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Holiday Workouts

It’s that time of the year when we all like to get away on holiday and have some fun in the sun, alongside with all the over indulgence that going on holiday usually brings.

I’ve had a few people ask for holiday workout ideas they can do while away and to work off some of that alcohol and ice cream. Below is a list of 10 simple ideas, a collection of ‘no gear’ sessions, where all you require is your bodyweight and your surroundings, and a few simple hotel gym sessions where you will have access to some basic equipment.

‘No Gear’ Holiday Workout Sessions

Session 1:

  • 4×30/30 frog hop (30 sec on, 30 rest)

Rest 2 minutes

  • 4×30/30 split jump

Rest 2 minutes

  • 4×30/30 burpee

Rest 2 minutes

  • 4×30/30 squat

Rest 2 minutes

  • 4×30/30 lying leg lowers

Session 2:

Part 1:

  • 20x split jump (each leg) + 50m bear crawl

5 rounds

Part 2:

  • 20x frog hop + 40m bear crawl

4 rounds

Part 3:

  • 20x burpee + 30m bear crawl

3 rounds

Session 3:

  • 50x squat + 60 sec FLR (tall plank) +
  • 50x push up + 60 sec FLR +
  • 50x sit up + 60 sec FLR +
  • 50x burpee + 60 sec FLR +
  • 50x lunge + 60 sec FLR

Session 4:

8x 20/10 (4 minute blocks) (20 sec on, 10 rest) of the following:

  • Squat
  • Push up
  • Sit up
  • Lunge
  • Burpee
  • FLR (tall plank)

Rest 2 minutes between blocks.

Session 5:

“Prison burpees”

  • 20 – 1 burpee ladder +
  • 5m walk across room

(i.e. do 20 burpees, walk across the room and back, then 19, walk across room and so on)

Hotel Gym Workout

Session 1:

EDT block one:

  • 10x DB split squat + 10x push press
  • 15 min AMRAP (as many reps as possible)

Cycle between the two exercises as many times as possible in this time

EDT block two:

  • 10x DB RDL + 10x DB chest supported row
  • 15 min AMRAP

Finish:

  • 300 sec FLR (tall plank)

Session 2:

  • 10-12 split squat each leg +
  • 10-12 row variation (trx, seated cable, chest supported)

4 rounds

Then:

  • 10x goblet squat +
  • 10x incline DB press +
  • 15x lying leg lowers

3 rounds

Then:

  • 6-8x 30/30 row or bike intervals

Session 3:

10 – 1 ladder of:

  • Goblet squat +
  • Push press +
  • Reverse Lunge +
  • Bent over row +
  • Sit up

Do 10 reps of each, then 9 etc. No set rest.

Then:

  • 10 – 1 KB swing ladder +
  • 30 sec plank between rungs of the ladder

Session 4:

  • 10-12x DB reverse lunge each leg +
  • 10-12x DB incline press +
  • 10-15x DB chest supported row

4 rounds

Then:

  • 10x goblet squat + 60 sec bike interval

3 rounds

Then:

  • 10x KB swing + 60 sec treadmill run

3 rounds

Session 5:

EDT block 1:

  • 10x goblet squat + 10x hand supported 1 arm row each arm
  • 15 min AMRAP

EDT block 2:

  • 10x reverse lunge each leg + 10x DB bench press
  • 15 min AMRAP

Finish:

  • 5×10 leg lowers

As you can see, there are plenty of simple ways to keep your fitness levels ticking over while away. All can be modified and played around with. The 30/30 and 20/10 formats are great ways to get plenty of work done in a short space of time, and will get you breathing hard, as will the EDT and circuit formats if you have access to a hotel gym. On top of that, get out and about.

Going for a run along the beach first thing in the morning can be a great way to explore your surroundings and freshen you up for the day ahead, as would going for a nice refreshing swim.

With all above said, if all you decide to do while away is lounge by the pool sipping cocktails, that’s ok too, you’re allowed a break from time to time, enjoy yourself, and the AirDyne will be keenly awaiting your return to W10…

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