Now you are in your 30s and this means you’re likely facing a number of lifestyle changes. Things are probably slowing down, maybe you’re getting married or starting a family. In terms of health and fitness, our 30s may just be the most important decade of our lives.
For men, keeping fit in your thirties might be a little challenging, as you are trying to keep habits intact, while also juggling family life and a career. Amidst of all, it is a must to still exercise your body.
Here are four workouts that should keep you on track and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Balance and flexibility focus
It is of utmost importance that you keep up with your flexibility and balance abilities. These are exercises that are relatively simple. It can be done at home, at the office, even while riding the bus, in some cases; it can help improve your overall health, circulation, and nervous system.
Now you might not be able to use your cardio machine because you have converted your gym room to the children’s room, but you can always hit the streets! A workout routine focused on cardio has its benefits, especially burning a lot of calories and stay in tip-top cardiovascular shape, but it also has its downfalls. There are numerous running programs that you can adopt, and simply making the time to hit the streets. It will go a long way to preserving your health in your 40s and 50s.
You can make do with what’s left, like constructing a basic workout routine around the three big compound lifts — the deadlift, squat, and bench press. It will help you keep the momentum from your younger years. These three lifts, and perhaps a few auxiliaries, are all you’re going to need to keep yourself in shape, and keep your muscle firm and toned.
Weight management workouts
With your career likely in full swing, and newfound responsibilities to a family, you may not have time to go to the gym. That means you’ve had to strip down your workouts to be as fast and efficient as possible, and to keep your basic health in check. A simple way to combat this is with a weight-management workout. That means that you’re not necessarily packing on muscle, but burning calories and staying toned.