We’ll be the first ones to admit that working out at home is not an easy feat. Unlike going to a gym or studio and being laser-focused on the task at hand, exercising at home means more distractions. I’ll just watch Netflix instead. I really should fold that laundry. Ugh, I forgot to empty the dishwasher! This can go on for more than we’d care to admit, but this time we are determined to make a change. So, after a much-needed pep talk (or two), it’s time to sweat. If you’re like us and need some extra motivation, we’ve got you covered. Ahead, everything you need to have the best at-home workout. You’re welcome.
Everything You Need to Have the Best At-Home Workout
7 Upgrades That Will Take Your At-Home Workouts to the Next Level
Within the past year, more and more people have transitioned their gym sessions and studio classes to their living rooms, basements, garages, backyards, you name it. And sure, the idea of an at-home workout sounds good…until you realize you only have the bare minimum when it comes to equipment. Don’t get us wrong, there are plenty of workouts you can do by only using your bodyweight but if you’re looking to kick things up a notch, we recommend introducing some simple extras. Here are seven products that will help upgrade your at-home workouts, from hydrating with BodyArmor Lyte Sports Drink to folding treadmills.
Should You Be Eating Before or After You Work Out?
You’re planning to go for a run in a couple of hours. Should you eat before you hit the pavement? What about after you get home? The short answer is, both. Here’s everything you need to know about eating pre- and post-workout, including what you should be munching on.
8 Workout Sneakers For Every Type of At-Home Sweat Sesh
While we may or may not be using cans of beans as hand weights (OK, we are), nothing can replace a supportive, bouncy sneaker to fuel all of those burpees and plank jacks. This is why we’re sharing eight of the best workout sneakers that can be purchased this very second.
The 10 Best Hamstring Stretches to Relieve Tightness
Yesterday, you decided to finally tackle that workout video you’ve had saved on Instagram for weeks. You did deadlifts, glute bridges, plank jacks, the works. You felt amazing afterward, but this morning you woke up feeling sore. What gives? Your hammies, that’s what.
12 Fun Exercises for Some Much-Needed Cardio at Home
When you’re in need of a good sweat sesh but can’t make it to the gym, an at-home workout can feel like a subpar second option. Sure, you can lift some dumbbells and bust out a quadruped plank, but what about the cardio? What about that feel-good, music-blaring, endorphin-pumping exercise that gets your heart rate pumping? Great news: Some of the hardest cardiovascular workouts can be done on a 6” x 2” yoga mat in your living room.