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Tuesday
Jul312018

10 Ways to Bust out of a Rut

 

Here’s the thing.  The fitness journey can feel monotonous.  And generally speaking – it really is because you continuously are sending your body the same signals (eating healthy, working out, sleeping, etc) over and over.  As fitness pros – we feel you.  Eventually we can tire of the same exercise circuit or meal lineup.  But, simple tweaks in our weekly routines can have the power to stir up new enthusiasm and even push us to the next level in terms of physical change, metabolic function and mental game. At the end of the day, we want you to avoid any inkling to throw in towel or fall off track.  So it’s important to have a list of go-tos in those instances you feel like you’re in a rut.

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Tuesday
Sep302014

8 Ways to Branch Out at the Gym 

Think for a minute about where you spend your gym time.

What areas, machines or rooms do you frequent? What tools do you use? How much of the overall facility do these encompass? Finally, how long have you been limiting yourself to this circuit? 

The fact is, Life Time members literally have hundreds, if not thousands, of different equipment pieces, classes and other offerings to choose from. The concept behind this variety, of course, is to ignite interest and maximize workout productivity.

The tough thing, however, is that we're creatures of habit. We find our groove in life and often get stuck there. The same applies at the gym. This pattern can lead to plateaus and frustration, but a few tweaks can change your outlook on your current regimen. Expanding your fitness horizons will inevitably boost your enthusiasm – and your workout productivity. Consider these several ways to branch out at the club today.

 

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Tuesday
Sep232014

Why Your Routine Isn’t Getting Results

When you get up the motivation to begin a health journey, you're ready for results.

In fact, you're likely tired of the way you've been living for a while - feeling out of shape, carrying extra pounds....

Unfortunately, our routines don't always meet with our immediate expectations. Maybe we even find ourselves sidetracked after enjoying some initial success. What gives?

While we should expect a certain ebb and flow in our progress, sometimes it becomes clear that we've stalled out along the way. Whether we're in a motivational rut or hit a physiological plateau, figuring out what's not working for us is the first step in rebooting our process. Read on to see which of these problems may be slowing or blocking your success. 

 

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