Fitness Friday: Top 5 Winter Fit Tips by Fitness Expert AJ Ajodudu!

0
204

Winter Fit Tips

Winter makes most of us want to snuggle up in bed but sadly, hibernating isn’t going to keep us fit. Below are some great tips on how Fitness expert, dj and presenter AJ Ajodudu exercise to beat the winter blues.

5 WINTRER FIT TIPS BY AJODUDU

 

1. WRAP UP WARM

I still enjoy outdoor workouts if I get the right fit kit. Lightweight windbreakers, thermal leggings and lightweight gloves that keep your paws warm without getting sweaty are the answer to all my workouts. There are even long sleeved tops that cover the palms of your hands if gloves aren’t for you. 

 

2. WORKOUT AT HOME

I personally love going for a brisk winter run in the fresh, cold air but for those days when leaving the house is all too much, I stick on an exercise DVD or playlist a load of YouTube workout videos and do that for 30-60 mins 3 times a week. The benefit of exercising this way is that you can do it in the comfort of your own home. The difficulty with exercising this way is that it can always be put off until another day. I suggest scheduling it into your diary to reduce the chance of avoiding your work out. 

TOP 5 WINTER FIT TIPS


3. GET STRECTCHING

For a mood enhancing fix try yoga. It’s not all about being flexible (thankfully). In fact, it helps to combat fatigue whilst strengthening your body. If (like me) you often find being in a silent room full of tree poses very dull, try a class that plays music while you flex or, if you really need an incentive to brave the cold weather, take up hot yoga. Either way, it’s sure to increase your energy levels, realise some tension and strengthen and tone your entire body. Three cheers for Namaste!

 

4. MAKE A MUSIC PLAYLIST

Let’s face it, you need to be in the right frame of mind to workout. Playlist a bunch of songs that make you feel happy, strong and invincible and crank it up just before you workout. Beyonce’s Run the World, M.I.A’s Bring the Noize, Missy Elliot’s Lose Control and the theme tune from Rocky- You’re the Best NEVER fail me so…press play.

 

5.  WORKOUT WITH FRIENDS

Sign up to a workout class with a friend or few and turn it into a social event. After most of my workouts I often catch up with friends over a healthy smoothie, a post-workout protein shake or a healthy brunch. It’s a great way to get fit, get chatting and eat food. What’s not to love?!

So there you have it. My top tips to keep you training, even al fresco.


Photographer: Niran Vinod

Please follow and like us:
error0
fb-share-icon
Tweet 20
fb-share-icon20

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.