Although super convenient, sometimes training at home can be a little challenging because there are so many distractions and it can be easy to want to give up early or quit. Alternatively if it is too cold outside, or you don’t own a gym membership - training at home can be a great way to get your workout in, without leaving the comfort of your own home!
Here are my top tips for training at home:
Remove The Distractions
Working out at home is the biggest culprit of one thing - distractions! Whether it be family members, your pets, phone or TV there are a lot of things that can throw you off track and take you away from your workout. If you get a message or a phone call halfway through your workout and you stop to answer, that is a part of your workout you may be sabotaging. The best thing you can do is remove ALL distractions before you start - so you aren’t even tempted!
Create Your Own “Workout Space”
I think this tip is really helpful, especially for those of you who struggle to find the motivation to exercise. Having your own workout space will make it seem more ‘official’ and help you to stick to a good exercise routine. This can be something as simple as laying out a yoga mat near your music speakers, and having all your weights and equipment nearby.
Make a Plan
It can be so easy to dawdle and waste time when you are working out at home, no one is waiting to use the machines after you and you don’t have a time limit on anything. This is where time can slip away from us and all of a sudden we have to be somewhere - and there goes the workout. My biggest tip for any workout (at home or the gym) is to create a plan. Know what exercises you are doing, lay out your equipment and have your clothes ready to go. This will make it so much easier to get into a routine.
Remember girls, it’s all about planning and preparation - if you are organised and ready you can do anything you put your mind to!
Love, Kayla xx