We are all busy at this time of the year with family, parties, shopping you name it we have all the excuses for not working out. When in actually this is the most important time of the year to make sure that we do get some form of exercise in to combat the excess food, alcohol, late nights and flue viruses.
We have more than 600 muscles in our body, so it certainly should be no surprise that our muscle strength and condition determine our ability to walk, lift, run, throw, ride, paddle, dance, and in general control our overall ability to enjoy a highly active lifestyle.
Finding time to exercise proves to be a challenge during any time of the year; never mind the holidays. Most of us have mentally written off or compromised our workouts from Thanksgiving until the New Year. Hold on to the dream, and get sneaky. If we view exercise as something we have to sneak in (like a good piece of chocolate) then maybe we will get some pleasure out of the navigation.
Your body needs to move, and it was designed to move. When you don’t get the exercise it requires for health, you can feel sluggish and your internal organs can begin to lose their function. Cardiovascular work is especially important as this type of exercise works your muscles, your lungs, and your heart – all at the same time. When your muscles, your lungs, and your heart are strong and f
Join us for a Tababta Style circuit workout that will get you in shape; toned, strong, and flexible. Gabby Reece teaches her circuit workouts 2-3 times a week while she lives in Malibu and Kauai. She shares her works here at gabbyandlaird.com.
Gabby shares a workout that targets your major muscle groups; biceps, triceps, back, hamstrings, glutes, and quads. If you don’t have much time but want to get in a great workout this is for you. Done circuit style, it will get your heart rate up and help you build muscle. You can do this at home, in the office, in a gym, or at the beach like Gabby. All you need are some dumbbells.
Far too many people get in the routine of doing the same fitness program day-after-day, and even worst year-after-year. One of the most broadly accepted principles of exercise is that over time your body acclimates to the exact same physical activity, and will eventually stop progressing.
A typical Laird workout week: Monday: Weight Room Circuit, short bike ride (1 ½ hrs) Tuesday: Bike (mtn. or road), Sand training (lunges, push-ups, head stands, hindu squats, log pull, sand dunes), Water activity (stand-up, kite surf, windsurf) Wednesday: Weight Room Circuit Short bike ride (1 1/2hrs)