- Having to work out on a daily basis can be tough given the daily chores one has to perform, be it work or family related.
- Being disciplined builds your consistency. Shift your mindset to thinking of your workout as fun moments.
It might be difficult for many people to find the time to exercise.
Having to work out on a daily basis can be tough given the daily chores one has to perform, be it work or family related.
However, this does not mean you should give up on your goals to work out to enhance your physical fitness.
All it takes is prioritising yourself and making effort to achieve the goal.
You can choose to work out at home or at the gym depending on your preference and work schedule.
Below are ways you can squeeze in work out time in your busy schedule.
Know your goals
Is it to build muscles, or loose weight? A clearly defined goal will work at motivating you to go the extra mile even on days you do not feel like working out.
This will also help you to come up with a workout routine that aligns with your work schedule and supports your goals.
Get enough rest
Having minimal to no rest results in fatigue and low energy levels.
Enough rest boosts your body for next day's workout session.
While getting enough rest, ensure you eat well to fuel your body with energy.
Strategise your workouts
Have high intensity interval workouts as part of your exercises. This may include pushups, lunges, burpees and squats.
You can also incorporate brief workouts in your schedule like taking the stairs instead of the elevator.
Master your mindset
Having motivation, passion and the strength to do something everyday even when it is something you love can be challenging.
Being disciplined builds your consistency. Shift your mindset to thinking of your workout as fun moments.
Have your workout clothes within reach
This can be in your car or opting to change into your workout outfit as you leave work.
It gears you up for working out immediately you get home if you have scheduled your workouts for evenings.
Schedule it in your calendar
Consider your workout as an appointment and set a reminder on your phone's calendar.
Try other ways like having it in your daily to-do list in order for you not to skip it.
Have it scheduled for either morning or evening.