FitnessDon’t Sweat It: Indoor Workouts that are Ideal for Summers

Not everyone loves the summer sun! When the weather becomes too hot for comfort, it’s natural to want to have indoor workouts. The priority in summers is to keep away from harmful UV radiation, sunburn, or skin damage. But, it’s also vital to keep up with your daily stretches, squats and sit-ups.

So, regular gym rat or just getting started, you can avoid the heat without compromising on fitness or comfort. We’ve compiled a list of indoor workouts and routines that will also help you stay fit this summer!

1. Yoga

Summer months can leave you feeling immensely drained. However, practising yoga is a sure-fire way to be refreshed and rejuvenated. Not only does it increase your oxygen intake thus improving your energy levels but also helps you release bad toxins. If you thought that yoga won’t get your heart racing, that’s just a myth!  Surya namaskar is one such form of cardio yoga and can definitely get your energy levels pumping! With a low-impact sports bra and a pair of comfy capris, all you need is an ambient space, a yoga mat, and some water to stay hydrated throughout!

2. Pilates

Pilates is a fun way to exercise, and don’t just take our word for it! All (if not most) Bollywood celebs are huge fans and fit in a quick session in their busy schedules. So whether you’re indoors, or at a park, pilates increases ‘breathing’ awareness, while directing you towards regulating it better. 

If you’re bored with your current workout these variations are definitely more advanced than your standard core work. The best bit? Turn up in your relaxed tank top and leggings, and you’re good to go!

3. Dance fitness

Have you been avoiding the gym because of a lingering smell, the uninspiring music, or a gym buddy, who creeps? Summer workouts at the gym can be tempting to skip out on simply because it’s no fun sweating excessively. 

Finding a fun routine like dance fitness can change all that! The best forms of exercise, you can groove to your favourite music AND get a more wholesome workout. Pick one of the highly favoured high-impact sports bras and joggers, bring out your speakers and break a leg to your most-loved tunes. Dance fitness can really help you work on your flexibility, strength, and cardio all at once!

Now you know how to stay fit while being comfortable this Summer. Don’t let your fitness goals fly you by, try these workout routines that won’t have you feeling sticky and irritable. Remember to pair them with the right activewear from Zivame – prep, set, go!

Heidi Thomas

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Heidi is here for all the “write reasons” If she’s not reading a book or drinking coffee, then she’s on the hunt for a good pun!