Sustaining an injury can often mean more than just the inconvenience of putting your feet up for a few days. Sometimes it can mean taking a long break from exercise, which is super frustrating if you are someone who regularly trains. Whether you are a professional athlete or a fun runner, taking a break from exercise can often feel like taking two steps back in your fitness progression. So, how do you ease yourself back into exercise after taking an injury related break?
The new year is finally here, bringing with it a fresh perspective and optimism for the next 12 months. If you have decided to set a fitness goal for 2019, you might be wondering how on earth you are going to make yourself stick to it. After all, many of us make general resolutions about how we intend to “exercise more” or “lose weight” but we don’t actually specify the details of those resolutions.
If you’ve been battling with getting to sleep for some time then, then it is more likely than not that you have tried everything you can think of to encourage better sleep habits. But, did you know that the answer can be as simple as an afternoon workout?
If you’ve ever been through a particularly strenuous workout or an exhausting series of endurance tests, you will know that turning your brain off at the end of the day can be super tricky. Sure, your body wants to sleep, but your mind can keep racing for hours and hours, causing you to stress out and lose out on much-needed rest and recovery time.
For those of us who have to do the 9-5 grind, finding the time and motivation to spend on your body can be tricky. Social fitness, however, is a fantastic way to motivate you into cramming exercise into your week, whilst adding enjoyment and a little competitiveness to making your body a temple. If you wish your body to be a temple or even a modestly sized shed, here are some great ways to achieve this.
There are more aspirational quotes and sayings that revolve around the word ‘preparation’ than nearly any other in the history of language. The bulk of usage clearly linked to its importance in all facets of our lives, rarely more so than in fitness.