How to get motivated for your workout
Below we have come up with a few tips you can apply and adapt to get that best from your workouts. From Structure to Focus to Goal setting.
Having a plan of action is a great way to ensure you will be making the most of your efforts in the gym. Having a structured plan of what to do in the gym can be very beneficial. Once you enter the gym you already know what bits of kit you need you so there is no need to wonder around like a lost puppy. Treat your time in the gym as if it was a business meeting, you are there for a reason, the agenda is set with start plus finish deadlines along with time limits for each topic. Apply this mentality to training and watch your productivity in the gym double!
Have fun when training by all means training should be fun as for most people it is your leisurely time so you should enjoy it. However, this does not mean you go to the gym for a natter, take your workout seriously! See it as a meeting with an agenda you are there for a reason you want to leave feeling as if you’ve accomplished something or that your on the way, one step closer than the previous meeting.
We all can do with a push from time to time so taking a pre workout supplement containing caffeine works wonders for keeping your mind focused on the task in hand. If you’re quiet sensitive to Caffeine aim for a morning or afternoon session to ensure you still get a good nights sleep.
Think of the physique that made you want to begin this training journey, picture the body you’ve always wanted, this should get you in the right place mentally to want to work hard. Always remember how far you’ve come and what it takes to go that one step further.
If you’re the competitive type a training partner is good for a little healthy competition. A training partner can be great on the days that you don’t really feel up for training, we all have days like this so having a training partner there to help you snap out of that mood or a gentle kick up the ass is a great idea.
A training partner that is similar in strength can be great a motivation to push for extra sets and reps that you may not have been able to do alone.
I feel that the majority of people train with a much higher intensity and are more focused also driven when there is a goal placed in front of the. Don’t get me wrong there is a handful of individuals that will train hard day in day out without fail. Personally I am quite driven to train hard and have the ethics to train hard without a goal, for me what usually steps up a gear when a goal is placed in front of me is dietary discipline. I believe no matter where you are in terms of your training age mini goals get a big yes from me it also keeps things interesting, it’s good to challenge yourself. Tip, set a goal smash it out the park, set a new goal and keep grafting till you’ve accomplished it.