We spend far too much time indoors, especially if you have the opportunity to travel to scenic spots
On this Way, the trainer Charlee Atkins, CSCS, keeps up her training while she's on the move We saw her adjusting a core circuit to the exterior corridors of an Airbnb On vacation – watch as they set some of the USA's most breathtaking scenery as a backdrop used for a versatile 7-minute abdominal muscle workout.
The routine should be especially useful for busy travelers who do not. Englisch: emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art … = 157 & lang = en You know how to balance your holiday fitness. "It's important to stay active while traveling, and we often take to the streets because we do not know exactly what we're doing with the sport should body, "says Atkins. "If you're like me, you spend a lot of time walking around and exercising your legs, but you need some exercises that you can do anywhere to train the abdominals and arms."
Just do it. Be sure to keep your shoulders in good shape. If you have had problems with the joints in the past, Atkins recommends slow driving. "During this workout, you should take turns lying flat on the mat (lying on your back) to challenge your arms, but also to let them rest when needed," she says.
To complete the vacation core circuit, all you need is some space to spread out. Ideally, you may use a yoga mat or towel as the basis for your back movements, but a clear turf spot in a park or a smooth spot on the beach sand could work perfectly as well. If you need a practical mat, check out this self-rolling option from our Backslash Fit brand.
Complete each exercise for 30 seconds without a break.
- Lifting planks and arms.
- Windmill with side planks (right).
- bicycle crunch. 19659010] Plank Bird Dog
- Alternating side plank and pushups
Take the course twice without a break, working about 7 minutes continuously. Do you want an extra challenge? Rest for 1 minute and then complete another round for a 15-minute session.
Want to learn more moves from Atkins? Take a look at our series of training tips: Try Her Move. Brett Williams
Brett Williams, associate fitness editor at Men's Health, is a former professional footballer and tech reporter who divides his training time between strength and strength conditioning, martial arts and running.