After a while, fitness can start to get boring. This can be the case, especially when you are doing one type of workout every day. If you are having a hard time keeping your workout fun, then think about following a few simple steps.
Change Your Workout Routine
If you’ve been doing nothing but running for weeks, it might be time to cross-train with some new sports. Try cycling, yoga, or Zumba to keep working on cardio and stretching while getting something unique into your workout.
On the other hand, if you’ve been strength training for ages, it might be time to try cardio and vise versa. Changing your workout routine helps in giving you something to look forward to. In addition, it also allows your muscles to experience new resistances and get even stronger than before.
Mix in Fun
If running is your jam, then you might not want to change to something new. If this is the case, try mixing in a day or two a week rather than change completely. Each week, try a new sport or two. Examples can be cycling, rock climbing, martial arts, Zumba, or even cross fit.
Trying a new sport, as before, will help you get stronger and challenge your mind in new ways. However, trying new things each week can help you find a second passion. If you’ve never been rock climbing, you might find that your new passion is waiting. Then, split your time between that and your current passion for ensuring you’re never running stale with fitness.
Take a Day (or Week) Off
If you’ve been working out regularly for a month, it’s okay to feel a little bored. If you almost never miss a day at the gym, then try taking a day or two off. This will give your body a chance to rest and give your mind a chance to change pace from the same routine. After your break, you might feel like trying something new. On the other hand, you could feel refreshed and ready to get back into the game.
New Sports to Try
Within the three ideas above, we talked about trying a new sport if you’ve run out of steam with your current plan. Now, we’ve gathered a shortlist that can help you with some workout inspiration.
Hopefully, a few of these ideas can help you get back into the workout groove. If not, check out our other classes to see what Bodies in Motion have to offer.