Everyone is so busy these days, it is unrealistic for me as a trainer to expect everyone to go to the gym every day. It’s not just the 45/60 minutes in the gym, it’s the travelling back and forth, changing, showering, etc. The whole process takes over 2 hours. Who has that sort of time?! So home workouts are the thing of the future – but with your obviously limited resources you must know what you are doing to get a good home workout.
Rule 1 – Set Yourself an Appointment
If you just wake up every day with the intention of ‘exercising at some point,’ the chances are it simply won’t happen. Whenever suits you, first thing in the morning, when you get in from work, it doesn’t matter, the key point is you make an appointment to do it at a certain time. That way you know exactly when it is going to happen and you can’t put it off and eventually not do it!
Rule 2 – Be Realistic With Time
Don’t plan to workout for an hour a day unless you can guarantee you can spare the time. You are much better of planning a daily 20/30 minute workout that fits into your routine and doesn’t take up too much of your time. Frequency of exercise is more important than duration.
Rule 3 – Keep it Varied
Mix up what you do. So many people buy fitness equipment like a bike or cross trainer that just acts as a clothes horse after a few weeks. Why? Because… Read more->
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