Let’s be real.
Between work, fulfilling family obligations, trying to have a social life, among other requirements in your life, you don’t have a lot of time to make it to the gym.
Women lead very busy and hectic lifestyles and we empathize with that.
But, you may want to find a way to squeeze in workouts to help you stay fit and strong when you’re not on the go.
That’s why we created the second part of this at home women’s workout series.
Below are 4 workouts you can do anywhere.
Check them out and if you feel it’s something that looks feasible and might help you accomplish your fitness related goals, give it a shot!
At Home Workouts for Women
The following workouts are full body workouts that only require you to use your bodyweight, resistance bands, dumbbells and a pull up bar. If you don’t have a pull up bar, you can substitute the movement for something utilizing the resistance band.
The workouts are short, simple and effective. On average, they’ll likely take you about 30-40 minutes to complete. They’re intended to help you build lean toned muscle and strength, while also burning calories in the process.
Rest periods entirely depend on your individual capabilities. Most don’t time their rest periods. However, if you feel it is necessary to keep you on track, aim to rest between 30-60 seconds in between exercises.
These workouts are intended to be performed as straight sets, meaning you complete all of the sets of one exercise before moving onto the next exercise. However, if you are short on time, you can speed up the pace by performing the workouts as circuits.
The goal of the routine is to simply help you establish healthy workout habits. It can be used for however long you wish depending on your goals and obligations. For those looking to use it as a starting point, 6-8 weeks might do the trick before you want to consider adding more progressively advanced weighted exercises.
If you’re simply looking for something you can perform for the long-haul, this program can be used for however long it’s needed. As mentioned, the point is to help build healthy workout habits and to get people more active. If that’s your goal, stick with it.
At Home Women’s Workout 1
|Dumbbell Goblet Squat||4||10|
|Resistance Band Deadlift||4||10|
|Bodyweight Lunge||3||15 Each|
|Resistance Band Lat Pull Down||4||10|
|Resistance Band Overhead Press||3||10|
At Home Women’s Workout 2
|Lateral Lunge||3||8 Each|
|Single Leg Hip Thrust||3||8-12 Each|
|Lying Leg Raise||3||15|
At Home Women’s Workout 3
|Resistance Band Chest Press||3||12|
|Close Grip Resistance Band Pull Down||3||12|
|Dumbbell Lateral Raise||3||12|
|Resistance Band Row||3||12|
|Dumbbell Stiff Leg Deadlift||3||12|
|Donkey Kicks||3||12 Each|
|Oblique Crunch||3||15 Each|
At Home Women’s Workout 4
|Single Leg Dumbbell Deadlift||3||12|
|Single Arm Resistance Band Pull Down||3||8 Each|
|Band Pull Apart||3||12-15|
You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to get great results. You need focus and motivation to workout. If you have those two things, you can get a good workout in anywhere.
The workouts above are perfect for women who are looking to a good workout in from the comforts of their own home, in hotel gyms on the road, and anywhere in between.
A lack of time to make the drive to the gym shouldn’t stop you from accomplishing your goals.
If you don’t have a resistance band or a set of dumbbells, they’re a rather inexpensive investment to make and they’ll be well worth it when you become stronger and more confident.