Do you enjoy your training?
Whenever I talk to people about training they’re always shocked when I explain that training is something I actually enjoy doing.
In fact it’s one of my favourite things to do with my free time.
It seems like as soon as exercise is mentioned people immediately think of some kind of punishment that in order to do consistently you have to be some kind of supremely disciplined maniac.
What a load of crap!
The reason for this is people normally choose to do a form of exercise they don’t actually like doing.
This inevitably leads to failure because who the hell wants to do something they don’t enjoy multiple times a week.
If I decided to go running or went to the gym and spent an hour on the cardio machines I know I wouldn’t last the week because I’m human, it’s boring as shit and I don’t enjoy it.
The reason I enjoy training is because I do training I enjoy; for me this is strength training.
I like doing this so much that I don’t have to motivate myself to go to the gym.
Nobody finds it difficult to go to the pub or out for a meal because it’s something they enjoy doing.
This is the same with training, you need to find a form that you enjoy so much that you genuinely want to get off your arse and do it.
The fact that I enjoy my training this doesn’t mean it’s easy or that I’m not pushing myself, there’s certainly times when it doesn’t feel very fun but once the set or the session is done I feel great and can’t wait for the next one.
This is the absolute secret to finally getting yourself in shape. Until you find something you actually want to do you’ll continuously fail every time you attempt to get in shape.
We only offer a handful of coached sessions here at RT Fitness and these are either 1:1’s, weights or circuit based and when we talk to our clients we always get great feedback on how it’s far less boring than whatever they had previously been used to doing for exercise.
The result of this is they stick at it long enough to get results and over time dare I say it; begin to enjoy their training too.
So, ask yourself!
Do you actually enjoy your training?
Or is it a constant mental battle to drag yourself to the gym?
If this sounds like you then trying something different may be exactly what’s needed to finally get yourself in the best shape of your life.
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