Sometimes, as a mom, it can be hard to get a minute to yourself, let alone enough time to do a full workout. However, there are some workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own home or garden, that don’t take a lot of prep but still get your blood pumping, leaving you feeling great. Here we will have a look at some quick, fun workouts you can incorporate into your day when you’re at home.
Volleyball Spike Training
Whether or not you play volleyball in your spare time, volleyball spike training equipment is a great way to get active in the garden, and it doesn’t take a huge deal of time out of your day. It’s a super opportunity for you to do something a bit different and learn more about the sport. It’s fun, gets you active, and you could discover a new hobby from it – beach volleyball vacations, here you come!
A YouTube Class
Use the resources you have at your fingertips – YouTube has endless videos of different workouts, totally suited to what you’re specifically looking for. It could be a dance class, pilates, weight training – you name it, there will be a YouTube video for it. The best thing is, it’s free, you can stop and start whenever you need and you can pick the ones that fit the amount of time you can dedicate to it. Have a browse online today!
Incorporate Active Habits Into Your Lifestyle
Whilst, not exactly a set exercise you do at a certain time each and every day, if you incorporate a few different habits into your lifestyle that get your heart rate up, then you’re giving yourself that little boost without even realizing it. Simple actions, such as always taking the stairs instead of the elevator or escalators, lifting weights or doing cardio whilst you watch TV, getting involved when your kids are playing outdoors, dancing as you do the cleaning, and so on, can be really beneficial for you in the long term. Plus, if it becomes something you do naturally every other day, it won’t be a chore, it will only get easier and easier. These small actions don’t take up much time and can be done whilst multitasking. Assess your day-to-day and think about where you can choose a more active way of doing it.
Do A Few Laps Around Your Neighbourhood
Running is one of the fastest ways to increase your stamina and get you feeling fit. Although it does take consistency and effort to build up how far and long you can go, it’s perfect for a quick exercise that you can do in under half an hour. Grab your running gear, pop in some headphones, and have a jog around the block for as long as you see fit. Don’t be disheartened if you struggle at first if you’re not a seasoned runner, this is normal. You just have to keep at it and you’ll find that it doesn’t take you long to see improvements.
These are just a few ideas of ways you can add more exercise into your busy life, even as a parent. What will you try out?