Many people find everyday fitness – in particular running – tedious and boring. The best way to make fitness enjoyable and rewarding is to do a variety of activities. For overall fitness, mix it up with swimming, cycling, walking and running, as well as group activities where you can involve friends and family – try tennis, soccer in the park, rollerblading or volleyball. Basically, anything that you’ll enjoy and will keep you motivated while also helping your overall fitness.
Many people find running a real chore and therefore might choose to avoid it. To combat this, it’s important to keep your running sessions exciting and interesting. Make sure you run in an area you like; for example, use the beach path and parks. Incorporate circuits (squats, lunges, dips, push-ups and step-ups) in between bouts of running, and use ramps, hills and stairs to vary it and get your heart rate up higher. Take a different route each session and mix it up as much as possible, and you will find it easier to achieve your fitness goals.
Personal trainer, Tavia Ambler
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