Think it’s a myth that exercise can be fun? Think again!
The majority of people who made New Year’s resolutions set some kind of physical fitness-related goal. If you were one of them, you’re probably getting a very clear idea of how realistic that goal is now that we’re almost two months into the year. If you’re struggling with your fitness regimen, use this guide to actually make fitness fun.
Get into the sunshine.
If you’re slacking on your gym visits, try exercising outdoors instead. Not only does working out al fresco help you get some Vitamin D and fresh air, the opportunity to get out from under those fluorescent lights can help motivate you to work in your workout.
Get with your friends.
Finding a workout buddy has a whole host of benefits. To start, it ensures you have someone keeping you accountable with your fitness routine. It also makes actually doing that workout a little easier, since you’ll have someone to motivate and encourage you and add a social element to your time dedicated to getting fit.
Get entertainment involved.
Whether you want to binge a Netflix show while you hit the treadmill or pump that primed playlist while you pump iron, having some kind of entertainment to carry you through your workout is key to actually starting – and finishing – it.
Get on a realistic timetable.
If you had a goal to run 300 miles this year but have never run two consecutive miles in your life, it might be time to reevaluate. Create goals you can actually keep and ease your body in. Not only will this keep you from getting discouraged, it can also prevent injury.
If you really want to get your body in top shape, you need to pair your workout routine with routine visits to your doctor. Is your health insurance making that possible? To get the right coverage to care for your body, contact Nahai Insurance Services for all of your health insurance needs.