Spring Training: Tips to Help You Go From Sweaters To Sleeveless
The S word is about to slip out. Swimsuit. And there’s more…Sleeveless, Shorts…Instead of getting seriously stressed, focus on a good S-word: Spring. Spring is the official preseason. Our chance to shape up before the regular season gets underway. I’ve got some stress free tips to get you out of your winter sweater and into something sleeveless just in time for summer.
The reappearance of the sun can get you stoked to step up your work out. The spring preseason lasts about two months. Use all of this time and ease into these tips. It’s important to remember that being sedentary for a while can leave your muscles vulnerable to injury. So it’s important to stretch before and after you work out. Gradually increase the intensity of your work out over time.
Simple Spring Training Tips To Help You Go From Sweaters To Sleeveless:
Strength training has some serious benefits. From sculpting our arms for those sleeveless outfits to stablizing our weight, building stronger bones and protecting against diseases like diabetes strength training is a must. 3 Days, 3 Sets, 3 Muscle Groups. Begin with three weight-training sessions aim to target 3 muscle groups per workout like your arms, legs and back. For each exercise you do, try to perform three sets of 10 to 12 reps.
You should allot 30 minutes at least 3-5 days a week for a dedicated workout. However, every day think about adding some level of exercise into your routine. From cleaning up more intensely to taking as little as 10 minutes to walk around your neighborhood or the the office will help. Participating with your kids during play time is a great way to kick start your heart rate and to get your muscles working. Break out the bikes and go for a ride in the neighborhood. Tag along with your husband on golf days. It is a low impact way to get your legs, arms and back in shape.
Have a Cold One
When you drink your 8 glasses of water a day it will speed up the body’s metabolism. Cold water also increases our metabolic rate as the body exerts effort to warm the water. And when drinking water, no calories are ingested but calories are used.