Ever been working out, then realized your not pushing yourself to your max? Next time, pay attention to how hard you're working and push yourself to your limit! It feels so good afterwards!
In my Step class sometimes I start fooling around because it's fun, then I realize I'm not working as hard as I can be, so I make every step more defined and put more energy into every thing I do!
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
It's awful hard not to work a little harder, push yourself a little further when in the background you have your loudest, hardest and fastest music playing full blast. Let the music consume you and you'll find you can do more than you would've thought without it.
So walking is great, but jogging and walking is even better, push yourself a little harder helps you burn those calories. And doing about 20 minutes of cardio afterwards can give you a burst of energy to get through the rest of the day!311
I haven't added weights yet to my walk, but I do try to go a little further every few days, and using landmarks for my guide so I can map it on my fitness once I get back home.
Push yourself a little harder when doing an activity. If walking, for five minutes walk faster for 3-5 minutes and then at a comfortable pace for a few minutes. If walking fast, try jogging for 1-3 minutes, and then walk fast. Point is to use these challenging intervals to wake up your system.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.