September 22, 2016
When life gets busy it can get extra hard to keep up with your health and fitness. We’ve come up with some ideas to help keep you on track without taking up too much of your time.
Faster, more high impact workouts – You don’t always have to be at the gym for an hour. You can get your sweat on faster by decreasing the reps and upping the weights. Another way to cut down on time at the gym is to get your cardio in before you even get there by running to the gym if it’s close enough.
Learn some quick recipes - Slaving over a hot stove is no fun, especially when you’ve had a long day and arrive home late into the night. To make sure that on these days you don’t reach for unhealthy convenience foods learn some super quick recipes you can cook up quick. Freezing healthy food ahead of time is always a great option for when you don’t have time to cook.
Work out at home – It’s easier than you think and you don’t need to purchase any equipment to get a good work out in. If you hop on YouTube, there are a ton of at home work outs and a lot of them can be done quickly. You’d be surprised at how fast you can sweat after just five minutes of some of these workouts!
Take the stairs – If your day is jam packed and you just can’t make time for a workout, take the stairs everywhere you go. Not only is this a good workout for your legs, it’s also an awesome way to get some cardio in for the day.
Set manageable health and fitness goals – By doing this you’ll save yourself from getting discouraged. It takes time to get to where you want to be and there’s nothing wrong with that. Small improvements every day, whether it’s eating a healthier lunch or taking a walk after work, can really get your going in the right direction and will eventually turn into a healthy habit.
Just because you’re busy, don’t let your health suffer. It’s the most priceless thing in the world. Are there any tips you would like to share with us that help keep you healthy even on your busiest days?comments powered by Disqus