With the month of June kicking off next week summer is rapidly approaching and people are getting excited for vacations and the outdoors. The GSP Rushfit training camp is an 8-week recipe to shred your body and make your muscles pop in appearance while raising your performance to another level. Summer is only 13 weeks long, and while it isn’t here just yet, would you rather wait and work on your summer body in July and August or get a head start now and show off your prime at the peak of summertime ? Check our tips and get ahead now!
1. BEAT THE HEAT
Some people find working out during the daily heat really wears down their endurance and makes it a lot more difficult to focus. We’ve got some suggestions here on what to wear and how to adjust your schedule so that your progress continues uninterrupted.
2. RUSH THE OUTDOORS
There are many ways to get outside for cardio, like running stairs and swimming, but there are also many outdoor events to challenge every aspect of fitness and performance within a competitive environment. Whether it’s the Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, Spartan Race, or just a good old fashioned trail run, find out what’s going in in your area and step up to the challenge. If you do end up completing an obstacle race WE WANT to hear your results because your success is ours and we’re here to support all our RUSHFIT Nation members.
It’s one of the most repeated themes we speak about because it’s one of the most important but overlooked aspects of nutrition and body care in HIIT. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty because by then your performance is already slipping. You know you’re going to sweat buckets and drench your shirts so find out how to keep your system hydrated and your mind on the challenge in front of you regardless of where you go.
4. COCONUT WATER
One of the newer and more popular drinks on the market is actually an incredible sports drink far superior to artificial processed options. It’s also natural and stocked with benefits you didn’t know you were missing out on. Read our post here on coconut water and how it will boost your performance like you didn’t think possible.
The more you sweat and lose fluids the more electrolytes you need to replace to keep your muscles working at an optimal level. What are electrolytes and what exactly do they do? We’re glad you asked because we’ve got the discussion waiting for you here.
6 & 7. CRAMPS and MORE
If you’re not sweating during RUSHIT you’re obviously not working at an effective intensity. As you work harder and sweat more during the hottest season of the year you’re more likely to cramp at some point while your body adjusts to the conditions. Learn to prevent and deal with muscle cramps here, and how to tell the difference between a minor cramp and something more serious here.
Vitamins are another underestimated group of macronutrients that play a huge role in performance and more importantly in the recovery process as your body repairs the wear and tear on your muscles. What’s the point of working hard during training sessions if you’re not going to prioritize recovery to reap the benefits? You can’t have one without the other, so check out our vitamins post to help you overcome the increased stress on your body.
When you work hard and feel good chances are you’re going to look amazing. This summer work, feel, and look your best and enjoy the benefits of GSP RUSHFIT like never before. Sweaty when you are!