Setting your mind to something is easy, but actually starting to achieve it is the difficult part. Especially with working out, if you have previously developed a routine and had to stop exercising for a while, getting back on track can be challenging.
Regardless of the reason you had to take a break from working out, further suggestions will help you start getting back into shape easily.
One step at a time
It is important you start slowly and not too hard. You might think you are up to the challenge, but trust me, your body will react otherwise. In order to avoid sore muscles and exhaustion, start out slowly, and make enough time to rest and recover between the workouts.
Ten minutes of workout a day is sufficient for the first week. Endurance, stability and range of motion will be highly improved, which is all you need in the first phase of going back on track.
You are what you eat
Food you take into your organism has a huge effect on your physical and mental health. Making healthy eating choices and developing them into healthy eating habits can highly benefit your body.
Namely, eating food rich in proteins, vitamins and enzymes every day at the same time will help the metabolism work faster, which, in combination with a good workout routine, will show exceptional results. Your body will be fit in no time, and going to the gym will be easier than at the beginning.
It is always good to consult a nutritionist, so that you can get great food recommendations.
All of the previous actions would not be possible to complete if you are not motivated enough to do them. Everyone has different levels of motivation, and while some people can start right away, others need help to actually set their plan into motion.
Therefore, hiring a personal trainer to help you work out at a right pace is a perfect idea. Furthermore, he or she can also help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and teach you many great exercises you could do on your own once you develop a habit of working out again.
If this is an expensive option, bringing a friend along to workout is also good. Especially the one who works out regularly and can adjust to your workout regimen.
More intense workout
One month after you have started exercising, it is time to bring the workout to another level. All the exercises should be more intense and all in consultation with a professional. It is also a good idea to start going to group trainings of aerobics, Zumba, Insanity or some other intense program that will help you get back into shape even faster.
However, keep in mind the fact that you are a beginner in those trainings so do not push yourself too hard during the first three classes. Pilates and yoga are great for stretching the muscles and achieving the balance of your body.
If you plan to practice it at home, make sure you are equipped with all the necessary surgical supplies like cidex opa in case you encounter a minor exercise accident.
Every beginning is difficult, especially if it is a second beginning. Starting over is challenging, but with a strong motivation and good support, it will be a piece of cake.
Remember, you must start slowly and gradually make the training more intense. It is important to avoid any possible injury, so make sure to consult with a trainer on everything you might want to know about exercises and certain training programs.
Finally, it is essential you surround yourself with positive people who will help you be the best you can and achieve your goal with no trouble.
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