During the winter months maintaining positive habits can be difficult, however all the more important.
Keeping fit and healthy during the winter will help you to stay mobile and maintain good health, where you may otherwise be more likely to get under the weather.
Sometimes the weather may seem off-putting, when you have to make your way to the gym for example. However remind yourself always of how important it is and how good you will feel afterwards. Stay positive and keep up with your positive habits.
In training what is better fast or slow movement..? Largely it is relative to your purpose and outcome, therefore neither is better, only dependent on what you want to achieve. For most goals however you can achieve the same result with either tempo.
For example for weight loss, training at a slower pace can be a great way to achieve your goals and build your fitness at a rate that is safer. Training at a slower pace is also better for building and maintaining correct movement patterns. It can also be more meditative and help you to focus.
So what are the benefits of a faster speed training?
Depending on your goals, faster speeds can help to exert excess energy or stress and boost cardio levels, it can also help to boost your reaction time.
However the two can and do crossover you can get benefits from both types of training and both will help you improve fitness and lose weight/maintain a healthy weight.
Most importantly is to always listen to your body and be in touch with the needs of your own body and mind, and as always of course, enjoy your training 🙂🙏💫
A lot of people before they start exercise feel they don’t have enough time. Here are 3 top reasons of how and why to find the time.
Make it a priority- Once it’s a priority you’ll find the time, book it in your diary like any other important appointments.
You’ll have more energy and more time – with regular exercise you’ll find you have more energy and be more efficient with your time.
Without health there’s not time for much else– it can sound a harsh truth but without our health we will struggle to do much else. Make it a priority before it has to be and reap all the benefits from doing so. Your health is 100% worthy of your time and effort.
What we value most we will always find the time for, therefore it makes the most sense to value something of such importance and then you’ll always find the time.
Building up in our training is very much an individual thing, however there are a few helpful rules you can apply to assist the process.
Gradual progression; take your training step by step and listen to your body, as you gradually add more weight and variation to your exercises.
Pace your training; remember to get adequate rest days, at least 1 per week for recovery and to alternate your training so you’re not overtraining the same muscle groups. Recovery is as important as the work itself.
Stay focused; staying focused on your path of progression is important and to do this you have to keep it interesting. Vary your workouts, keep your favourite music on and keep track of your progress.
Stay focused , stay motivated, build up step by step 💪💫
For more information and help with building up on your training journey, please get in touch.