Hello again and Happy New Year to all. Today we are talking about fitness routines especially the ones that likely just started. As everyone kicks in with their fitness related resolutions, there’s one thing I just want to make everyone aware of, at least those that are just starting out or getting back to it for the first time in a long time, I want folks to acknowledge this one thing. You are not going to have it all figured out right off the bat, even after a month, or two. It’s OK that you don’t have it all figured out, seriously even professionals don’t have it all figured out, despite what you may see.
When you get into any sort of fitness routine, THE number one thing for everyone to remember, as I'm sure many have heard before too, will be is consistency. Doing even the most basic things like go for a 20-minute walk will do wonders for you if you just stay consistent. Once you get that down, the rest can start to shape up. Of course, there will be many questions on what to do from X point, which is why having a coach in your back pocket to ask questions and get some guidance from is helpful (hi that’s me).
So, if you’re just starting out or just starting back, unless you have gone out and hired a coach (way to go!) then you will likely be slowly piecing things together and that is OK. It’s likely you won’t have an amazing warmup routine, a good training program or anything of the sorts. Just keep trying, keep showing up, ask questions of someone you trust or ask someone for someone they trust and learn as you go.
That's all for today, short, sweet and hopefully informative. Hope everyone has themselves a heck of a 2023 and thanks for hanging here with me & reading.
Jarrod Dyke, CSCS