New Year, new me is undoubtedly everyone’s New Year resolution. People make goals of achieving fit, smart and toned bodies and hence hit the gym to achieve them. But, in reality, your gym, its environment, members working out there in full zeal and gusto can make you feel uncomfortable and a little bit intimidating. The real reward lies pushing through all these obstacles and initial trepidations and thus acquiring the body of your dreams.
As they say, success lays out of your comfort zone. In order to get you to kick ass ready for the gym, feel more familiar with the surroundings we have compiled some powerful tips. By following them, you can not only carve your own spot, overcome systemic barriers but also get the ultimate feeling that you belong in that environment.
Here are some of the tips that you can follow to become a gym pro:-
Tip#1: Become Friends with Front Desk Staff
Greet the front desk staff with a warm welcoming smile and try to befriend them. By becoming their friends you will not only feel at home when they greet you with cordiality whenever you step into the gym but also you can complain to them easily about any gym equipment if it’s broken or need replacement.
Tip#2: Wear Your Favorite Gym Attire
Undoubtedly feeling confident, happy and comfortable gym clothes can fill you with new, invigorating optimistic energy and fuel your efforts in achieving your set goals. It is highly suggested to wear vibrant, bright and lively colors to boost up your energy and morale.
Tip#3: Focus On Exercises You Love
Another tip to become familiar with your gym surrounding is to pick up your favorite exercise and master it. You will not only get a confidence boost, self-assurance but will get a thing to bolster and even help out your fellow gym members. Moreover, when you enjoy what you are doing, then it not only becomes easy to show up at the gym on time, but you also feel more confident.
Tip#4: Have a Plan
You can easily streamline your gym time by walking in with your work out plan. This way, you will not only feel more motivated but will also know the exercise in a precise order so that you can execute them perfectly.
Tip#5: High Traffic Times
Know well in advance of the high traffic time of your gym so that you’re not in for a surprise. Usually, before 10 am and after 5 pm tend to be the peak gym hours. If you feel anxious working out amidst so many people then call your gym and ask them about their off-peak hours. In this way, you can work out in the gym when it’s less crowded and use the equipment without waiting for it to get free.
Tip#6: Start And End Time Of Your Session
To remain focus and tune in to your workout without wasting time aimlessly doing the elliptical and watching others doing their game, it is suggested that you set a start and end time of your workout session. These set boundaries will motivate, encourage & prompt you to go in the first place with the comforting knowledge that you will be back to your personal heaven soon.
Tip#7: Make A Gym Buddy
Try to join the gym with your partner or make a new gym buddy so that working out becomes fun. Also, try out some group classes offered by the gym and make new friends over there. This will help you break down the discomfort, distress, and uneasiness that you feel every time you enter a room full of strangers.
By following these easy tips you will become comfortable with your gym environment in no time and thus become gym regular.