When it comes to working out, consistency is key. But let’s face it, sometimes life gets in the way, and we can’t always make it to the gym. That’s why we're excited to share these nine tips for staying consistent with your workouts.
1. Stick to the Same Time of the Day for Working Out
One of the best ways to make sure you’re consistent with your workouts is by sticking to the same time of day. If you have more energy in the mornings, make it a point to work out then. Or if you prefer working out at night, put it in your schedule, so you don’t make excuses and skip it.
Those who have just started their workout journey and don't know when the best time to work out is should experiment with different routines first. Keep track of your energy and see when it feels best to work out. Once you find your rhythm, stick to it.
2. Wake Up and Go to Bed at the Same Time
This may seem like a no-brainer, but having a set bedtime and wake-up time is important when trying to be consistent with your workouts. This will help regulate your body’s natural sleep cycle and give you more energy during the day.
If you're not sure how to establish a good sleep schedule, you can start by setting the alarm for the time you want to wake up and going to bed at the same time every night.
3. Find a Trigger That Will Push You to Do Your Workout
For some people, it helps to have a trigger that will push them to do their workout. Having a set trigger makes you more likely to follow through with your workout.
If you don't know what works for you, start by trying different things until you find a trigger that consistently gets you to the gym. For instance, you could try setting a daily alarm for your workout, putting your gym clothes on as soon as you wake up, or packing your gym bag the night before.
4. Have Your Lagree Clothes Ready to Put On
This is another great tip for those mornings when you just don’t feel like working out. If you have your Lagree clothes ready to go, it makes it that much easier to get dressed and head to the studio. No more excuses!
Make sure that everything is washed and cleaned, too. This shouldn't be another chore, and the sooner you stop treating it that way, the sooner you'll be able to build a consistent routine.
5. Have a Lagree Workout Plan
If you’re new to Lagree, it’s important to have a workout plan. This will help you stay on track and make the most of your workouts.
One of the best workout plans includes a mix of cardio and strength training. This will help you build muscle, improve your endurance, and burn calories.
6. Track Your Progress (But Don’t Obsess Over It)
It’s important to track your progress when trying to build a consistent workout routine. But don’t get too caught up in the numbers. Instead, focus on how you feel and the changes you see in your body. This will help you stay motivated and on track.
You can start by tracking your workouts in a journal or on your phone. This will help you see how often you’re working out and what types of workouts you’re doing.
7. Have a Daily Fitness Goal
Speaking of tracking your progress, you should also set and track daily goals. Now, they shouldn’t be huge, they should be achievable. Take your planner or a notebook, and as soon as you get out of bed in the morning, write down a goal for that day. For example: “Today, I’ll do my workout before 5 PM.” or “I will drink eight glasses of water.”
Setting small, achievable goals and completing them will set your mind in the right direction and motivate you to lead a healthier and better lifestyle.
8. Make It Fun
Working out doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, it should be something you look forward to. You’re less likely to stick with your workouts if you're not enjoying them.
So, how can you make working out more fun? First, find a workout buddy. This will help you stay accountable and motivated. Second, mix up your routine. Try new classes, take a different route when you go for a run, or listen to new music when you work out.
Finally, don’t forget to reward yourself! After all, you deserve it.
9. Join a Lagree Community
If you’re looking for extra motivation, consider joining a Lagree community. There are plenty of great groups online where you can connect with other Lagree enthusiasts. This is a great way to stay motivated and inspired. If you live in San Francisco, you can join our Lagree studio.
Lagree studios are a great way to meet new people and stay motivated. Plus, you’ll have access to all the latest equipment and classes.
If you’re looking to be more consistent with your workouts, these tips will help you get started. Just remember to focus on how you feel and the progress you’re making. This will help you stay motivated and on track. And don’t forget to have fun! Working out should be something you enjoy. Are you ready for your new workout journey to start? Sign up for your first Lagree Fit 415 class here today.