Monthly Archive: December 2015

How to Avoid Boredom on Treadmill 0

How to Avoid Boredom on Treadmill

How to Avoid Boredom on Treadmill Running for many people is an activity they associate with fresh air, nature and changeable background. Running outdoors has many benefits. It benefits our body, physical condition, and our mental health. However, many of us cannot run during winter because of its cold temperature and brisk air. We have only one option – treadmill. A treadmill is a good substitute for outdoor running, but a lot of people report shortages when doing cardio in the indoor environment. The main problem that bothers runners, no matter whether they are professional or recreational, is boredom. Even though boredom can prevent some people to exercise, it is not a good idea to stop running in the winter months. To begin again in the spring, we would need much more time and effort to turn back our good condition. For that reason, experts suggest regular exercising even in winter. To get an idea how to avoid boredom on the treadmill, the article “4 Ways to Beat Treadmill Boredom” gives us interesting ideas. How to Avoid Boredom on Treadmill 1 Keep A Pleasant Environment Where you exercise can have a huge influence on how long you work out, the...

How to Increase Workout Motivation 0

How to Increase Workout Motivation

How to Increase Workout Motivation Motivation is the main factor in regular exercising. Every novice struggles with motivation, whether a greater or a lesser extent. Before we make exercising a habit, we will face many ups and downs, and that is completely normal. Each good habit needs time, consistency, compassion, and repetition. If we constantly blame ourselves for skipping training, we will stay forever in our down phase and not build exercising a new habit. To make exercising routine, we need to be more compassionate toward ourselves. We need to learn not to stick with down phase, but stand up and start again. Starting over and over again is the key factor in establishing exercising our everyday routine. A good idea can be a simple walk, for those who are not impressed with the sterile environment of the gym. According to scientists, brisk walk shows even better outcomes on our heart health than running. But, before we begin to practice brisk walk, casual walk of 30 minutes a day will be optimal. The important thing is to stay persistent with it until it becomes our new habit. We need compassion because we have to remind ourselves that we are at...


How to Choose the Right Sports Shoes

How to Choose the Right Sports Shoes According to experts, the most important part of sports equipment that can prevent our body from injuries and accidents are training shoes. However, many of us do not pay much attention to shape, material, and purpose of sports shoes. We simply reach out to our last favorite shoes without even considering whether they are the right choice for our specific training type. Sports experts explain that each specific training requires a distinct pair of shoes. Therefore, we cannot wear running shoes and play basketball, or wear tennis shoes for hiking. In fact, we can, but it will increase the risk of injuries. Each type of shoes is designed considering particular demands that certain sports put on our feet. For example, running shoes are specifically designed for running. They have a firm heel and a good support that makes the landing of our feet as safe as possible. However, they are not lateral strengthened, because we do not need lateral support while running. But, if we want to play tennis or basketball, we need proper sports shoes with good lateral support. To understand how to choose the right sports shoes, the article “10 Tips...