Before you ever start just working out you need to set a goal. Why? Because without a goal how would you know your improvement and how far you have come? So what is your goal? Are you looking for a certain body type you want or do you want to be strong? You need to set this in place. Depending on what your goal is you can look up ways to reach your goal. There’s multiple factors in this, you must also decide how you plan to do this. Do you want to workout, diet, or use a weight-loss pill? I highly suggest diet and workout, because these are much safer for you. Just know that dieting doesn’t mean eat less it mean eat better foods. An example for females: you want to be fit, but strong and you want to do this by just adding workouts to your routine. An example for males: you want to be strong, but not too muscular and you are willing to add diet and exercise to your routine. And don’t get frustrated if it doesn’t get you fit at a snap of a finger, this will take time. So tell me what is your goal?
Make a Schedule
Base your schedule off of the 7 days in a week, because it’s easier to track and change stuff around. Take atleast 2 days for rest, because your body needs to heal itself before you continue to work hard and always stretch before a workout session,, you don’t want to hurt yourself. Now you need to ask yourself these question:
1. Do you want to work your entire body everyday or switch and focus on one body part per day?
2. What days of the week do you plan to rest?
3. What time of day will you be working out?
Now for people dieting you need to come up with a weekly food plan. Meaning at the beginning of every week plan out what you pare going to eat for each day of the week. We call this “meal prep.” You need to have: fruits, veggies, grains, protein, and dairy.
Pick a Style
By “picking a style” I mean what kind of work out interests you:
- Weight lifting
- Cross Training
Understand that there are more than just what I listed. If something here doesn’t suit you, you have the entire web at your finger tips. If you don’t like something try out a different technique. There’s is no shame in trying something new. As long as you feel comfortable it shouldn’t matter what others think. So focus on what you want.
Put in that work! You aren’t going to make any progress if you don’t keep up with your stuff. You can’t work out once a week and expect to see results. Look into the FITT Principle. If you are having troubles finding what you want doesn’t hesitate to ask for help. Just build your confidence and focus on why you want this so bad. This is the only way to keep up with your goal. Please don’t over work yourself. You also need breaks, between each workout session make sure you take a small break especially if you are new to this it takes time to build up strength and cardio. Think positive and try not to check your results till atleast a month of continuous work you will be shocked and amazed by what you have achieved. Most importantly do’t stop just because its hard. This is the main reason people stop trying. Think about your motivator if you don’t understand what I mean check out:
Below I have put some home workout equipment I suggest you try out.
Product: Resistant Band Set
- 5 resistance bands (Levels: 10 lbs, 20 lbs, 30 lbs, 40 lbs, and 50 lbs)
- Loop Bands (Level from light to x-heavy)
- Double side Sliders
- 2 handles, ankle straps, wrist wrap, and bags
- 1 towel, 1 door anchor
My Rating: 9.5 out of 10
This picture doesn’t show everything they have. I bought with about two weeks ago and I must say that it really helps with resistance. One issue that may occur is that the band is too small, but lucky they comes with multiple sizes so it fits everyone needs.
Product: Home Gym
- 20 adjustable positions
- Works your: Legs, chest, arms,
- Safety bar
- Weight stack
My Rating: 9 out of 10
I recommend this if you prefer to have a fuller work out. This gives you multiple different ways to workout out. What I find amazing about this is that it has safety bar for times when you don’t have someone to spot you.
Product: Yoga Mat
- Light weight/thick
- Comes w/ strap
My Rating: 9.3 out of 10
Yoga mats I used to buy get stuck to my feet and move with me, but this one stays in place. The padding is also really nice on the knees.