Everyone can agree on the fact that we all do need some type of a regular, daily workout plan, for someone just getting started, the process of selecting the appropriate exercise and workout routines that are both adequate for your skill level and also for your fitness goals can be quite daunting.
The workout routine you settle on must be one that you enjoy. But then you don’t have to book an extensive consultation with a personal fitness trainer in order to design your own fitness plan, here we are going to show you how to design and develop the right fitness routines that will meet your unique fitness needs.
There are several reasons why you need a workout plan that is just right for you, and a few of these reasons are;
-You will stick to it;
-You will enjoy it and workouts won’t be a chore;
-Instead of making excuses you will achieve results;
-It is designed to work in with your lifestyle and to fit your needs;
-It is customized and is all your own;
-You will enjoy your workouts and the emphasis won’t just be on losing weight; and
-The workout plan will reflect the results you want to achieve
Use A Full Body Program
Unless you are working out for a particular sport or goal, then it will be wise to ensure that your workout routine includes every vital muscle group in your body.
Nobody wants to be the person at the gym who neglected leg day too often and has succumbed to the ‘chicken leg’ curse, but this is an anomaly that happens frequently because people do not develop an all-encompassing full body programs that addresses their needs. Another benefit of making sure your plan covers every vital muscle group is that doing so will greatly reduce your risk of injuries as well.
Pick A Goal
The way you train your body should be tailored towards the goals you want to accomplish with your fitness. For instance a competitive bodybuilder would engage in workouts that are completely different to what a soccer player would engage in. So being specific on what your goals are or the kind of physique you are aiming for will weigh heavily on which exercises you’ll choose to include in your routine.
While most formats of fitness training do require a commitment to full body workout programming, the specific exercises can be very different depending on what your goals are, so it’s wise to discover what your primary focus is going to be before you build your fitness program.
Consider All Of Your Options
These days, there have never been more options available to the person who wants to begin a fitness program, so it’s not a bad idea to examine some of the available possibilities before you decide on any specific one.
If you are a busy person who finds it difficult to make time for the gym, then perhaps building-out a home gym could be a viable solution for you. Or you could opt for a fitness program, some people find training programs such as CrossFit are ideal for giving them the extra motivation they need to hit the gym regularly, and this also adds a valuable social nature to the exercise routine, which can greatly help you during those tough times when you feel like quitting.
Alternatively, you may be more inclined towards an exciting gymnastics routine or simply taking a regular yoga class, all of which are perfectly valid forms of exercise that may be better suited to your goals.
Track Your Results
While they may be no end to your motivation and enthusiasm when beginning your new workout routine, it’s very likely that this can tend to reduce with time, and feeling discouraged after a few months into a fitness program is a very common predicament that most beginners find themselves in, but do remember that it is better to be doing something, than nothing at all.
One of the best ways to counter this with your workout routine is to make sure you are keeping track of your results however possible. Ultimately, this means a bodybuilder will have to count their reps and track their strength as they progress, whereas runners may want to track their distance covered within a certain time frame. But regardless of how you track your results, it’s wise to always track your progress to keep yourself motivated and inspired for the long haul.
I encourage you to pay attention to your body and devise your own fitness that will suit your needs, interests and workout goals. No matter the limitations you start with, you will be able to find a training fitness program that works for your situation.