Are You Struggling With A Fitness Slump? | Stephen Coleclough
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Are You Struggling With A Fitness Slump?

Are You Struggling With A Fitness Slump?

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a fitness freak or you’re someone that only exercises on occasion, at one point or another you may find yourself struggling with a fitness slump.

Simply, it happens to the best of us.

We lose motivation, we become bored with our exercise regime and we can’t be bothered to attend a workout session.

Though some time off here and there won’t hurt, it’s important to beat the fitness slump as soon as you can.

The longer you leave it, the harder it is to get back into the swing of things.

So, how do you beat a fitness slump?

Take some much needed time off

If you’re struggling with a fitness slump, it could be because you need to take some much needed time off.

Spending too much time working out and improving your fitness can cause you to hit a wall, a wall that’s hard to get passed.

However, taking some time off allows you the opportunity to refocus and remember why you began working out in the first place.

Try something new and exciting

A fitness slump could be a sign that you’ve become bored and disinterested with the type of exercise that you’re doing.

So, why not try something new and exciting?

Step away from your usual fitness regime and start something new; perhaps there’s a sport you’ve always wanted to try or maybe there’s a workout class that everyone’s talking about.

Finding a new form of exercise to be excited about could be all that’s needed.

Set new plans and goals

A lot of people find themselves in a bit of a fitness slump the moment they have reached their fitness goals.

If you have reached your goal, it can be extremely difficult to motivate yourself to keep going.

This is why it’s a good idea to make new plans and set new goals; it gives you something new to work towards.

As you can see, it isn’t difficult to get out of a fitness slump.

Instead of struggling to power on with your existing workouts, take the time to regroup and approach your fitness from a new perspective.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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