Working out is already hard enough, but adding in the holidays and it can make us see it as even less of a priority. With shopping for presents, and getting ready to see the family how would even be possible to sneak in a workout routine? On the other hand, taking care yourself will not only make you feel good, its good for you. So buckle down with these 10 at home workouts to help you stay fit for the holidays
1. Star Fishes
Hone in those stomach muscles with this simple ab workout move. Begin by laying down on the ground with your legs straight, and have your arms spread wide out by your side. Slowly raise your right arm towards your left leg. Return to the starting position to complete one rep
2. Donkey Kicks
Shape up that booty with a few donkey kicks. Get on all fours on a mat or the floor, make sure to have hands under shoulders and knees under hips. Keep right knee bent 90 degrees, flex right foot and lift knee to hip level. Lower knee without touching floor, and then lift again. After completing number of desired reps, switch legs and repeat.
Continue to build the booty with this at home workout to help keep you fit! First stand tall with hands by your side, shoulders shoulder-length apart. Then keeping your back flat and core tight, push your hips back, bend the knees, and lower your body until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Return to position for one rep.
4. Push Ups
Feeling the need to strengthen those arm muscles, try push ups! Getting down on the ground, lay your toes on the ground lowering yourself with your arms at a perfect 90-degree angle. Keep your elbows close to the body, and your head facing forward. Keep your body at a flat level, and then push back up to complete a rep.
5. Side Sit Ups
Burn those oblique muscles with this simple exercise. Lie down on the floor on, and bend your knees. Then place your upper arms hand behind your head and lower arms hand straight out from your body. Breathing crunch your side as high as possible, aim to get that elbow as close to the thigh as possible. Return to starting position to complete one rep.
6. Side Mountain Climbers
Keep working out that belly this holiday season with this simple move. Go into the push up position with you arms as straight as possible. Move your right leg toward your left elbow, and then move the left leg toward the right elbow. After that you’ve done one rep!
Want to mix it up? Try adding a burpee to your exercising regime. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, and put all the weight in your heels. Pushing your arms back, bend your knees, and lower your body into a squat. Place your hands directly in front of you on the floor. Next jump back, landing into a plank position before jumping again forward so that your feet are outside of your hands. Reach arms over your head and jump in the air before landing to repeat another rep.
Tired of the same old ab workouts? Spice it up with this move. Starting on your back, pull legs into a diamond shape, with soles of feet together. With arms above your head roll up into sitting position, sitting up tall exhale and roll back down. Repeat this move at least 10 times to receive the desired affect.
Tired of being in doors try this move. First you want to make sure to stretch out your leg muscles. Second begin by warming up the body by lighting running at a light jog. Third ease into a moderate pace for the remainder of the run.
10.Strecth it out
The last one is more of a reminder. Post workout stretching is important as it help to alleviate pain in the muscles.