No need to go to the gym, you can become physically fit in a matter of weeks if you just know the little secrets that the gym owners and equipment manufactures don’t want you to know.
Do what people did many years ago- train using bodyweight only exercises. Don’t think that bodyweight only exercises are a waste of time, because they can be are very, very demanding if done the right way.
Take 2 very simple exercises like pushups and situps and try to do these exercises for 5 minutes alternating back and forth ( do as many pushups then do as many situps as possible with no rest in between exercises) unless you are fit you probably won’t be able to finish this workout, and actually the so called fit person probably could not finish a simple workout like this.
After a 5 minute workout you will know that you will never again need a gym to get in to great shape and if you have any doubt try it.
Listen to music
Take an iPod, mp3 player or personal stereo next time you go to the gym. Create a playlist or a CD especially to be used for the gym. Include your favourite songs and especially fast paced songs. Songs that encourage you to stay at a fast pace due to its upbeat rhythm. Music is a great motivator and you can also use it as a distraction so that you don’t focus on the pain you’re going through. So next time you go to the gym, take some music with you to help create a more enjoyable experience for you and also to help to motivate you so you work harder.
Take a friend or exercise partner
Having someone with you can also lead to a more enjoyable experience. Someone to talk to during the long stretches on the treadmill and exercise bikes. You can catch up on the latest gossip which again takes your mind off of the pain you’re going through and encourages you to work for just that little bit longer.
You can compete with your friend or exercise partner which motivates you to work for harder and for longer in order to beat them. Adding that competitive edge to your workout routine will work wonders for your body.
Sometimes the confines of the gym are too dull for some. The same views and the same people everyday. Take your workout routine outside. Instead of running on the treadmill, run through your local park. Instead of cycling on the exercise bike for an hour, cycle round your local area. You’ll meet new people and experience more attractive scenery compared to the usual four walls of your gym.