planning out consistent workouts for your entire week. If you know you can’t avoid eating a little bit more this season, plan 5 times a week to work out for at least 30 minutes.
Keep in mind, that it’s less important what you do at the gym and more important that you move consistently. Don’t know where to start? Here’s a model for your new weekly workout schedule:
- Sunday: Yoga
- Monday: 30 minutes walk or jog
- Tuesday: Upper body strength workout
- Wednesday: 30 minutes on stair climber (or actual stairs)
- Thursday: Lower Body Strength
- Friday: Boxing or HIIT class
Since you won’t be at the pool, use some of your new-found free time to get an extra workout or two in each week.
Be sure to add at least 2 days of strength training to your regimen so you can burn calories even when you’re cozying up with your favorite blanket.
A New Meal Prep Routine
You can also use the shorter days to your advantage by coming home to large batches of food for your weekly meal prep. In the summer there is always