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Let’s Put The Fun Back In Fitness

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We think a lot of people are interested in the concept of getting fit. It would be nice to be able to walk up a block of stairs and not be out of breath by the time you reached the top, wouldn’t it? But it’s also true that many are put off because most people will tell you getting fit is hard work. Phrases like “no pain, no gain” are thrown around freely. It doesn’t exactly make a convincing argument to get your bum up off the couch. Our question is this. Does it have to be? Or are there ways to make getting fit and exercising a lot more fun than these gym freaks are making out? We think the answer is quite simply yes, there are ways to make fitness easy and fun. You’ll find them right here and they won’t involve you looking constipated like the gentleman below

Make A Playlist – What the easiest way to make exercising fun? Just make a song playlist that you can listen to while you’re working out. It doesn’t matter what the music is as long as you like it and it’s upbeat. You should avoid depressing melodies or you might drop a rather heavy bar on your chest. Making a fitness playlist is fun and it’s easy to do. Once you start listening to it, that will pump you up. You’ll be ready to hit the gym, go for a run or just start your routine.

Choose An Exercise You Enjoy – This might be the perfect chance to learn how to play a new sport that you’ve always wanted to try. You might have always thought you’d make quite a good tennis player. If you can control your breathing when you swing and focus your aim, you could be fantastic. But you will need some lessons, and you can learn more about that right here. At the very least, booking some lessons will encourage you to get started because you’ll be paying for it. But once you learn a new sport, there are some great possibilities. You could enter tournaments and find the fun in competing.

Workout With A Friend  – It can be boring to work out by yourself which is another reason why most people don’t bother. Human beings are sociable animals and we like to do things as a team or group. If you can get your buddy interested in the idea of fitness and you can have fun together. It will likely get competitive very quickly and this will encourage you to push yourself further. If you don’t have any friends interested in exercise head to a gym. You’ll almost certainly find a fellow spotter in no time.

Set Goals To Be Beaten – One of the biggest thrills in exercising and fitness is setting a bar and finding yourself flying over it. It’s an incredible feeling when you look in the mirror and see how much better your body looks. You’ll see the effects it has on other people as well. If you workout and you push yourself you’ll definitely see that others find you more attractive.

We hope you realize now that exercise doesn’t have to be dull and strenuous. It can be something you look forward to at the end of the day.

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About Ray Gruenfelder

Creator and Founder of The Guy Corner NYC, the Guys lifestyle blog (Tech, Sports, Food, Drinks & much more) Married father of 2, this page is dedicated to "Guy Stuff". We will be sharing Tech tips, mobile app reviews, sports stories, talking about my favorite foods and adult beverages & a whole lot more.

Posted on January 27, 2016 8:40 am, in Fitness Freak, For The Guys and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

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