Exercising can be very expensive.
First of all, good runners don’t come cheap. Especially cute, good runners.
That’s before you factor in a monthly gym membership, F45 or – god forbid – a personal trainer, which can all cost hundreds or thousands of dollars a year.
So before I say anything else give yourself a big old pat on the back for not spending all your days on the couch covered in a fine film of Doritos dust.
Ahem. I have found something that will save you many monies and many problems every week. It’s an Instagram account. Whitney Simmon’s Instagram account.
Michelle Bridges speaks on I Don’t Know How She Does It about fitting exercise in with young kids.
Whitney is an American fitness influencer with a twist; she doesn’t ask you to sign up to her exercise programs, or subscribe to a weird fitness cult with your credit card details. She simply uploads videos of her workouts every single week that are accessible on her social media accounts for free.
And they’re really, really great.
As well as the occasional HIIT workout (AKA high intensity interval training – think of Kayla Itsines‘ viral videos) Whitney also covers abs, arms, leg and back workouts, some of which you can complete at home or with basic equipment. Over on Whitney’s YouTube account, where she goes into more depth, she also often gives modifications based on every experience level.
Here are some of the workouts I’ve tried and Loved-with-a-capital-L:
Aberrrrroooooskis ???????? truly my least favorite thing to do so I like to knock them out in a circuit like so ????complete each exercise, rest and repeat for 2 circuits! All you need is a dumbbell woo 1️⃣ 10 leg lifts with a slow release on the way down, add a little flutter kick 2️⃣ 15 good old sit ups. It’s been so long since I’ve done these lol I forgot they’re fire 3️⃣ 10 plank jumps | remove the jump and do toe taps on each leg for moderation 4️⃣ 10 tuck jump in and out to side oblique crunch Song: High on Love | Mia Vaile Outfit: @cleoharper_activewear #workout #workoutmotivation #abs #absworkout #circuittraining