Today’s post is written by Rob Medsger, founder and owner of 3Strong Gym in San Ramon, CA.
Today is a new day. This is going to be the beginning of a new you because today is the day you stopped buying into your own excuses. You’ve decided to pull yourself up off the couch from a marathon Netflix binge, and start exercising. First of all, let me congratulate you. I think that’s an excellent decision. Next, let me give you a few tips on how to get back into exercise the right way, so you can keep yourself motivated, seeing progress, and staying injury-free.
DEFINE A GOAL
Before you jump back into things, it’s good to have a vision of what you’d like to accomplish. Declaring that you want to get back into exercising is a good idea, but it’s not really a clearly defined goal. Identifying specifically WHY you want to exercise can give you a sense of purpose. And, it is that purpose that will be the driving force behind your progress. It’s what you can dream about while you’re working out. Continue reading