This can be a tricky situation! Not properly preparing for a fitness competition can leave you:
Follow these steps to get into shape and looking great before your next fitness competition.
If you haven't exercised in a while or are recovering from an injury, you got to get back into a reasonable shape. This is hard because you might have been stagnant for a while and done little to no exercise. We've all been there and we suggest the following simple exercises:
Try this simple routine about 20 weeks out from the competition to get your body into proper working order. Getting the cracks out of your joints and the ache out of your muscles will take some time, but it's more than worth it when you start your harder routine about 12 weeks from the competition.
At about 12 weeks until the competition, it's a good idea to split up your routine into muscle-building workouts and cardio. This will tone your body, decrease your body fat, and help you look even better for the fitness competition. Try this simple routine to get in shape quickly:
Later on, you can increase your cardio to about 30 minutes every day while performing the same muscle-building routines listed above. Continue to increase your cardio time as the weeks wind down: by the end of your prep period, you should be doing anywhere from 55-60 minutes a day.
These routines are easy for just about anybody to perform, but you don't want to burn yourself out as it will decrease the effectiveness of your training and can even hurt you.
How do you avoid this problematic scenario? By following a few simple steps:
Avoiding this problem may be difficult if you're trying to prepare for a fitness routine on short notice. It's not a bad idea to get a bit of help to avoid getting injured or seriously exhausted during your routines.
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