A Workout Fit for a Dorm Room

11 Jan

I’m usually disciplined when it comes to early morning workouts; there’s rarely a time when I skip because I’m being lazy. Other than listening to my body or taking a rest day, morning workouts are a routine-thing. There’s only one circumstance when I make all the excuses in the world not to go to the gym..rain.

The sound of rain hitting the pavement, the sloshing-around from cars’ tires, and the mere thought of walking in it gives me the chills. Over dramatic? Probably. Hey, that’s me. But instead of foregoing my workout all together, I turned my frown upside-down and decided to do my planned workout right in my room!

I live on campus at Oakland, in one of the apartments, so I have my own room and a pretty legit space.

Small space gym

While pinning last night, I came across a workout from You+Me=Fit that combined my two fave things, strength and cardio! I adapted it to fit the space I was working with and here’s what it looked like:

PicMonkey CollageIf you live in an actual dorm room, switch the stair running for sprints down the hallway (you’re prob. the only crazy up!) or high knees if your building doesn’t have stairs. Good thing my roommate wasn’t home, I think I live in the squeakiest apartment known-to-man.

CI did a presentation yesterday for an Honors Society group about the Benefits of Exercising and Eating Healthy on Campus; if you’re interested, check it out!

Have a great weekend!

6 Responses to “A Workout Fit for a Dorm Room”

  1. Alex @ therunwithin January 11, 2013 at 2:54 pm #

    this is so great, i have to say when rain is outside that was the toughest motivator to leave my room and go to the gym. this is a great alternative

    • K.E.P.T. You Fit January 14, 2013 at 9:21 pm #

      I’m glad I’m not the only one! I love doing workouts with no equipment for just this reason.

  2. Life After Swimming January 11, 2013 at 4:41 pm #

    Bahaha..I bet my apartment neighbors hate me for the banging of my home workouts…oh, well! Great little home routine!

    • K.E.P.T. You Fit January 14, 2013 at 9:21 pm #

      Thankfully my roommate wasn’t home or she would not like me more!!


  1. 6 Heart Pumping Exercises for the ‘At-Home’ Workout Warrior | Living Fit Mommy - January 11, 2013

    […] A Workout Fit for a Dorm Room […]

  2. Fitness at Home Series-1 « K.E.P.T. You Fit - January 15, 2013

    […] demonstrating, and explaining workouts that can be done right in the comforts of one’s own home! With everyone’s crazy-busy lives, it’s still super important to fit in physical […]

Speak your mind

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: