interesting from my guest blogger Sandy Getzky.
Ways To Make A Workout Fly By
Do the slow-passing minutes make you dread
going to the gym? Don’t miss out on the incredible benefits of regular workouts
because you’re suffering from boredom. Rather, make your workouts work for you.
Studies have shown that enhancing expected workout enjoyment actually leads to
more frequent gym visits. Here, then, are a few ways to boost your enthusiasm
and to relieve any tedium.
just one overall weight loss or muscle gain goal set yourself numerous, smaller
goals. Opt to maintain a certain calorie-per-minute pace or aim to lift five
pounds more by the end of the week. Setting smaller goals will help you keep
your eye on the bigger prize.
smartphone, you can save all your favorite television shows to watch at the
gym. Putting them off will give you something to look forward to during your
New Playlists. Your workout music can make all the
difference. Break out songs you haven’t heard in a while so you’ll have
something to look forward to during your cardio sessions. If you’re at a
complete loss, you can look online to discover new workout playlists.
Interval workouts are a great way to shave off pounds, but they’re also helpful
for dispersing monotony. Break up 10-minute cardio intervals with weight
lifting exercises, or adjust your 30-minute cardio session to include both high
and low intensities.
tends to host some outstanding class options, including Spinning, yoga, and
Zumba. Venture outside your gym and discover even more exciting classes like
CrossFit, indoor surfing, or horseback riding. Learning a new skill and doing
it with other people will help the time fly.
your workout tends to drag is that you’ve been lonely. Bringing a friend along
to the gym can turn a boring workout into a fun event. Not only that, but the
two of you can hold each other accountable for showing up and reaching goals.
an eye on the clock, create a routine. Plan what you’ll do at the gym before
you get there and follow through to completion rather than letting the clock
tell you when to quit working.
Like we said before, boosting your gym-going anticipation will elevate overall
enjoyment. Instead of staying at home, bemoaning your stretchmarks, envision the benefits you’ll reap from
exercise. One way to do this is to start your workout with something you enjoy
rather than dread. In other words, put the deadlifts off until after you’ve had
a swim or polished off dance class.
You can literally make your workout fly by when you shorten the time you plan
to spend at the gym. Rather than spending an hour walking on the treadmill,
really push yourself during a 30-minute spree on the elliptical machine.
According to experts, 30 minutes of heart-elevating activity is ideal for
the Pavement. Heading out into the great outdoors for a run,
swim, or bike ride is not only a great way to see a change in scenery, it’ll
allow you to soak up some vitamin D. Enjoy the beach, local park, or people
watching as you burn calories. For a low maintenance workout, just walk out
your front door and spend 30 minutes walking, jogging, or running around your
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