Health & Fitness
35 Fitness Hacks Lazy Girls Will LOVE!
We always have the best intentions when it comes to getting in shape, but making that first step to change can be really hard (especially if you’re a lazy girl like me!) So we’ve done all the hard work for you! Check out our 35 Fitness Hacks Lazy Girls Will Love!
1. HIIT it then Quit it!
Short & intense >>>>> Long and NO EFFORT! Keep it short and simple stupid!
2. The Early Bird Wont Find A Way To Skip It.
Kaley Cuoco is speaking some real talk but in all seriousness, try to start your day with a workout so you wont have to skip it later! Perfect for all you lazy gals out there!
3. Kill two birds with one stone
Cardio and Strength can me a match made in heaven if you let it! Combine them together in one 30-minute killer workout and you’re good to go!
4. Hit the floor
Yes, you can lie on the floor and still get an awesome workout. Okay maybe not so much if you’re into horizontal running but there are heaps of other alternatives!
5. Netflix & Chin-ups!
Commercial breaks are no longer your bathroom/snack breaks! By getting into a simple 3 minute workout at each ad break, it will really add up! Try a three-minute workout the next time you Netflix and Chill!
6. Two’s a company, Three’s a Fitness Date!
What are mates for right? Go to a fitness class with some friends and you are far more likely to stick to a fitness routine! No one likes to leave a mate behind!
7. Pack up early
Packing your gear the night before will save a whole lot of time getting ready, especially if you are wearing your workout outfit to bed! Reduces the likelihood of skipping altogether!
8. Change your commute
Why not try changing your commuting routes by biking or walking some or all of the route! Being active will burn the calories and save you $$$ on public transport and fuel! WINNING!
9. Multi-task the mundane
There is always time for a sneaky exercise, whether its calf raises or squats you can fit them in throughout your day!
10. Enjoy your snack
The right healthy snacks can help fuel your body for better performance when you workout! Snack away!
11. Slow & Steady Wins The Race
Don’t be a Phoebe! You don’t have to go cray cray at every workout! Turn up the resistance, slow things down, and you’ll feel the burn big-time.
12. Sit down, Drank. Stand up Drank!
More water means more ways your body can burn fat! Being hydrated is one of the most easy ways a lazy girl can help improve her fitness performance! Get on the H2O!
13. Groundhog Day in the Best Way!
Routine has bad misconceptions, but with exercise it can be what makes the difference! When something feels like second nature you wont be tempted to skip so try getting a consistent routine and start seeing results!
14. Do you even lift bro?
Don’t be afraid of the weights! They will actually be what helps you see REAL results! So try out some beginner-friendly dumbbell exercises!
15. Now gimme 10!
Sometimes life gets the better of us and we can find time to go the gym, thats where short workouts can make a difference! Try to take even 10 minutes to work out with the help of some youtube videos!
16. But first, Coffee!
Feeling a little under the weather for the gym? Get a cup of coffee or green tea in your belly and you’ll be sure to get that energy back on track!
17. Find your Fitspo!
Find your fitspo model off instagram and its a sure fire way to get you motivated! I mean how can you NOT by looking at Kayla Itsines all day err’day!
18. Help Wanted!
It’s okay to reach out for proffessional help! An Awesome instructor or PT could be what really keeps you on track and takes your routine to the next level!
19. Treat Yo’ Self!
Lazy girls need their rewards to keep motivated so whether its choccies, new workout outfits or a nice hours of relaxation, Treat Yo’ Self for all the hard work you’ve put in!
20. 5 more minutes…
A good nights sleep is VITAL for keeping you energised throughout the day so make your you get those 7-9hours of sleep!
21. I Walk when that Hot-line Bling!
Go on walks during long phone conversations. We are multi-taskers after all!
22. Carb-life Matters!
Fuelling up on simple carbs 30 minutes before you work out could actually help give you the boost you need for your workout! Perfect excuse to eat a whole pizza or 5…
23. On Wednesdays we WORKOUT!
Tracking your progress is super important in keeping a lazy girl motivated so get going to kikki K and find yourself a super cute workout planner and get planning!
24. Pump-Up Playlists!
Create some awesome pump-up playlists to keep you motivated during the entire exercise! Make sure you fill it up for the entire length of the workout so you dont have to keep checking the time!
26. Just do you Boo!
Don’t force yourself to do something you hate. Stick with the exercises you enjoy and you’ll find yourself improving daily!
27. Find your Glass Slipper, Girl!
Make sure you buy the right shoes for your feet and not just what looks coolest. Cinderella gets the prince afterall!
28. Do it for the CAUSE!
Work out for a cause you’re passionate about. Color runs are AMAZING and so much fun that you don’t even realise what a workout you’ve done!
29. Wiki Your Workout!
Do your research and go into every workout with a plan. There’s no point working out if you’re not doing the exercises properly!
30. Look Good, Feel Good!
Buy workout clothes that you love wearing. Us lazy girls need any excuse we can get to get excited about working out so why not because we look FABULOUS!
31. Find your Daily Mantra
Take a page from Kris Jenner and practice positive self-talk and seriously be kinder to yourself.
32. Lets be REAL!
Keep your expectations realistic and go at your own pace. Who cares what the VS model looking fitspo is doing next to you! Like I said before YOU DO YOU BOO!
33. I Like to Move it Move It!
When you get tired just concentrate on keeping your body moving. Doesn’t matter how fast you’re going as long as you KEEP GOING!
34. Rest Sometimes is Best!
As much as we all want our summer body ASAP your body needs to recover to become stronger so always take rest days throughout the week.
35. Choose Your Body!
If you have a choice, choose the more active option. HIT THOSE STAIRS GIRL!