Best workouts for your first day back after a break!
Today is the day to get back into those daily workouts after taking a break! Don’t know exactly where to start? Don’t fret, we can walk you through six exercises that you can do to dive back in. Take it a bit easy on yourself as you are easing back into it. Treat yourself like a beginner and before you know it, you will be back in the swing of things.
1 – Bodyweight exercises – Do these each for 3 rounds resting for 1 minute in between. 20 Jumping jacks, 20 squats, 20 lunges, 10 pushups, 40 punches, and 60-second elbow plank. This is an easy workout that will get your heart pumping and help ease yourself back into your daily workout routine. No weights required.
2 – Free weights – Start out going with lighter weights, doing some deadlifts, front squats, overhead press. Use a lighter weight so your arms aren’t too sore for the next day workouts.
3 – Machine weight training – It is great because the apparatus helps you through the correct pattern of movement with no stress on your part. You won’t have to worry about proper form as much as you would with free weights. Machine exercises will also help you get comfortable in the gym.
4 – Running, Cycling, or Elliptical – Do two miles and take it easy the first mile, speed things up on the second mile. See how you are feeling and push yourself a tiny bit. If you choose to cycle, or the elliptical goes for 30 minutes, 20 minutes take it easy, and 10 minutes really push yourself.
5 – Yoga – Yoga is the perfect way to meditate and stretching your muscles will leave you to feel refreshed and ready to go. It helps to increase your flexibility and helps to improve your overall performance
6 – Stretch – Do not skip this step, this is the most important part. It will help with your sore muscles. It helps to increase your blood flow to your muscles, improves your posture, it will help to prevent and heal lower back pain, is a stress reliever, and can calm your mind.