Have you ever desired to intensify your workouts? No, not necessarily by running more kilometres or squatting more; instead, by combining thoughtful, practical workout advice to maximize the benefits of the exercises or routines you already practice.
These don’t have to be significant changes: You may maximize the benefits of each sweat session by making minor adjustments to your exercise routine. These workout suggestions can help you crush your objectives, whether your goal is to enhance your muscle mass, boost your aerobic fitness, increase your endurance, or move more quickly and comfortably throughout your daily life.
Make a Concise Plan
Having a clear plan is your hidden weapon, and knowing what you’re doing and why is half the battle. You’ll feel more prepared for your workout and on track if you arrive at the gym with a plan of attack because aimless meandering is time-wasting. For starters, set yourself up with a balanced and successful weekly fitness schedule.
Spend a Moment Just Breathing
Getting in the proper mindset is the first step to a great workout. Really! You might not give it your all if your mind is on your to-do list or in a stressful situation. You may also use a breathing exercise video on your phone to quickly bring your attention to the present.
Boost Your Ego
Remind yourself that you can handle this when you’re feeling focused. You may also set out some time before your workout to reflect or write in a notebook about something you are grateful about your body. Maybe it’s because you have powerful legs that can squat with good form, or perhaps it’s because your core has developed to the point where you can perform a push-up with your knees raised. Whether you write it down by hand, enter it into the Notes app on your phone, or say it out, make sure you do it.
Avoid Being Distracted
Putting your phone on airplane mode can prevent you from interrupting your workout. Texts and emails or checking social media
takes up a lot of time and make people lose focus. Being selfish allows for a power level of direction throughout your workout. Taking frequent phone breaks will undercut your goal, which is the opposite of what you want, especially if you are trying to improve something like your endurance.
Arrive Well Fed
It’s not a good idea to show up to the gym hungry. Waiting too long between meals may result in low blood sugar, causing alternations in natural heartbeat rhythm or changes in your vision and making you cranky. Failing to eat sufficiently before your activity can hurt your performance and make your workout unpleasant.
If you have any questions about making your workout program more effective, don’t hesitate to contact our highly trained personal trainers and nutritionists.