More than three million adult people do in our country to fitness, it’s about 20% of the Dutch, of which two-thirds are members of a gym. Our country has about 1,650 gym and an average gym has about 1600 subscribers. In total, more than the 200 million members every year visits to the gym.75% goes to the gym at least once a week, the remaining 25% go less often or even drop out and go at all. This corresponds to approximately 500,000 people. Are you one of those who jumped out or are too few, but do you want to keep? Then there are some tips that may be easier for you to hold out and to keep going.
Take your targets clearly identified
You ever for some reason started with fitness. These may be different, for example:
- You want to lose weight
- You want to have stronger muscles
- Do you want a better condition
- You have a sedentary job and you do not allow movement
What was your reason when you joined a gym? And what you can do to still achieve that goal? If you have a goal in mind for yourself, it is easier to motivate yourself to take the step to the gym than when you?? aimlessly?? hanging.
Sports at fixed times
Take your agenda there and plan your trips to the gym, as you do with your other meetings. Find out when you have time for, or create and record it! You will notice that the tanks? jump one time won’t hurt?? or?? I don’t feel that I am going tomorrow??? With fewer opportunities, if you plan to go to the gym, captures and treats as another meeting. Going to the gym is an agreement, but with yourself.
Making fitness a habit
This advice follows the previous one. Turn a couple of times a week to exercise a habit. Ensure that it is as obvious as shopping, meet up with your friends, or go to work. A man is a creature of habit, so if you make it a habit to go to the gym a few times a week, you’ll hear this any time you and your life.
Do not start the fanatics
This is for many people a pitfall. They have something in their mind, then go for it. That is to say, they have a subscription to the gym and then there are available several times a week and do their beginners enthusiasm too much at once. If you are not an athlete, and for the first time takes the step to figure out, start it again with a quarter and build up slowly. In this way, it is good to keep, and the chance that the next time you enjoy to go significantly higher than if you do more than you can actually manage. You burn yourself, begin to experience pain and it does not make it more fun. No wonder your motivation then disappear like snow in the Sun.
See sports as a moment for yourself
In today’s hectic life, many people hardly come to himself. Also, if you are someone who sometimes would be busy with themselves, use the gym here already. This time is just for you. Leave all your stress and worries behind and head off to work. Convert music you good on an MP3 player and do your own thing.
Make it as fun as possible
Maybe you’re just someone who would rather use this time for socializing or for any social. Find out what you can do to make it fun. Build variety into your schedule, go out for a group class Zumba or sweat along with other members in a spinning classes. Maybe you have someone in your life who want to go to the gym? It can be a great motivator to go together. So you can combine the coziness with to achieve your goal. Do what works for you and what you are comfortable with.
Don’t expect too much
Don’t expect too much, not your own, but not in the short term. Make sure that your expectations are realistic and achievable. You can not expect that you will see results after just a few weeks. You will only be disappointed when you have this illusion. Focus first on the road, install and make fitness fun. If this is successful and you retain the full results will then follow.
Celebrate your success and reward yourself
Imagine something you love in sight if you have improved your own or after a certain period of time.Are you a month-long allegiance to the gym went on the date agreed in advance with yourself? Super!Standing here quietly and celebrate. You should be really proud of yourself. Manage it for you after a certain period of time to train instead of fifteen, twenty five minutes? This is also worth a reward.