Know Your Body: This tip may sound a little funny but it’s super important. Get used to your body and try to understand what makes your body feel good, what makes it feel bad, and how your body responds to certain workouts. Try some different things and you will see how your body responds. Understanding your body will help you get to goals faster. Whatever works for you, then you will want to stick to it.
Do What You Like: Help yourself out. If you struggle through a boxing class or something like that, then don’t go to boxing. Do what you really like. If you really like doing yoga, do that. If you don’t enjoy yoga, stay away from it. Don’t force yourself to do it. Do what you enjoy doing and that will make the process a little bit easier.
Try New Things: As part of getting used to your body, pay attention to how these new things make you feel and how they make you look. So, if you want to feel better, try something new and see how it makes you feel. If your goal is to change the way you look, try something out and see how it makes you look. Getting to know your body, seeing what works for you, and then trying new things will help you achieve your goals.
Amanda LaPointe is an Exercise Physiologist at Ferraro Spine & Rehabilitation and the Director of Health and Wellness at Ferraro Functional Fitness, a state-of-the-art-facility in Saddle Brook, NJ. Amanda holds a masters degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. If you are interested in speaking with Amanda LaPointe, you can call (973) 478-2212 to schedule an appointment or you can go to www.ferrarospine.com.