JUST THE TIP TUESDAY: 6 ways to work out in a hurry
For the fitness minded people out there who find it hard to make time for a workout, this article will cover 6 ways to workout in a hurry. These steps will help you maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle, along with your demanding job and crazy busy lifestyle.
1. Plan Ahead And Stick To It
Like any other important event during the day, your workout also needs to be planned in advance. A time period during the day should be fixed for workout. And as much as it is important to plan your schedule, it is even more important to stick to your plan. So, whatever schedule you devise for the day, set it in stone and adhere to it without fail. Whether you workout in a hurry or at leisure, sticking to your plan is the key.
2. Use Superset Circuits
Superset circuits are a great way to maintain a healthy and fit body. Superset circuits are a dynamic and high-intensity workout. Supersets definitely help you work out in a hurry as workout does not take much time and takes care of every part of the body. Supersets allow you to focus and work on all your muscle groups more completely while still getting enough recovery. Speaking about recovery, what you eat plays a big role in this. Read my article on 6 foods that are the best for fat loss (including some great tips for what to eat before and after a workout)
3. Avoid Distractions
Distractions during the exercise extends the exercise time. So, if you want to workout in a hurry, go for a focused workout. Put your cell phone on silent or airplane mode and increase your concentration power, don’t make excuses and dedicate all that time to the workout only. Here is a 15 minutes exercise that can help you regain focus.
4. Go During Quiet Times
It is strongly advised that if you are going for a workout, go during quiet times. The reason behind this is, the calmness adds on to your workout. It also provides a conducive environment for you to get the most out of your fitness regime. An added bonus to going during quiet times is that your favourite machines will always be free and waiting for you.
5. Get In The Zone
When you get in your zone, you complete your workout sets faster and with better efficiency. Hit the gym, get in your zone and workout like a beast. It will be the best way to unwind and have the perfect workout. At the same time, it will prevent any wastage of time since you would be entirely focussed.
6. Skip The Shower
Showering post workout can take away some of your precious time. But if you are in a hurry, then there is no need to shower after your workout. Use a damp towel or wet-wipes to wipe away your sweat and get to your schedule without worrying too much.