Top 10 Personal Training Tips
1. Don't just train hard, train
Start with a workout keyed to a specific sport
or fitness goal. Then visualize yourself achieving this endeavor.
2. Stay relaxed
Maintaining a relaxed attitude allows your body to perform at its
3. Train in the morning
Working out in the morning will help
because you are at your freshest. It also leaves you feeling energized
and ready to tackle the day.
4. Schedule exercise time in advance
Block out time on your calendar for workouts, just like you would
any other appointment. This will discourage you from skipping exercise
5. Train with a friend
When you work out with someone you end up motivating each other. If
someone is encouraging you, you're more likely to do that last chin-up.
6. And even better
with a personal trainer is ideal
A personal trainer can be an important investment in your health,
especially if you are over 40. If it is in your budget, having a professional
work with you can make all the difference in an exercise regimen.
7. Ease into your workout
Even the greatest athlete in the world would throw in the towel if
they overdo it the first day. Don't run a 10K on your first workout.
Starting with realistic goals and then building up gradually will
help ensure that you keep at it.
8. Keep yourself motivated
Being realistic about your goals will keep you grounded when evaluating
progress. Noticing these realistic results will then keep you motivated
to continue in your exercise routine.
9. Supplementation can be a positive
part of any workout or health regimen
Consult with your doctor, nutritionist or dietitian to find out what
will work best for your particular situation. CordyMax® Cs-4 is
an example of a supplement that can help promote healthy lung function
and increase stamina which can positively impact sports performance.
10. Do it for you
Make the workout routine personal time to concentrate
on you. Also, model yourself after yourself. Keep a picture of yourself
on the fridge -- one that reflected a time when you felt at your best,
that makes you feel good, not a photo of your favorite supermodel