When on vacation, do not worry if you find a decent place to sweat. There are countless hotel room routines to get you started, but if you do not want to settle down on this questionable carpet for a core breaker, there are steps you can take with your feet.
This is the situation coach, Charlee Atkins, CSCS, who was on vacation. "I felt like moving." but not so much, so I went out of my airbnb and was just starting to move, "she says. I put together some of these exercises for standing exercises to a mini-circuit, and that has brought the whole trick. "19659005" This routine not only solved her inactivity problem, but Atkins had a different style of training than she might otherwise have tried, with the benefits she would have given up if dropped to the ground floor by core.
" Standing abdominal exercises are creeping attacks on the whole body, "she says." Traditional abdominal exercises put you on the floor, but in this case, the training itself became a great full-body warm-up. "
Three To perform movements, just look for some space where you are at. All you need is yourself.
- Hinges on the hips to bend down and in Raise the leg just behind you and balance on the planted leg rowing one arm and then the other, keeping your spine straight, repeating this for the time (30 to 45 seconds) and then change legs.
Standing leg raises
- Reach your arms above your head. Get one leg up and hold it straight as you push down to touch your toe with both hands. Repeat the process on the other side and then change for 30 to 45 seconds.
Squat + Knee-Up Twist
- Perform a basic bodyweight workout. When standing, bring your opposite knee and elbow together to hit the slanted surfaces. Repeat the process on the other side and then change for 30 to 45 seconds.
Perform the circuit three times and rest for 1 minute between each full repetition. Atkins recommends adding this routine for dynamic warm-up on whole body days, as a quick cardio push on days you travel, or even at the end of your workout as a finisher.
Would you like to learn more about Atkins? ? Take a look at our series with their training tips: Try Her Move.