Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, going to the gym is not the best decision in the world. It would be better to rather work out at home. But for having a perfect work out regime at home you would need to have basic knowledge of what you are doing and proper gym equipment for a complete workout.
So let’s have a look at a few tips that would let you with your home workouts:
- Bodyweight exercises
Not everyone would be having access to the dumbells and other gym equipment. So there are many bodyweight exercises that could help build your endurance and agility. Squats, lunges, pushups, burpees, pull-ups, etc. Are a few exercises that are useful for your whole body. Furthermore, you can also jog or run in a safe zone outside, maintaining a safe distance from others.
- Scheduling out a proper session
Now, let’s take the possibility that you have enough budget to afford a home gym. In this case, it is important that you make a proper schedule for your workout. You will have to incorporate everything from weight training to cardio in your workout. For example, you can possibly rent exercise bike or a treadmill to help you hit your cardio goals along with the weight exercises that you do. As for weight training, it is important to hit different muscle groups every day as this would help you to properly train your entire body.
- Get professional help
When you are starting out as a beginner it is very important that you get some professional assistance to make sure that your workout is useful and orderly. If you don’t know what you are doing, you won’t be able to have a proper work out session and may even end up injuring yourself. You can consider hiring a private instructor for helping you out as you start the journey in your home gym. You can also consider watching workout videos to understand how to do the workouts and how to train specific muscle groups.
- Yoga & Zumba
Weight training is not the only way how you can keep yourself fit. If you don’t want a muscular look and just want to keep your weight and fitness in check, you can try out Yoga and Zumba. Yoga is an art of stretching and various postures that tends to calm you down and give you an additional dimension of fitness. Zumba is a dance-exercise routine in which one can burn about 500 calories an hour if done properly. Zumba can be done at home as well as it does not require any weights and is a freehand exercise form.
- Making space for exercise & equipment
If you are planning to work out at home, it is important to make enough space to properly work out and keep your workout equipment later on. If you are planning to rent gym equipment, it is important that you clear out some space for keeping out the equipment in the first place. Generally, a separate room or a shed on the terrace is advised for the same.
- Personalizing and cleaning your space
It is important that you personalize your space if possible as the heavy equipment may cause an injury to the family members unknowingly. It is also crucial that you clean the workout space after each session to maintain a healthy environment
So these are some things to know before you start your home work out sessions. We hope this article achieved its goal to provide you with the knowledge that you were seeking.