As we creep further into the year, we reflect on the impulse decision to invest in a gym membership. As the weeks go by, we slowly regret the commitment as its hard to admit, but it can be hard to find time to enjoy and go to the gym.
In this day and age, there are so many alternatives than going to the gym whether it be a change in lifestyle and diet, or at home alternatives.
We are here to offer 6 Gym Alternatives to Keep You Fit in 2020.
Finding the gym thats right for you
The biggest step in going to the gym is overcoming the pressure of everyone else and mastering the unknown of the equipment. With the right gym, this can be squashed and you can feel at ease. With flexible membership options and most gyms offering an induction session, you can tailor your plan to suit you, your confidence and your needs. There is no point in going to the gym if you do not feel confident or comfortable using the equipment, and also if you are not knowledgable on how they work.
Find a gym that will help you settle in, book a session with a trainer and let them guide you around the room explaining each piece and how it works. This will allow you to understand how and what you wish to use which means you can turn up to the gym with a plan.
Get your climb on
If you’re not keen on going to the gym and pumping iron, find your nearest climbing wall and book yourself an induction. Not only are there enormous health benefits, many find full-body workouts mentally and physically stimulating. Mental agility and stress control makes a trip to the climbing wall a stress release, and a work out that benefits the body and the mind.
Find your inner Yogi
Hush the stigma that surrounds yoga and find your peace within in. If you haven’t already, it’s time to seriously commit to yoga. Pursued by the likes of David Beckham, yoga is perfect for mental and physical stimulation. Whether it be hot yoga, power yoga, hip-hop yoga.. or naked yoga, there is something for everyone and the perfect stress-relief alternative to the gym.
Work from home
If it’s the thought of others that worries you, simply follow a routine from home. With the help of countless apps and devices, you can structure and tailor a routine suited just for you in the comfort of your own home. With the apps, you can follow existing routines and track and map your progress into their system. As if you have your own personal trainer in your living room.