27 Jun How to Make the Most of Your Gym Time
Whether you desire to shed a few extra pounds or gain some muscle mass, knowing how to spend your gym time wisely is a must. Thankfully, we have a few tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of your gym experience and make the money worth your while. Here’s what you need to know.
1) Eat something before. Your body needs to fuel to work hard, so have a meal an hour or two before or a snack 30 minutes before. This way you won’t tire as quickly.
2) Start your workout with your favorite part/music. Get pumped by doing what you like best or by listening to your favorite song.
3) Have a gym buddy. We love this idea. Having someone there to push you and help you is a wonderful tip. Just don’t spend gym time talking and socializing. Save that for your post-workout snack.
4) Get a trainer. If you just can’t stop yourself from gossiping with your bestie during gym time, then get a personal trainer. No only will they help you see results, they will show you exactly what you need to do.
5) Use the treadmill. You can really optimize your workout by using the treadmill. It will provide a much needed variety to your workout regimen. Plus, cardio is good for you.
6) Go during lunch. The gym normally isn’t as packed during early morning or late evening, but many have trouble making it during these times. So go during your lunch hour. You could also find out what times your gym is less packed so you can get in and out quicker.
7) Make a plan and follow it. Know what you are going to do before you step through the gym doors. Once you get to the gym, stick to your plan.
8 ) Unplug! You always see that person with their eyes glued to their smartphone. When at the gym, focus on what you are doing instead of your phone. You will be surprised by the improvement you see.
Lastly, be sure to hydrate before, during, and after your workout. Be sure to check out our blog about post-workout activities you should be doing. We hope this information maximizes your time spent at the gym. For more information, call Cory at 662-282-4949.