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How to Get a Full Workout at Home with 1 Device

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I work from home, and I love the flexibility it grants me each day. If I choose to take an afternoon walk I can. And if I want to get a quick workout in the morning before my first meeting I can do that too.

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The hard part is figuring what type of exercise I want to do to make the most of my time and is convenient enough for me to do even if I only have a few minutes. Here I share my tips for getting a full workout at home without having to go out and buy several items to get an equivalent workout in a gym.

Get a Balanced Body MOTR

First, you need to get a Balanced Body MOTR. The outer part of this device is a foam roller, but as the name suggests it is MOre Than a Roller. This simple device that can easily be carried to whatever room you want to use it in is equipped with adjustable resistance straps. You can do everything from rows to deadlifts with this baby.

MOTR device by balanced body for workouts

Photo by Jasmine Watts

Motr perfect for home workout

Photo courtesy of Balanced Body®

The MOTR comes with a full workout card sheet to do several workouts as well as a DVD with a 28 minute and 45-minute workout. MOTR combines the value a foam roller with the challenge of three levels of resistance, giving you a challenging and incredibly diverse exercise tool.

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MOTR’s unique and innovative design allows you to work out in eight different body positions, and quickly switch resistance while targeting fitness areas including cardio, balance, functional movement, mind-body coordination, agility, and strength training. With all the components stored within the core of the roller itself, MOTR takes up very little space and can be set up/disassembled in a minute – making it perfect for at-home fitness.

Just using the device so far, I can honestly say I love it! It’s convenient and pretty fun. Even when I posed for the photos in this blog post I put on a little sweat. This is the real deal!

Set up a regular time to exercise

Once you have your MOTR ready set up a time for the days, you want to workout. I have learned that if something is not on my calendar, it probably will not happen. So I make sure to add days to my calendar. I have realized that morning workouts work best for me since I usually accomplish more during the day, make healthier food choices and feel good! Regardless of the number of times, you decide to workout, just make it a routine for yourself to keep doing it at the same time each week.

Designate certain days to different body parts

If you’ve ever worked out with weights in the gym, you should know that certain days are assigned to different body parts. You have leg day, arms day, and arms and back were something we did every time.

Workout tool can work in many forms

Photo by Jasmine Watts

The same thing goes for your workouts with the MOTR at home. Choose your workouts based on that day’s body part. The MOTR comes with workout flash cards (that you can also access online) that show you all the different exercises you can do. This does take the guesswork out of what exercises you should be doing. Just pick your body focus for the day, and you are all set!

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Hold Yourself Accountable

Lastly, you just need to hold yourself accountable. Exercising can be very enjoyable, but the hard part is getting up to get it done. A method that has worked well for me is telling everyone around me what my fitness plans are. When you do this, people will ask you how it’s going and also push you to get your workout on even when you really don’t want to get off of the couch.

If you are busy or even if you have a more flexible schedule, we can all make a little more time to be healthier and squeeze even a 20-minute workout into our day. What workouts do you do at home? And would you consider using a MOTR? Leave your answers in the comments!

This post is sponsored by Balanced Body and The Mom it Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Miss Millennia Magazine possible!

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  • Taylor Closet

    I would love to workout in the private of my home, I love this.

  • elizabeth elliott

    THis would be amazing to have in my home and be able to work out anytime. truckredford(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Paris

    I love to workout in the privacy of my own home, so this looks amazing!

    • This is perfect for you then! Thanks for reading.

  • Mistee Dawn

    Oh wow! I need one of these and a new workout routine! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Now this is a cool way to workout. It’s really cool that it has an attached foam roller. This is a nice value.

  • It would be amazing to have this at home. I try to stay active as much as I can because I work at home and I sit in front of the computer most of the time, I make it a point to do exercises! This is going to help a lot with the workout!

    • Nice! I think having this if you work from home is a huge bonus because you can take short breaks and use it in between projects.

  • Nicole Etolen

    Wow, nice to know about this. Lovely idea to have workout at home, so convenient!

  • Akhil Sharma

    I would love to purchase something like this’ no additional space is needed and you can do exercise any time.

    • Very true. Go for it. Thanks so much for reading.

  • Heather Gallagher

    I love this – compact enough to store away – and looks like a fantastic work out!

  • Amanda Goodenough

    I love a good workout so this is perfect! I love that it takes up no space since I live in a very small house with no real storage for anything big. This is perfect for me!

    • Agreed! It’s pretty light too so you can carry it around wherever you want to workout.

  • Myteenguide

    Wow. That is a nice tool. We are so busy so we need this.

  • Such a nice tool when i try to squeezed in a quick workout i run for 15mind and lift weights

    • Nice! Glad to see you kn0w how great it can really be!

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