Are you spending hours in the gym and still not seeing results? It might be time to take a step back and reassess what you’re doing (or not doing). Doing the same thing over and over expecting different results is just not going to cut it. The right intensity, mindset and approach can make all the difference.
3 simple tips to get better results from your workouts
It can be frustrating to feel like you are logging hours in the gym without seeing the efforts manifest on your body. What gives? You may be doing it wrong, says fitness trainer and healthy chef Katy Clark, a former contestant on Food Network Star. She shared with us her top tips for ramping up your workouts to see results; check out her advice below.
- Reassess your workout: It’s time to ask yourself — are you really working out to make a change? A good workout will leave you feeling one of three ways, Katy says. “You need to be sweating, you need to be breathing heavy, or you need to be sore the next day,” she advises. “If you didn’t hit any of those three, it wasn’t a good workout.”
- Be consistent: Find something you like so you’ll stick with it, Katy says. “Anything you do consistently is going to bring about change,” she says. “Challenge yourself, grab a friend, but nonetheless, just get out there.” If you think you’re too busy to fit in a workout, Katy says to think of it this way: “One hour of your day is just four percent of your day. Everyone’s got four percent of their day to get a workout in.”
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