We all know that gym guy; he screams too loud, doesn’t re-rack his weights, sings rap lyrics out loud and hits on every girl that dares to use the adductor machine. If you’re lucky enough, your gym has one of these guys, most gyms have several variations of this human.
We all know that girl; she shows up to the gym practically naked, with perfect hair and makeup, turns every exercise into a photo-shoot, spends more time setting up her camera and selfie-ing than actually working out, God forbid you ever have to use a machine that she’s on, she will hold that thing hostage until the battery on her iPhone dies – and you better pray that there isn’t an outlet close by.
If you don’t recognize any of these common gym types you might be one of them, in which case you should definitely read on.
Whether mother nature is holding you back, you’re in a crunch for time, or you simply want some me time, an at-home workout is just the sweat solution you need.
However, there are a lot of things going on at home at any given time. Food is at home, your Netflix is at home, your spouse, your dog etc. Working out at home can sometimes be an uphill battle because simply put, it’s where everyone goes to chill and you’re probably the only one working out at home.
How many times have you gone to the gym, and 1 – Didn’t know what to do or what to work on or 2 – You did the same routine using the same machines you’ve been doing for weeks? It is all too common. But you don’t become the strongest, fastest, healthiest version of yourself by simply going through the motions.
What makes a good workout program? The answer may differ depending on who you ask but the fundamentals are the same. A program is a plan that progresses you toward a predetermined goal or objective. Whether that’s weight loss, greater strength, endurance or sports specific improvement everything you choose to do should progress you toward reaching your goal(s).
I don’t look for 7 foot bars to jump over; I look around for 1 foot bars that I can step over. -Warren Buffett-
The advice I’m about to give may surprise you. It’s not the regular motivational, rally the troops tone that you are used to hearing from fitness professionals, but it may help lead you to permanent fat loss success. Do I have your attention now?