January 11, 2018
Lots of people find it difficult to maintain any kind of structure during any kind of break while providing a part-time taxi service for their kids, holidays abroad, and just having guests around the house can be distracting and your commitment to fitness can go astray.
Here are my 6 top tips on how to put your old habits behind you and get back to eating and living healthily.
1- DONT QUIT
You’ve just had break from exercise and it can feel like starting out fresh all over again with sore muscles and tired minds holding you back. For most people this is the time when they decide to quit. DON’T! Push through the barrier, the first weeks are always the hardest, but when you see the progress you’ll make month after month, it’ll make it worth the effort in the end.
2- GET A WORKOUT BUDDY
Training with someone else helps keep you accountable meaning your less likely to skip a session or a rep while you’re working out. It can help you to push yourself further and work out longer if you have someone else with you.
3- EAT RIGHT
Nutrition and exercise go hand in hand but it can be easy to fall off the wagon. Whether you’ve been abroad and eaten out every day or visited the ice cream van back home you just have to draw a line in the sand and get back to eating clean healthy food again, no matter how hard you try you can’t out run a bad diet.
4- DRINK PLENTY OF WATER
Let's face it sometimes we have drink more cocktails then water, so it's time to switch
5- HAVE FUN
If you want go get in shape by using a running programme but you hate running with a passion then why do it? The fitness industry is so varied there are 100’s of ways you can get in shape. The key to success is enjoying it and looking forward to your workout not dreading it.
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6- STICK TO A PLAN
It will be easier to follow a plan with a bit a structured to start with as it can all be a bit overwhelming. We will be will you all the way!
It can be hard to get back into the flow of your workout routine, once you stop for a few weeks your body takes a break and when you try to get back into the swing of things it’s not used to the rigorous exercise, so it’s important that you realise your body isn’t going to be at the same level of fitness it was before the time off. Don’t get frustrated with yourself when you can only run for five minutes before you’re breathless.