Now that the weather is warming up, it’s natural to want to look your best and give your fitness and appearance a boost so you can enjoy the summer. But if you’ve been off the workout wagon for a while it can throw up one important question- what do I wear? When you have an interest in fashion you will of course still want to look good in what you have on, but feeling happy and confident in your clothes can also give you a boost and actually make you more inclined to get that workout in. Here are a few exercise clothing essentials to add to your wardrobe.
If you’ve ever heard the song by U2 that says “you gotta get yourself together, you got stuck in a moment, that you can’t get out of… don’t think that later will be better… you got stuck in a moment that you can’t get out of”. This is very similar to how many of us feel about the state of our physical fitness.
So, you’ve decided to get fit. You’re running every day or working out at the gym. Be sure the rest of your daily routine supports your workouts. Fitness needs to be put in the context of overall self-care.
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.