Don’t quit your exercise routine through boredom. It’s easy to maintain an exercise plan when you know how to make it fun.
Ask almost anyone if they would like to become more fit, feel better, improve their body tone and increase their energy levels, and the answer would be a resounding ‘yes’. So why do many people struggle to reach their objectives? Here are some of the most common reasons why exercise can be difficult to fit into a regular routine, along with some suggestions of ways to overcome common objections to exercising that we all have at one time or another.
I try to exercise but I find it boring. What can I do?
Exercise is often deemed to be boring when you think about going to the gym for a long time or stepping out for a lengthy walk or run. The thought that your exercise routine, along with all the preparation and travel that go with it, might not be over for a couple of hours can feel like just too much to bear. The idea of spending 20 to 30 minutes or more on a particular cardio machine, or running through the same exercise programme or class, can also fill you with despair. [Read more…]