How I Started Working Out Regularly Using These Three Brilliant Methods

Let me start by pointing out that I am the unhealthiest person you’ll ever come across. I’m not kidding, I had a cupcake for breakfast today; they were Minion themed and I made sure to take the grumpy Minion so it could judge me while I ate it.

However, when i’m not eating cupcakes or swerving into a McDonalds drive-thru I manage to occasionally get myself to a studio for a workout session.

My point is, if I can stick to a consistent workout routine for over a year, anyone can.

Here are a few tips on how to find and stick to a workout regimen from a person who has mostly avoided working out for 28 years of their life:

1. Do it for the right reasons. For years I’ve struggled with weight loss and that was always my motivation to go work out. I wanted to lose weight and fast, which was why I never really stuck anything out. Around my 28th birthday I began to worry about things like heart attacks, diabetes and knee and back problems which was when I decided to commit seriously to getting into shape in order to avoid all of those things. It was only when I started about thinking about my health as a long term goal that I committed to workouts and began to accept that they were more of a way of life than a get-thin-fast plan. Consider the consequences of not taking care of your body and find the right reasons to get in shape.

3. Experiment, experiment, experiment. The first thing I decided to do was experiment with as many different types of workouts as possible. I did EMS (that shit will tickle you to death, but it has great results) and I tried Zumba (I can’t stand loud music and excited people).  Continue reading “How I Started Working Out Regularly Using These Three Brilliant Methods”