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At Home Workouts

At Home Workouts

At-Home Workouts for Everyone

In the new world of social distancing, many of us are left wondering how to stay active whilst staying at home. 

For people who have an established routine at the gym this time can be an opportunity to try some new workout styles. 

For those of who have been meaning to get back into being active, now is an excellent time to kickstart your fitness goals in the comfort of your own home. 

We’ve done the legwork (pun intended) and rounded up some great all-over workouts below.

Low-Tech

For those of us lucky enough to have our own outdoor space or ability to leave home, a simple walk around the yard (or neighbourhood streets, subject to government advice) can be a great way to soak up some outdoor time. 

Carry a can of tinned goods in each hand for some added resistance!

Pilates

Pilates is an excellent full body workout that sometimes requires equipment, but we’ve found a couple of great introductory options. Pay attention to your core activation as this will protect your back and neck!

For an easy eight minute introduction:

For more of a challenge:


Yoga:

 

Yoga is an incredible low-impact form of exercise that has proven benefits for joint health and stress relief. We’ve found a couple of gentle sessions that will get you moving.

 

Barre:

If you’ve tried barre before you’ll already know… get ready for an effective (read: sometimes intense) workout. No equipment or barre required, just a chair! Take note of your balance when trying these workouts.

For an all-over workout:

For a lower body focused session:

 

Classic:

Jane Fonda to the rescue! A highly effective way to get the heart rate up. 

This advice is general in nature and does not consider your individual circumstances. It is intended to be educational in nature and does not constitute medical advice. Care should be taken when undertaking any physical activity and reasonable precautions should be taken to prevent injury. If you feel that any of the activity mentioned in this article is excessive for your individual circumstances, discontinue immediately and seek medical advice.

Important Information:

This advice is general in nature and does not consider your individual circumstances. 

It is intended to be educational in nature and does not constitute medical advice. 

Care should be taken when undertaking any physical activity and reasonable precautions should be taken to prevent injury. 

If you feel that any of the activity mentioned in this article is excessive for your individual circumstances, discontinue immediately and seek medical advice.

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