If you want to get in better shape, tone your body feel better and be your best self; you need to bump up your training. Your 30 minutes of cardio on the same fitness machine just may not be cutting it because your body is adapted to this exact routine. Your heart rate no longer surges as high and this routine has become easier on your body. So break out of your current routine and try something new. Maybe you always wanted to try the Bootcamp at the nearby park or sign up for a running race; so stop thinking and just do it. Check off the goals on your list and make your dreams into a fit reality. There is nothing you cannot do with focus and planning so let’s get to it starting today!
1. Create a Plan
Create a plan with your weekly workouts and determine what your overall goal is. There is no goal too big or too small but just be realistic. If you are unsure of how to begin on your fitness journey, you can hire a trainer or even sign up for fitness classes. Get into a fit routine and conquer what you may have though before was impossible. You are stronger than you probably even know.
2. Bump up the Intensity
Forget the workouts you are just getting in and make every fitness moment count. Bump up your routine to a whole new intensity and watch the sweat fly. Feel more accomplished and as a result you will be wowed by the change in your body.
3. Clean up Your Eating
Stop spending your time over fretting on what not to eat and think of all the veggies, fruits and whole grains that you can eat in plenty. It is time to take a whole new approach to healthy eating and embrace a healthier lifestyle. Diets to not work long term but changing your lifestyle for the better of your health does.
4. Plan Your Meals and Workouts in Advance
Go food shopping on Sunday and prepare some meals in advance. Cut up your veggies and fruits, prepare salad for the next day so you are on the right track to health success. Set out a weekly workout schedule with non-negotiable fitness times. If you get in this intense mode, you will see incredible results that you earned!
5. Create Weekly Goals
If you have a goal of losing 30 pounds don’t just focus on this big number, set a weekly goal of 2.5 pounds and in three short months you will achieve this goal. Set mini goals that you can achieve without feeling over your head with goals set too large in a short given time. And if you have an off week, don’t stress, just refocus and get right back on track!
6. Celebrate Your Goals with New Gear
As you achieve your goals of toning, strengthening or losing weight; do not reward yourself with food, get new fitness wear. There is nothing more motivating than working out in new fitness clothes that you love. And this is a super celebration of the fit success you earned!
7. Challenge Yourself to Something New
There is nothing quite as fulfilling as challenging yourself to a race, joining a Bootcamp and smashing your goal with a smile. You will feel amazing simply accomplishing this and boost your fit confidence at the same time. So get ready for the challenge and push yourself to conquer something new!
So are you ready to train insane? Because you do not deserve to remain the same. We can always be better, right?