Working out regularly can help you achieve ultimate fitness. But there are a number of things that gets in the way of starting a tough workout program. It may be laziness that stops you from working out, or you might be feeling exhausted and do not want to get on your routine just yet! In times like these, you know that you will not get a good workout session anyway.
Even with all such hurdles, deep down you know that you might regret mission out on your workout. Won’t you? No matter how tough it is, you have to pull up the socks and get on with it. Here are some tips for you to break through the fitness plateau, find a way to initialize a challenging exercise routine and start your workout with full enthusiasm:
Starting a Tough Workout – How to Break the barriers?
Mark the workout time:
If this is your first tough workout, it is essential that you do not overdo yourself. With the help of marking the time of your workout sessions, you can not only keep yourself from getting exhausted quickly but also avoid getting injuries.
Take time to work out and take the time out to rest. Smaller reps are always better to start with, and moving up gradually helps your body to get used to the routine.
Skip the Machines:
You can take help from additional equipments, such as smaller weights, workout gloves, or resistance bands to add more intensity to the workouts that you do at home. Machine counterparts, on the other hand, do not burn as much calories and offer the same muscle strength.
Choose a Workout Hybrid:
Often people take on workout routines that focus on one aspect of fitness. Combine different workout techniques like strength training (from P90X or Chalean Extreme) and mix it with cardio-based workouts (such as TurboFire, Insanity).
This will help to rev up the metabolic rates and give you desired results in lesser time. The only secret is that you keep yourself up to the challenge.
Note Down Your Fitness Progress:
Another great way of keep yourself motivated is by noting down your body measurements. Weight measurement often fails to mark the true fat loss percentage, therefore by recording your measurements and taking body-fat calculations. This will help you do more and do better while motivating you to achieve your fitness goals.
In the end:
Remember that nothing will work over night. You have to push yourself to get on with a tough workout. Keep open aims; listen to your body, while working hard on your fitness routines. Push past that last hurdle to achieve complete body-transformation.