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Fight workout boredom by changing up routine

Are you becoming bored with your exercise routine, maybe even noticing that your body doesn’t seem to be making any progress?

Boredom can wreak havoc with exercise-commitment vows, and it’s easy to become bored when you fall into an exercise rut. When this happens, your body begins to get used to the exercise, and within six to eight weeks, muscular adaptation takes place.

To stimulate progress and maximize your workout both physically and mentally, you need to spice up your workout routine by changing it up.

Variations

Changing sequence: Mixing up the order of the exercises every several weeks.

Vary intensity: Introduce interval workouts.

Compound exercises: Compound exercises engage multimuscle groups, such as a squat, which targets many muscles in the lower body and core.

Cross-training: Performing different activities will provide new challenges.

Change equipment: Introduce stability balls, medicine balls, jump ropes, resistance bands, body cords, body bars and balance boards.

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