Spring workout planning is a great way to make sure your starting the year off right. The workouts don’t have to be entirely new either, just small changes. Try out these 8 moves to refresh your spring workout regime.
1. Push Ups
To correctly execute this move you’ll want to make sure your facing the floor. Keep your feet together, and your weight should be on your chest. Now, raise yourself using your arms. You got this spring workout down!
Stand erect with your feet one shoulder width apart. Begin to push your hips back, slowly bending your knees at an 90 degree angle. Keeping your back straight and eyes forward, slowly raise back toward your starting position.
This spring workout requires you to start on your forearms and elbow directly under you. Clasp your hands in front of your face, then rise on your toes. At this point only your arms and toes should be touching the ground. Hold for at least 10 seconds then release. Its easy to see why this would be a refreshing spring workout.
Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat apart. Place your hands behind your head and hold your elbows out to the side. Now gently pull forward with your abdominals, curl up so your upper body is lifted. Hold for a moment before returning to starting position.
5. Lifting weights
For this move all you need is a pair of dumbbells and some space to move in. Set aside time in your day to do this for at least ten reps when your first starting out. You can lose fat and get super lean with this spring workout move. Plus if you don’t want to go to the gym alone try to recruit a friend to go with you.
6. Jump Rope
Place your hand in a starting position. Now place the rope behind your head, to turn it over your head when you jump. Start gently flipping it toward you, and set a steady pace. When your comfortable enough begin to build up a faster pace. Continue to do this for at least ten minutes when first starting out.
Start in a standing position for this spring workout. Take a big step with your right leg, placing your heel then foot down on the ground. Lower your body until your right knee is bent at a 90 degree angle, while keeping your upper body straight. Push yourself up with your right foot to starting position. Begin the next rep on the other side.
8. High Jumps
This simple spring workout requires you to start with opposite sides of the body. Starting with your right arm extended outward, begin to hop with the left leg. Making sure the left arm is swinging back. This will give you the momentum needed for the jump.