As the weather cools down, so do people’s workout routines. Because there are still 4 more months until you have to be in a swimsuit, many people take a vacation from the gym and enjoy time relaxing. However, if you want to maintain your body all year long but worry about heading out in the cold to go to the gym, try these at-home workout routines in order to maintain your abs all year long.
- Crunch Night
One of the best ways to maintain your abs is to get into the habit of working them out every day. In order to really maximize on your time and results, try doing crunches before bed every night. Simply start with 3 sets of 50 and work your way up to doing around 300 crunches every night. Once you get into the habit of doing these before bed, it will seem like just another bed time routine like brushing your teeth.
- Tighten Your Core
If you are like most people and spend most of your time behind a desk all day, you can still workout your ab muscles while sitting at a desk. In fact, it just requires some mental stamina and whole lot of focus on your core. Simply tighten your core while you’re sitting at your desk and practice holding the position for as long as you can until you feel your muscles getting sore. Repeat this process multiple times throughout the day.
If you enjoy coming home after work and watching TV with your spouse or girlfriend, no problem! You can still get in your abdominal workout. During every commercial break take the time to sit on the floor and see how many ab workouts you can complete in the two minute time period. Then during the next commercial break, try to break your previous record. This is a great way to stay active while you’re still enjoying doing one of the things you love most.
If you’re worried about losing your ab muscles during the colder months, try these easy steps to help you stay toned all year long.