For many people the idea of going to the gym is terrifying. We’re unhappy with our bodies, we know our fitness levels aren’t what they should be, and we worry about what other people will think. We don’t want to be on machines or lifting weight next to super fit gym bunnies who make us feel worse than we already do and so we just don’t go.
You’ve probably seen people run triathlons and wondered how they do it. Eve if you consider yourself pretty fit, putting yourself up for something that requires you to swim, cycle and run without a break can seem like a challenge too far, but I firmly believe that everyone who is into health and fitness should try a triathlon.
For a lot of us, the winter months consists of cozying up warm with your loved one, drinking copious amounts of hot chocolate, and staying indoors. But, that’s not you, right?! The winter months mean pushing your limits in the extreme weather, and one of the best ways to do this is to go running, because you can feel the burn a lot more with those eternally dipping temperatures. But so many of us don’t run properly, and we could be putting a lot of pressure on our joints. So, with the marathon season slowly rearing its head, how do you really run?
Just because you haven’t reached your fitness goals yet, doesn’t mean you won’t ever reach them. The key to reaching your goals is to decide that you’re not going to give up this time. Here, we’ve put together a 10 point plan that will help you on your way to finally getting fit. If you take these points seriously, you should find that you eventually meet your goals! It takes time, but it’ll be worth it when you get to where you’ve always wanted to be!
Now, we all know how difficult it can be to get up off the couch and hit the gym for a strenuous workout. Your home, you’re comfortable, there’s a new season of Game of Thrones to catch up on: everything is pointing to spending the evening in only one way, and it doesn’t involve a treadmill or anything like that. However, you know, deep down, that you’ll feel much better for hitting the gym than sitting in front of the box all night. Below, we offer five tips for when you really need to dig deep.