I think it is important to find your limit. I tend to workout 30-45 min twice a day, 4-6 days a week. I know within time I will be able to increase that little by little, but for now that is my limit. Going above and beyond that has negative results.
Over doing it not only can cause physical injuries, but it can also lower your stamina and motivation. Both causing you to take time off from your fitness routines. The key here is consistency, not how much or how long!
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I have a habit of doing 30 minutes on cardio machines and stopping, even if I am not exhausted. Today, instead of setting the minutes for 30, I just chose quickstart and it automatically set for 60 minutes! I just said, "okay, one more interval, one more song, till the end of the commercial break, etc." until 60 minutes and 600 calories had passed! I won't be setting a time limit for myself anymore because I know it limits what I can really do!244
Know your limits and don't be ashamed of them. If you are working out with someone don't feel like you have to keep up with them. There is a difference between pushing yourself and doing much more than you should. Know yourself!244
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