Fitness for the time-impaired
Posted: Friday, Sep. 14, 2012
Photo by: Nathan Abplanalp Photography
Becca Thiessen is a senior Elementary/Early Childhood Education major at Anderson University who is looking forward to making a positive difference in children's lives. Becca is having a blast planning her wedding, which is scheduled for next May, with her fiance, Jason Perry! Contact Becca here.
Do you ever have those days when you just feel like crud?I don't know what it is but I feel like I'm not making any more progress. A lot of it probably has to do with the fact that I can't go to the Y as often as I could during the summer and I don't have any time to go out and exercise.
As much as I love, love, LOVE Zumba and pilates, I don't have time to drive to the gym, spend an hour or so in the class, and still have enough time to devote to everything else. I have to find a way to get myself in shape without neglecting my grades and studies.
So if you're in the same boat as me, is there hope?
For all of you who simply can't find the time to go to the gym, this is for you.
Drum roll please....
Start your morning off right with a simple, fast, and effective yoga regimen. Not only will you stretch out your achy stiff bones but you'll also get a boost of energy for those mornings when you just don't want to leave the bed.
The next thing I found on Pinterest is this AMAZING site called Lazy Girl Fitness; if you have a countertop, find yourself waiting on a microwave every day, and have a gallon of milk in the fridge, you're all set for a fitness routine. Really, it's FANTASTIC.Is she a genius or what?
Now, I LOVE music. That's probably why Zumba is such a hit with me because it incorporates exercise with music. So when I found the above list of songs on Pinterest (I'm addicted I know... I'm seeing someone for it), I went berserk. Find a groovy tune and get your fitness on!
I will continue to look for more exercise routines we can do -- if you have any that you want to share, I'm all ears!
Let me know what you think!
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