Mix up Your Routine
Mixing up your routine allows you to work on different things on different days. It adds variety to your workouts so that you can work on different parts of your body and different skills without getting bored doing the same thing over and over.
It also helps keep your body in balance so that you don’t over train or injure yourself while trying to keep your body healthy. It’s pretty discouring injuring yourself trying to do the right thing…
Hire a Personal Trainer
If you have trouble getting to the gym and making your workout a priority this will be an excellent way to overcome that. They are the ultimate accountability partner. They’re going to help take a lot of the thinking out of the process for you so that you can just to show up and perform.
They’re gonna help you with the planning so that you’re working towards the goals you’re looking for. They’re going to help keep you safe by balancing your routine and making sure you’re doing your exercises properly. T
Find What Works for You
Everything isn’t for everyone, and it’s no secret.
Some people love getting outside and running a few miles. Some people like working towards new PRs in the gym. Some people think yoga looks that the coolest thing ever until they go to a class and find out it’s not for them. Some of us just want to dance…
The list could go on but you have to find out what works for you, and what you can be consistent with. Even then, you run into times where you may not want to workout, but you have to make it a priority and push through it.
Take Care of Yourself Beyond You’re Workout
Unless your a professional athlete, working out for most people is a small part of their day. How you spend the rest of your time outside of the gym can have an effect on your consistency in the gym.
You want to make sure your nutrition is where it needs to be to support your activity and maintain your energy levels for your workout and throughout the day. Get plenty of rest at night so that you don’t have to fight yourself trying to find extra motivation to get your workout in.
A lot of what you do outside of the gym can be just as important as the workout itself.
Keeping track of your progress over time can be really motivating. It can also give you clues on what you need to work on or change up if you’re not getting where you want to be.
There are all sorts of things you can measure for mile times, reps at a certain weight, reps within a certain time limit, different heart rate zones. Even looking back at some older pictures and seeing how your body has changed can be really revealing of some progress you may not have noticed.