise you chose shouldn't require much prep. You can keep dumbbells or compact exercise equipment at your workstation. Crunch in 12-15 reps of dumbbell curls, and abs crunch intent for 2 to 3 sets.
Make Your Own Exercise Sequence & Get Started
If you're not sure where to get started, you can use this follow-up schedule to obtain a perfect balance. This Exercise set can help you in many ways, if you incorporate it with cardio with each goal alternate days.
- Monday: Upper Body
- Tuesday: Core
- Wednesday: Lower Body
- Thursday: Upper Body
- Friday: Core
- Saturday: Lower Body
- Sunday: Relaxation
Use Competitions as Incentives
Just as the teamwork is a key to become successful at work, competitions has its merits when it comes to motivating ourselves for regular workout. You can find any suitable competition that fits your skill level. Competitions helps in setting and achieving your fitness goal and triggers the push you need to keep yourself moving.
Make Fitness a Lifestyle Change
Every New Year resolution tops with 'more gym and workout', however, our motivation weakens by the second month of the year –and it's the busy schedule to blame. Let's face it, we never take the health and fitness goals as seriously as an unexpectedly urgent meeting with client. It's all about priorities, you have to do some hard prioritizing when it comes to exercise. This is why the entire workout hacks revolve around an idea, "Fitness should fit seamlessly into your life".
Choose something, Over NOTHING
During your office or work place's breaks, get off your chair and head towards the nearest gym or you may achieve your goal while staying in office. Target to execute as many reps as you can in that minimum timeframe. You can fix a minimum of 10 minutes daily in order to get back to work. Following are few workouts you can add in your daily routine even if you are really busy.
- Squats: Continue for 1 minute.
- Triceps dips: Continue for 1 minute.
- Push-ups: Continue for 1 minute.
- Mountain climbers: Continue alternating sides for 2 minutes.
- Seated skaters: If Continue alternating sides for 2 minutes.
I will give a quick and easy office workout plan in my next blog that you can easily combine with these simple warm-ups. Staying in shape is important in today's fast-paced lifestyle. Take cue from the experts and commit to do workouts as a priority –and never settle for less than feeling fit.