Creating a Balanced Lifestyle
A gym routine doesn’t need to be dull. Our incentive to stick to our fitness habits is stronger when we try new things. Variety cures boredom, so mix it up! For athletes and the active population, circuit training is a staple solution to plateau problems. Circuit training introduces a variety of challenges in time-efficient, high-intensity intervals.
If you’ve ever been on a self-improvement quest, related to fitness or not, it seems there is always a snag along the way. It’s only human for motivation to waver. At the gym, this can be especially true. Maybe we don’t feel like working out. Maybe we’ve plateaued. Maybe an unpredictable health problem set us back. Whether our reasons are emotional or situational, we must prevent our hurdles from becoming excuses to quit.
For many, leaving the gym with sore muscles is a badge of honour. You pushed yourself, you felt the burn and now your body is working hard to repair and strengthen those target areas. No pain, no gain, as they say. Fast-forward to a few hours later, and the stiffness sets in. You’re stranded on the toilet after leg day,