This isn’t the first workout program to help us get into shape. However, this is the exercise plan used by many of the most beautiful people of the country that this plan originated in. Australia.
The F45 Challenge was born in Australian gyms that used exercise sessions for 45 minutes of length and performing them is relatively simple: it is about a competition and whoever gains the most points wins, it takes about two months complete to see who is the winner. It improves training and follows an established diet and sleeping at least 8 hours a night, all of which are good habits that gain points if correctly performed. But the biggest prize is that your body is molded, toned and slimmed. To reach the final objective of the F45, you have to follow 7 key steps that will help you follow any diet plan.
For the plan to work correctly it always needs to be combined with a training routine and a balanced diet. If we combine this dynamite duo together along with sleeping well and drinking between two to three liters of water a day, then you will find the magical elixir for weight loss. These and other good habits are precisely what are used for accumulating points in this successful Australian challenge.
The F45 challenge, progress isn’t measured only by weight scale. The waist circumference and the body fat percentage are also added to each day to an evolution table. An overall valuation takes into consideration these three aspects.
Same as other types of fitness programs, for example the Challenge48 that began in Australia that also takes place over a period of 8 weeks, which is a limited but reasonable period of time. Beginning this challenge by knowing the exact date it finishes, will help to commit and motivate us, also seeing the positive results.
Training sessions for F45 that the challenge is based upon are collective classes for 45 minutes a time, to function. As in HIT or High Interval Training, these training tendencies have been proven to be highly effective. It combines cardiovascular exercises with strength training. Each session uses a variety of exercises that are not burdensome or repetitive. This way, it is easier to keep motivated to keep on training daily (combined with, each session, accumulates points at the end of the week).
A nutrition plan is adapted to the individual preferences of each participant: they are allowed to choose from a mainstream menu or vegetarian diet. By choosing six, a menu of 5 daily meals will be adapted to energy or caloric needs for each individual (1,300 calories for women and 1,600 calories for men daily). To fine-tune the daily menu more, the diet includes recommendations for certain supplements for those that are more physically active than the majority.
This way, the diet has been personalized for each participant and achieving a balanced diet. There will be no need to abandon the program for a silly excuse, as everything is organized for you and it is very easy to follow. Their web page indicates along with weekly menu planning, recipes for each meal and shopping list for each week.
What more information? Look on Instagram for the hashtags #F45 and #F45Challenge to get motivated!