For the beginners, you may feel hard to motivate yourself to start exercising regularly. Many factors can affect your workout routine like you feel too tired after work, the weather is too hot or rainy. Here are some tricks for you to maintain a continuous workout routine more easily.
(1) Find a Workout You Enjoy
Our body will release “endorphins” after a workout to make us feel happy. But if the workout is too hard for you, you need to pay a higher price for those endorphins. Find some types of workout you enjoy, such as jogging, yoga, pilates, or even Zumba. So, you don’t have to force yourself to workout and you will be looking forward to it.
(2) Setting Mini-Goals
Think about your goals before starting an effective workout routine. You should avoid setting ambitious goals like getting six-pack abs or running a marathon, which you are more likely to give it up. Come up with some realistic and achievable goals is a key factor in getting healthier. You can set some mini-goals like going for a 2-hour workout 4 times a week or running 1km within 6 minutes.
(3) Always Carry Workout Clothes
For beginners, even some small obstacles can affect your workout routine. For example, you have to go home after work and change into workout clothes before going to the gym. You can simply bring your workout clothes to work for evening workouts for a helpful solution. Or you can sleep in your workout clothes and workout in the morning before going to work.
(4) Play Some Music to Keep Your Energy Up
Research has found that playing music while exercising increases the duration of workouts for both men and women without a perceived increase in effort. Music can boost mood and encourage rhythmic movement. For an effective workout, research suggests faster music is more effective than slow music as a quicker beat could help amp up your pace.