Wake Up, Work Out

If you’re not much of a gym person (like me), you probably find it difficult to make time for exercise – especially in the dead of winter. I’ve found that the best way to get myself moving in the morning is with a light, indoor workout routine. A quick 15 minutes of exercise in the comfort of your dorm room can make a world of difference physically AND be a positive start to each day. Try any combination of the following – just make sure your workout lasts 15 minutes or longer (without stopping!):

workout_v2

  1. Basic Crunches
  2. Half Squats
  3. Push-ups
  4. Planks
  5. Double Leg Side Lifts
  6. Single Leg Chins
  7. Bent Leg Dip (On Bench)
  8. Kick Backs Extended
  9. Side Plank On Elbow
  10. Jump Over Step

*Don’t forget to stretch thoroughly before and after your workout!*

Remember, if you’re not sweating, you’re not pushing yourself hard enough! However, be careful not to overdo it. Gradually increase the number of reps and the length of workout over time to avoid injury and to see the best results.

Check out video tutorials for all of these moves here.

—————————————————–

Did we miss anything? Have you started your own wake-up work-out? Tweet your questions & comments to @BNcollege.

0

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Popular Articles
9 Mindless Games to Play for Stress Relief

9 Mindless Games to Play for Stress Relief
10.19.18

After a long day of classes, projects and exams, do you ever find that it's hard to unwind from all that mental clutter you've just accumulated? Read More…
5 Goals to Make at Your Internship

5 Goals to Make at Your Internship
06.22.17

Internship season is officially here. Whether you're getting your hands-on experience at a bustling start-up or diving right in at a major corporation, you can bet Read More…
Keeping Your Dorm Room Cool (Without AC)

Keeping Your Dorm Room Cool (Without AC)
08.31.18

If your dorm room doesn't have an AC unit, the muggy heat can get a bit distracting when you're trying to study or get in a Read More…
7 Easy Lunches You Can Pack for Work

7 Easy Lunches You Can Pack for Work
05.14.18

It's hard enough figuring out what to eat when you're out with friends, but eating at the office poses even more challenges. Bringing the same sandwich day Read More…
Twitter
The College Juice © 2019