If your gym is like most, it’s zoned. Cardio here, weight training there – never the twain shall meet. The ubiquitous ‘No Weights In Cardio Area’ signage – they’re so adamant maybe you might even be asked to leave for almost any perceivable transgression. Ask me how I know. So picky – you’d think it had been a Johnny Knoxville stunt I did.
The efforts of young, super-fit Olympians for example Mo Farah and Jess Ennis are truly inspiring, nevertheless for us middle-aged women, struggling to balance the strain of family, work, and maybe aging parents, they could seem as through they’re from another planet. Not for people the iron thighs of an Sarah Storey, or perhaps the toned arms of people rowers. If you have been inspired through the summer of sport, but believe that our life is enough of an struggle as things are, how could you harness some of that passion but adapt it for your daily life?
Even if you are working out only six days weekly, you should consider adding at a later date roughly of active rest. Active rest is the place you work out for any moderate time frame (say 40 to 50 minutes) and exercise with a very light level, keeping your heartbeat at about 130bpm. This means that you’re causing your blood circulation, that you might be stretching out muscle tissue, if you are taking time to drink a recovery drink while doing this you’ll be able to help deliver key nutrients to your body.
At this point somebody inevitably points out that a number of elite athletes train six days weekly, knowning that clearly that is the formula for achievement. If Lance Armstrong cycles six days weekly, or Arnold lifted weights for similar timeframe, then clearly you need to too. Nonsense. Those are genetic freaks without day jobs that are often taking steroids and dedicating themselves fulltime on the maximization of these abilities. Often, even these elite athletes are over trained. So think about. Are you the top athlete? If not, then don’t try to train like one.
In addition to the efficiency of your total body workout gym, think about the amount of money you’ll save money on a yearly basis I probably went consistently for four months. After that, it was on again, off again. Do you know what are the best benefit was? Once my membership was over, I got NOTHING in turnLF