We should all exercise. It’s recommended that the average adult gets one hundred and fifty minutes of moderate aerobic exercise a week, or seventy five minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise a week. Of course, if you’re going to come up with a fitness regime, you’re going to want to get the most from it. Here are some pieces of advice that can help with this.
Choose Something You Enjoy
The first step towards creating a fitness regime that you commit to, attend and put effort into is to make sure that you’re engaging in a form of exercise that you genuinely enjoy. Sure, you may feel there’s nothing that you’d like to engage with from a workout perspective, but you need to remember that exercise can take all forms and doesn’t necessarily need to be confined to the gym. Threw are so many options, there’s bound to be something that you find at least bearable. Why not join a local sports team? You could try guided fitness classes. You may want to try something alternative like pole fitness, ballet classes or roller derby. Swimming could tick your boxes. You might like to get out in nature, hiking or cycling. Whatever you enjoy, find something that fits around it.
Give Your Body the Right Fuel
To get the most from your workouts, you need to make sure that you’re giving your body the right fuel. This means eating a healthy and balanced diet. Don’t get roped into fad diets that deprive your body of certain food groups or see you eating way too little calories. Instead, focus on eating a balanced diet that is sustainable. This will give you the energy you need to complete your workouts as best possible. You may also want to consider protein shakes to build muscle or a healthy preworkout to boost your energy levels.
Consider Personal Training
If you find that you’re still struggling to stick to your fitness routine, you should consider personal training. At the end of the day, there are people out there who simply don’t like to work out or who prefer to make life easier for themselves, refusing to push themselves and quitting their workouts as soon as they get hard. This is understandable. But you do need to maintain a good fitness routine for the sake of your health and wellbeing. This is where personal training can help. A good personal trainer can listen to your needs and preferences and can curate a tailored plan that will help you reach your goals in a reasonable amount of time. They’ll take a look at your current fitness levels and determine what it will take to achieve the results you want. Then, they will ensure you stick to your plan. When you’ve already paid for something and someone is counting on you attending, you’re much more likely to keep up with your plan.
Each of these steps can make all the difference to your fitness routine, so give them a go and see how you get on!