How To Fit Working Out Into Your Busy Lifestyle | Stephen Coleclough
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How To Fit Working Out Into Your Busy Lifestyle

How To Fit Working Out Into Your Busy Lifestyle

When it comes to exercising, a lot of people are put off by their busy lifestyle.

However, there’s no need to let a busy lifestyle stop you from working out.

Here are some top tips for ensuring you have time to workout:

Plan to work out far in advance

It can become overwhelming to try and fit regular workouts into your busy lifestyle, especially when you consider the time that’s taken up with work and family.

This is why it’s best to schedule all workouts well in advance.

Set a specific time aside ahead of time and stick to it.

Don’t underestimate the benefits of short bursts of exercise

When it comes to working out, it’s not all about long workouts at the gym each and every day.

In fact, regular short bursts of exercise can be just as beneficial.

If you’re not able to fit in lengthy workouts into your day, opt for shorter 15 minute sessions.

A short run or a quick session on the rowing machine is much better than nothing.

Try to incorporate exercise into your daily life

Regardless of what type of exercise you do, it’s always beneficial.

This means that it’s perfectly acceptable to incorporate exercise into your daily life, without taking part in a specific workouts.

Instead of taking the lift, take the stairs.

Instead of driving to the supermarket, see if you can walk there.

Though these are only minor changes, they can make a big difference.

Don’t forget to prioritise working out

In order to fit working out into your lifestyle, you need to make the effort to prioritise it every once in a while.

Without doing so, you’ll find yourself skipping more and more workouts.

Eventually, you won’t be able to remember when it was that you last worked out.

Remember, something is better than nothing

There are no rules in regards to how much exercise you should do on a daily basis, so don’t beat yourself up if you’re not able to do as much as you’d like.

Remember, something is better than nothing.

It’s much better to do a quick workout here and there, than to do nothing at all.

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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