Planning ahead for a long, tough workout can be challenging. Just thinking about the strenuous session almost makes you not want to go through with it. Fortunately, there are some ways you can trick yourself into pushing beyond your limitations to get a harder, meaner and longer workout. It’s often just a case of mind over matter.
You can actually get a better workout in a shorter timeframe by switching from your regular treadmill routine. Sure, it’s a lot easier to walk on a flat, even plane at a steady pace, but it’s the inclines that help you burn more calories. Another plus is that it’s a more intense workout on your muscles. By increasing the speed, you’ll also tone your body more.
Add music to your workout that will keep you motivated. Fast-paced and upbeat music makes it easier to maintain your pace, which can provide you with a more intense workout. You’ll be having so much fun, you might forget you’re working out. The music can give you added adrenaline that makes you look forward to your exercise routine. Be sure to start out with slower music until you’ve properly warmed up.
Instead of timing your workouts, set your goal on a certain amount of reps. Increase the number of reps over time. Try this with different exercise routines to break up the monotony.
Having a partner or friend to work out with helps you stick to your goals. Once you’ve shared your plan with someone else, you’re more likely to stick to it. You won’t want to skip a day because you have someone who is counting on you. By keeping each other motivated, you’ll achieve better results. Create challenges that force you both to go the extra mile.
Create a workout schedule for 30 days. Be sure to write it down on your calendar where you can see it. Mark the days of the week that you plan to work out. Seeing it in writing will make you more likely to stick to your plan. After following this schedule for 30 days, it should be easier to make working out a daily routine. Immediately schedule your next 30 days.and keep going. Once you’ve made going to the gym a habit, switch up your exercises and increase the intensity to get the most out of your routine.
The SIXPAD is a revolutionary new product that makes it even easier to get a toned body without even thinking about it. It uses electrical signals to help you get an intense workout that would leave you breathless if you were working out in a normal fashion. This technology is known as Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) that targets the desired muscles directly, stimulating and strengthening it, allowing it to be toned and defined after each usage.
With these mental tricks, you’ll experience more efficient workouts. You’ll also find it’s a lot easier to stick with your fitness schedule when you achieve the results that come with working out harder, stronger, and smarter.