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86 7/15/13 4:08 A
It sounds as if the programme you had before may have been your first and only gym programme to date?
If I've guessed correctly, it's normal to feel nervous about the change.
I'd suggest doing the new routine 3 times without variation and see how you like it after that...that should give you sufficient time to get used to new exercises and equipment...you'll feel confident in no time, don't worry!!
Fitness Minutes: (49,619)
1,751 7/14/13 2:23 P
I have a couple of ideas.
Stick with your old plan, but replace some of it with a piece of the new plan. Said another way, ease into it bit by bit.
Break the new routine into several parts: A,B,C. Do part A one day, part B the next day, part C the next. Repeat for a couple of weeks until you are sure of yourself and your new routine.
Alternate. One day do your old routine, next day do your new routine. Variety in exercise regimens helps keep the metabolism revved up.
Ask yourself why you wanted a change? The old plan wasn't working!
I change things up from time to time and find that it helps keep me interested.
I have been to the gym today for a new programme appointment and they have changed my whole routine. I am a really nervous person anyway and not being in control makes me anxious but this has really knocked me for 6!
Is it normal to feel this way? The programme feels so hard and different to my old one and I know I need to challenge myself again but I scared this is going to make me dread going to the gym and I don't want that at all.
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