Want a guide to getting the most from your workouts?
Check out below — 6 essentials to keep in mind when you plan out your weekly gym sessions. Sometimes you just need reminding that it doesn’t take much to give 100% and keep your body in the best shape it can be. It’s longer than usual, but you won’t regret the read!
Quick carb sources are your best bet for a pre-workout energy hit. Your muscles need the carbohydrates to power your workout and give you enough energy to push hard! That way, you get the most bang for your buck. Fuel up with a banana, berries or oats; they’re quick and easy and absorb straight into where your body needs it most.
Do this about 20–45 minutes before you workout and feel the energy!
This is crucial if you want to avoid injury in the long run. I am guilty of skipping my warm up when I am in a rush, but I try my best to make it happen. You only need 5 minutes of dynamic stretches, and even 5 minutes of a low intensity cardio session on your favourite machine. It doesn’t take much to get the muscles moving and your heart