The gym is finally open! We can start training indoors again using equipment that is not just our body weight. But there are some key things to take in to considering when we start training differently or after a long break!
Make sure you:
♥ Gradually increase your workout duration and intensity. Slow and steady wins the race! You will not go back into what you did before so do not over do it on the running machine. At the moment gym sessions are only 45 minutes so this is beneficial to not over doing it.
♥ Gradually increase your resistance. Before you start challenging your body by loading more weight onto it, it needs to be able to handle the built-in loads you put on it.
♥ Set realistic goals. Make sure they are SMART which stands for. Specific – to what you want to achieve. Measurable – with specific criteria that measure your progress toward the accomplishment of the goal. Achievable – Attainable and not impossible to achieve. Realistic – that it is within your reach of achieving. Time – make sure that there is a deadline. With this in mind you can give your self a good target to achieve when coming back to the gym.
Make sure you book in with one of the gym team if you are not sure. With seven personal trainers at your disposal, book in for your complimentary programme session and they will help you devise the right gym routine for your needs.