Six Ways to Stay on Top of
Making sure your exercise routine doesn't become a boring routine is one of the keys to staying motivated and to managing your cholesterol. Trying different exercises, exercising with new workout partners, or simply finding a new walking route may be just the kinds of things to keep you from being bored. Here’s a quick list of six more ways to keep yourself moving.
Keep on Stretching: Flexibility exercises like yoga, Pilates, and tai chi can help keep your joints limber and help you avoid injury.
Aerobic Activity: Try a new aerobic exercise like jogging. As a bonus, it helps your body to use more oxygen.
Join the Resistance: Going with resistance training or strength training builds muscle tone.
Rock Out: Listening to your favorite music while you exercise can keep you inspired.
Goal for It: Reviewing your fitness goals every so often may point the way to new routines that work better for you.
Take a Jaunt to the Gym: If you haven’t been doing so already, you may find that going to a gym or working with a fitness trainer can help you stay motivated.
It doesn’t matter if it’s just a strained muscle or something more serious, nothing can break your stride like an injury.