Raise your hand if you want to get the most out of your workouts. We surely do! That’s why you’re always looking for ways to keep your workouts interesting. Because let’s face it, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. Doing the same exercises and routines over and over again. But if you want to see real results, and you want to keep things interesting, you need to level up your workout routine. It’s that simple.
Not only will switching things up, keep your workouts fun and interesting, but it will also help you see progress and achieve your fitness goals faster. And that is of course what you want. So, whether you’re looking to build muscle, improve your endurance, or just feel better in your own skin, levelling up your workout routine is essential.
Of course, you don’t have to do figure out how to do this by yourself. We’ve got you! That’s why, in this blog, we’re sharing 8 tips to level up your workouts and take your fitness journey to the next level. You ready?
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Working with heart rate zones is a great way to up-level your workout routine. By tracking your heart rate, you can ensure that you are pushing yourself to the right level of intensity and getting the most out of your workouts.
By targeting different heart rate zones during your workouts, you can challenge your body in new ways and see better results. Plus, tracking your heart rate can be a fun way to stay motivated and see your progress over time. So next time you hit the gym, strap on a heart rate monitor and see how working with heart rate zones can level up your workout routine.
If you’ve been doing the same weight and number of reps for a while, it’s time to step up your game. Try increasing the weight you lift, but do fewer reps. This will challenge your muscles and help you build strength more quickly. Don’t be afraid to push yourself out of your comfort zone – you might be surprised at what you’re capable of!
Changing your workout intensity is another great way to level up. It’s not about making your workout harder or easier, but about how much weight you’re lifting compared to your reps. If you’re finding your workouts are feeling a little too easy, try moving faster, adding some vertical challenges, or doing interval training.
Remember to always push yourself outside your comfort zone, but be careful not to overdo it! Recovery is just as important as working out, so make sure you’re taking the time to rest and recover properly.
Having a specific goal is a great way to level up your workout routine. Whether it’s being able to do a certain number of push-ups or mastering a new yoga pose, having a goal to work towards can provide motivation and structure to your workouts.
One example of a goal that can spice up your workout routine is learning how to do a handstand. This is a great goal to work on at the gym as well! While it may seem intimidating at first, practising handstands can be a fun and challenging way to work on your strength and balance. Not only will you be training in a new and exciting way, but you’ll also be pushing yourself outside your comfort zone and trying something new. Oh, and did we already mention that handstand make you strong and are a fully body workout? Wanna bet you’ll get head turned at the gym when you’re walking on your hands!
Also, a great way to up level your workouts, is by switching up the length of your workouts from time to time. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to how long you should work out, so experiment with different lengths and pay attention to how your body responds. Maybe do a 2-hour cardio-based workout once in a while. Or do a 30-minut strength workout based on much heavier weights than you’re used to. Wanna bet that this will keep things feeling fresh?
If you’re serious about taking your fitness to the next level, working with a personal trainer can be a game-changer. Not only can they help you create a kick-ass workout plan, but they’ll also push you to your limits, help you with your form, and give you nutrition and recovery tips. Plus, they’ll make sure you don’t get bored doing the same old exercises.
And here’s the thing – at Trainmore, we’re all about making fitness fun and accessible to everyone. So, when you join our gym, you get a free intake session with one of our amazing trainers. They’ll talk with you about your fitness goals and preferences, and work with you to create a workout plan that fits your lifestyle. But if you’re really serious about getting shredded, we’ve got personal training memberships that are perfect for those who want one-on-one coaching and accountability. Our trainers are some of the best in the biz and will help you become the best version of yourself. So, what are you waiting for? Come join us and let’s make some gains, baby!
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a great way to challenge yourself and see results quickly. You can easily do this yourself at the gym. So, start adding some HIIT workouts to your routine to help you burn fat and build muscle.
Next to increasing your weights, another way to level up your workout is by increasing your reps, but with less heavy (or the same) weight. Especially, if you want to work on endurance and definition, try doing more reps with less heavy weights or with the same weight. This will help you tone your muscles and improve your overall fitness. It’s also a great way to switch things up and keep your workouts interesting.
With these tips in mind, you’re ready to level up your workout routine and take your fitness to the next level. Remember to listen to your body and take breaks when you need them, and most importantly, have fun!
How are you going to uplevel your workouts?