The winter vacations are finally here and everybody has so much to plan. No matter how you are spending your vacations, it can be anything like hanging out with family & friends, watching movies, playing, shopping and more, it will surely be a busy thing. During this super fun and crazy vacation, you might miss your daily workout sessions. Therefore, we are providing you some tips that can keep you on track during the holidays.
- PLAN YOUR WORKOUT
Make sure you plan your workout session for at least a month in advance. It becomes more important at the time of vacations because at that time trips are frequent. Plan your workout schedules according to your travel plans. If you know that you won’t be able to go to the gym for a few days, complete your workout during the trip.
- GET UP EARLY FOR WORKOUT
As work commitments get minimized during the vacations, family responsibilities catch up. Make changes in your workout schedule and complete your workout before anyone gets out of bed. In this way, your workout will not be skipped and you will also have a lot of time for the holiday stuff.
- RECRUIT A TRAINING PARTNER
Almost everybody needs the motivation to get up early on cold mornings for the workout session. But it becomes easier if you a workout partner. So, search for a workout partner during the vacations. Make a deal to hold each other responsible. You will be less likely to be guilty of leaving your partner for the workout.
- GET SOCIAL
If you are the type of person that performs better when works out in a group, plan a workout session with your friends at least once a week. If your friends are not able to come to your place you can even connect to them online. Exercising with others acts as an inspiration as well as a source of accountability. Not just this if you are on a vacation with your family you can even involve them in some physical activity like playing games and more. As we all know that playing physical games also helps you stay fit. This will even keep you connected with the family while staying active.
- MAKE USE OF BODYWEIGHT
If you don’t have time to go to the gym during the vacation then don’t worry. You can still do the workout just by using your own body’s weight. Bodyweight workouts can be performed anywhere without any equipment.
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- KEEP EVALUATING YOURSELF
You should keep on evaluating your progress to find out if you are going closer to your goals or not. It is extremely important during the holiday season. If you want to stay motivated during the winter months keep a track of your progress every two weeks.
- INDULGE, AND RESIST
It becomes hard to resist when you have all the tasty treats on your table during the holidays. Preventing yourself from your tasty foods doesn’t make any sense. Rather you can pick up the dishes you want to eat but limit yourself to one serving. Once your meal is complete, put the rest in some container and store it for later in the fridge.
- PRACTICE SHORT & HIGH-INTENSITY WORKOUTS
One of the best ways to keep up your fitness is to reduce your workouts per week and carry out high-intensity workouts. According to the study, 2.5 hours of sprint interval training produced muscle changes similar to 10.5 hours of endurance training.
We hope that the above tips will be helpful for you. Consistency is a key to any workout routine. Therefore, make exercise a habit to stay fit and healthy.