Alternating Lunge to Squat
Your leg muscles are the biggest muscles in your body, so you’re igniting the most calories when you do lower body workouts. However, as much as you’d love to go on a run or make it to SoulCycle, it’s simply not happening. The notion of ricochetting around in a dark chamber while listening to Chainsmokers at full blast attains you wishes to vom, so lunges and hunkers are a hangover-proof alternative. Step forward with your fucking leg, creating a 90 degree slant and bringing your left knee an inch away from the ground. Then, step your feet together and hunker down, continuing your knees behind your ankles. Alternate between the lunges and squats for the full 45 seconds.
Standing Oblique Crunches
Every good workout needs to have some ab ingredient involved, but bicycle crunches and timbers might sound nauseating AF right now. Luckily for you, you can work the sides of your abs while standing up, and it might actually be more effective than your 30 -second side timbers. Standing with your feet shoulder-width apart, put your hands behind your head and slowly crunch sideways toward one side of your body, seeming the stretching on the other side. Do 5 reps on one side, then 5 reps on the other, and alternating between the two. If you have a dumbbell to hold in your hand, it’ll make it even harder, but we can also merely save that for a day where you can actually ascertain straight.
Lying Hip Bridges
You’ve likely heard the phrase, “You don’t get the ass you want by sitting on it, ” but it turns out, you can get it by lying on the flooring. No gag. Hip bridges engage your glutes, which are the muscles that induce your butt looking amazing and perky in a bathing suit. Start by lying on the ground with your knees bent and your feet on the ground. Then, lift your hips off the ground, squeezing your butt to lift up, and keeping your upper back on the ground. Lift and lower your butt for a few reps, and then try holding for a few seconds at the top. If your butt is burning after like, 30 seconds, you’re doing it right.
It wouldn’t be a full-body workout if we didn’t make you work your limbs, but most arm workouts involve weights, and we all know you’re not making it to the gym today, so let’s not kid ourselves. Tricep dips are one of the few arm exercises that are super effective without weights required, so get ready to not be allowed to lift your limbs tomorrow when you brush your hair. Find a bench or couch of some sort, and sit in front of it, with your hands on the bench surface behind you. With only your hands on the bench, make sure your butt is only a couple inches away. Then, dip your body up and down with your elbows bent, employing simply your arms to lift and lower your torso. Try to do 10 straight-out, then remainder for a few seconds and do another 10.
Downward Dog to Push-up
Downward facing puppy is technically a yoga pose, so by combining it with a push-up, we’re basically yogis and also military material. It’s whatever. Start with your hands on the flooring out in front of you and your feet on the ground behind you, feeling the stretch in your shoulders and calves. Then, bring your torso forward so that your shoulders are over your wrists, and dip down for a push-up. Drop down to your knees if you need to, but to continue efforts to get your chest as close to the ground as you can. Alternate between the two motions as many times as you are able to, and then you can get on with your v productive day. I mean, you know the day’s off to a good start when you literally require sunglasses to open the refrigerator. Happy Sunday.