Hello guys!! Sometimes getting to the gym or working out anywhere can be a challenge. We’ve put together a few simple tips that we follow to aid us in getting the most out of our workouts. We all live busy lives and fitting in a workout into a busy day can be a challenge so we must maximize our time and energy. The best way to get the most from your time is to have a plan for your workout or effort.
1. Have a plan.
Choose how long the workout will last and muscle group to train. For example, the total workout will last 1 hour and the focus will be some form of cardio for 20 to 30 minutes along with the rest of the time working your chest, triceps - 4, 3 exercises, 3-4 sets, 6-15 reps. Also, stick to the basic movements to perform the exercise keeping your rest time in between sets at a minimum.
2. Track your time and heart rate.
Your time is valuable, so stick to your initial goal. Complete your hour and get out of there and on to your next task of the day. Doing this will keep you focused on getting the most out of your workout without distractions. Tracking your heart rate throughout your workout. Become familiar with your target zones to get the most out of your workout.
For example, your maximum heart rate is about 220 minus your age. Based on your heart rate number, try to stay within 60 % -70 % of your max. This is considered a light zone for general endurance and fat burning.
3. Stick to your plan and have fun.
Celebrate and pat yourself on the back for the doing something good for your health, physically and emotionally. You had a great fat burning workout by monitoring your target heart rate zone throughout the training session. It’s such a rewarding feeling when you accomplish a goal and check that to do off your daily list.
This is how we approach each workout. We hope our tips help you to do the same.