There is always a way to get in a workout on a busy schedule. Maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle should be one of our top priorities in life as it can help us being the kind of person we strive to be at work, at home with our families. Here are a few tips that definitely help me on my fitness journey.
1.Make a Schedule and Commit to It
Once you make a schedule, set it in stone and do not change it no matter what!
2. Never Go Grocery Shopping When Hungry
In order to stay motivated, you need to see the results and progress on your body. A good start is to keep your home a “safety zone” by keeping it free from snacks you normally wouldn’t buy if you went to the store with a full stomach.
3. Work Out Efficiently
Rock your headphones during workouts to avoid interactions with other. Don’t wait for occupied machines, go to a similar machine or use whatever is available.
4. Pick A Workout That You Like
Do not always listen to trainers, friends or so called experts. Find a workout that you enjoy and stick to it.
5. HIIT For President
Choose an activity and go all out for 10-20 seconds and follow it with a 40-50 second recovery time. Complete 10-15 rounds and you have a workout that burns a ton of calories and also keeps your metabolism going for hours afterward.
6. Use Internet As Motivation
Watch inspirational videos, follow inspirational IG accounts.
7. Track Your Progress And Ditch The Scale.
Do not use weight scales. They are evil. Use mirror instead. Take before and after photos.
8. Any Workout Is Better Than No Workout
If you travel or can’t follow your daily routine, do any workout even if its 10 min at your home or hotel room.
9. Snack Smartly
If you don’t have it you can’t eat it is my motto. Never keep unhealthy snacks at home if you don’t have the discipline to stay away from them.
10. Drink Water
Drink plenty of water throughout the day.
11. Make Weekend Your Workout Partner
Weekends are perfect to make up for lost time during the week. Try to get two 60-min workouts during the weekend. That’s 120 minutes. Get an additional 60 min during the week and you are up to 180 min of workout a week. Dr. Cat