Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

Between work commitments, family obligations and social events, it may seem daunting and downright impossible to add anything else to your plate. As a result, people tend to sacrifice the one thing they might enjoy doing the least, exercise. Perhaps it started with a busy week, and then one week turned into two and then before you knew it, you hadn’t visited the gym in a series of months. Whatever the obstacle, there are ways to pull yourself out of a workout rut and create a lasting routine.

According to Jonathan Leary, founder of Remedy Place, a social wellness club, “The thing about fitness is, you have to want it for yourself. Finding the motivation to get back to the gym and get healthy must come from within.”  And it’s not just about finding the motivation, but about having the right kind of motivation to get in shape. Forget external motivators like looking nice in an outfit and dig a little deeper.

When getting back into a fitness routine, you may be tempted to overhaul your eating habits too. Oftentimes, people tend to fixate on making too many changes at once, . Instead, focus on one thing at a time, Focus on just trying to re-establish an activity habit.

Just like those metered workouts, health professionals suggest slowly changing your nutrition patterns over time so you don’t feel overwhelmed and then give up out of frustration. But if you do want to make some changes to your diet,  start adding more water to your daily routine to ensure you’re hydrated as a first step.

The more active you are, the more you sweat, so replenishing your water levels will ensure your body isn’t depleted of key minerals, and in turn, can help you recover faster. If the gym is not a daily activity for you, there are other things you can do daily that will give you a great start to getting in shape, or increasing your heart-rate.

  • Yard Work

    Yard work is always a good work out. Bending, sweating, pushing a lawn mower, or pulling weeds from your yard will get your heart-rate up.

    man gardening

  • Walking Your Dog

    Taking your furry family member for a walk will get that blood moving and circulating, You control the pace, Try and walking to the end of the block to start, then each day go a little further.

    Walking a dog

  • Park A Little Further Away

    When you are out shopping or running errands, Park a little further away from the store to get those extra steps in.

    man in parking lot

  • Cleaning The House

    Doing housework can also give you a good workout. bending, lifting, scrubbing and vacuuming will wake those muscles.

    lady cleaning the house

  • Playing With The Kids

    Being active with the kids is a plus. Their energy in contagious and not to mention a lot of fun.

    Kids playing basketball

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