We have all, at one point or another, procrastinated. We all want to put off a task or job because it just isn’t appealing.
This happens every day to gym goers, and I’m sure that you’re having or have had trouble with it before.
It’s doing nothing for your fitness, or goals. So how can you beat it?
Well here, we’re going to give you 5 tips to stomp that gym procrastination out for good!
One of the best ways to beat procrastination is to get into a routine. Your body and mind will become accustomed to your schedule and you’ll want to stick to it.
Grab a pen and paper right now. Yes, right now. Write down a time that’s best for you to hit the gym and stick to it for a month. After the month is up, it’ll be your routine, and it’ll feel weirder not working out!
So now you know what time you’re heading to the gym, you need something to keep you motivated when you’re there. There’s nothing better than putting some headphones in and playing music that gets your adrenaline going.
It’ll help you push yourself further and keep on task!
Straight after work
Many people find it difficult to make time to work out. They spend their day in the office, and by the time 5pm comes round they just want to hit the hay.
The best way to combat this is head to the gym straight after work. If you go home beforehand you’re going to put the kettle on, sit in front of the TV and stay there all night.
If you’re still having trouble motivating yourself then it might be time to hire a personal trainer. They’re trained to help you reach your goals and will continually push you.
Your PT won’t take no for an answer and excuses won’t fly. You’ll have to work out, otherwise face their wrath.
And lastly, remember to set yourself goals. If there’s a benefit at the end of all this hard work, you’ll be more inclined to do it.
Write down what you want to achieve and the timescales you’d like to achieve them in.
Procrastination is easy to overcome. You just need to be dedicated to the cause!