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Tips for Working Out at Home

Happy Holiday Season everyone!

I can’t believe Christmas is so soon. I’ve thought a lot about my shopping list but naturally, I’ve barely scratched the surface. Oh well, it always gets done doesn’t it?? (Thank you, Amazon).

Today I wanted to chat a little bit about working out at home. Kids, spouse time and jobs can make it tough to get to a gym/studio on a regular basis. Plus the darker/colder weather does not help with my motivation to leave the house once hubby is home!

Curling up with a glass of wine and watching “This Is Us” is way more appealing. Right?

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With all that said, I need to sneak in some workouts somehow during the week.

Below are a few of my tips to kickstart your motivation (reword) to workout at home:

Lay out your Equipment

If I am planning on a workout during naptime, I will lay out my yoga mat in the middle of the kitchen or living room. If I physically have to step over it all morning, then I have a physical reminder to get my butt moving when the kiddos are asleep!

Find Something You Like

I know this goes without saying, but if you don’t find a type of exercise that you enjoy- you are not going to do it. Nowadays there are SO many more options out there than traditional exercise- dance workouts, HIIT workouts, TRX workouts, barre workouts – just to name a few. Lately I’ve been going through some Blogilates , Love Sweat & Fitness and some Tone it Up workouts. They all have youtube videos = awesome.

Dress the Part

Cute workout clothes always help, and if I get dressed in them first thing then I have no excuse. I love that athleisure is “a thing” these days, since that’s basically what I live in.

Some of my favorite looks are:

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Beyond Yoga Space Dye Leggings are AMAZING. Like the most comfortable pair of yoga pants ever. I love them.

{And no, I don’t look like this when I’m working out at home. I wish}

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zella

Zella has the cutest shirts that are comfy and perfect to layer over a tank top or wear on their own.

Do you workout at home?

What are some of your favorite tips for working out at home?

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15 Minute HIIT Workout

Happy Friday everyone!!

Can you believe it is already Memorial Day weekend? Anyone have big plans? Ours is going to be pretty low key consisting of BBQ’ing, hanging out with some friends and being lazy at home. My kind of weekend.

Now, onto the workout………..

HIIT (High intensity interval training) routines have been all the rage lately and for good reason. These types of workouts include any variation of intense work alternated with less intense work or rest. Tabata is a type of HIIT workout. These workouts are efficient, can be performed without equipment, and the high intensity helps your body to burn more fat. With that said, let’s get started……

You will need a stopwatch, yoga mat, and water for this routine.  Perform each exercise for 30 seconds and rest for 30-60 seconds in between sets.

Repeat the circuit 2-3x. And get ready to sweat…I know I was!

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Do you enjoy HIIT workouts?

Do you like to workout at home?

Enjoy the long weekend friends!

Fabulously Fit For Fall Workout

Happy Friday Friends!

I know its been awhile since I’ve shared an at home workout…well you are all in luck today! Here is my latest at-home-make-you-sweat-workout! (fist pump!) Fall WorkoutPerform each exercise for 1 minute and rest for 30 seconds-1 minute in between each circuit.

Perform each circuit 2-3x through.

Enjoy and go get sweating!

~M