Have you decided that it’s time for you to get in shape? It could be for a special event, such as a wedding; to get ready for the swimsuit season; or you may just be tired and run down, and are hoping to improve your energy level. You have probably already decided on a healthier eating plan, and now you are interested in a workout plan.
You may have considered a gym or spa, and decided that this just wasn’t the answer for you. It may take too much time, be too expensive, or you may just prefer to work out at home. Whatever the reason, you need to find a workable and acceptable home workout plan. You will want to be sure that you have the room available, the equipment you need, and a firm plan in mind before you begin.
Why Home Workout Plans?
There are almost as many reasons to work out at home as there are people – it is much more convenient, the price is much better, and the surroundings are much more familiar, among others. The results can be just as great! A small set of weights are helpful, or you can invest is some of the newer machines or training videos.
A home workout plan is much more time efficient. Do you have an hour for a workout? At home, that hour translates into an hour. At a gym, you have to factor in travel time and prep time – which could take up most of that hour, if not all!
You will probably begin by asking family, friends and co workers what has worked for them. A second step is usually to run a search on the internet for home workout plans. This is bound to confuse you, as there are 222,000,000 results for that search!
You can select from weight training, aerobics, or even specialized programs such as P90X®. This program takes 60 days to complete, and includes 12 intense workouts. These are spread out among resistance and body-weight training, cardio, ab work, martial arts and yoga. It also includes a nutrition plan. Cross Fit training has recently become very popular, and can be used at home.
A home workout plan is often easier to follow if you can enlist a friend or family member to work with you. The most important part of your plan is to be sure to make a schedule and stick to it for the best results.