Bonus time: it tones muscle, raises your metabolism and delivers restorative oxygen to your muscles too.
3x week. Try Monday, Thursday and Friday
once a week, follow this strength workout with a 15-minute sprinterval blast (WTF are sprintervals?). On a separate day, do whatever exercise you enjoy. Pilates, spinning, barre, pub golf…
To soothe sore muscles,
take 2 rest days a week. Doing 2 minutes of warm-up stretches on these days will improve blood flow, de-stress and repair your body, so you feel even better.
And if you still feel still stiff,
take a hot bath with a cup of Epsom salts – cheap-as-chips crystals that deliver relaxing magnesium straight to your muscles.