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Workout Routine – The Best Quick Morning Exercises to Get You Going

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Quick Workout Routines to Get you Going In the Morning

What are some quick morning workout routines to best get you going? The morning can be the best time of day for a light workout. Kicking the day off with something active will make it much easier to keep your energy levels up, boosting your metabolism and improving your health each day. To help you out with this, this article will explore three of the best morning workouts to start your day right.

The Importance of Warm-Ups

No matter the time of day, warmups are very important when you are performing exercises. You need to make sure that you are limber and ready to go and will need to do a full-body stretch session before you attempt any of these workouts. You can find loads of great stretch routines online.

Simple & Easy Workout

This first workout has been simple and easy, giving you the chance to enjoy a gentle wake-up that will fuel your energy for the day. This workout will only take 5 to 10 minutes, giving you an easy way to improve your body each day. You can find each step in this workout below, but you can adjust this to meet your own workout goals.

  • Planking: 3 sets for 30 seconds each
  • Push-Ups: 3 sets with 12 to 16 repetitions each
  • Varied Sit-Ups: 3 sets with 12 to 16 repetitions each
  • Squats: 3 sets with 12 to 16 repetitions each
  • Lunges: 3 sets with 12 to 16 repetitions each
  • Side Planking: 3 sets for 30 seconds each

Wake-Up Bed Workout

The UK’s NHS provided this next workout. Designed to be done as you get out of bed in the morning, this workout has you start out lying down. Like the simple and easy workout we covered first, this one only lasts 5 to 10 minutes. It’s best to keep the workout steps in order with this workout to get the desired effect.

    • Overhead Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Knee To Chest Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Hamstring Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Knees To Chest: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Knee Rolls: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Trunk Rotation: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Chest Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Upper Back Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • Seated Hamstring Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
    • On-The-Spot Power Walking: Go for 30 seconds
  • Squats: Perform 8 to 10 slow squats
  • Side Stretch: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths
  • Forward Bend: Hold for 3 – 4 long breaths

10-Minute Burn Workout

Longer and more intense than the other exercises we’ve covered, this 10-minute burn workout has worked your body hard. However, it is worth being careful when you do a training like this, as the dynamic motions you will perform can cause damage to your body if you’re not careful.

  • Speed Skaters: Perform for 40 seconds
  • Walk Out Push-Ups: Perform for 40 seconds
  • Glute Bridges: Perform for 40 seconds
  • Plank Hip Dips: Perform for 40 seconds

As you can see, there are plenty of quick workout routines you can perform in the morning. This type of workout can be an easy way to get your day started while also providing you with the means to improve your body. If you’re looking for more weight loss techniques and routines, you can check out our fitness magazine here or check out our healthy living section here.

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