We all dream of being the owner of an envious body much like our favourite celebrities but we often seem to lack motivation to get started. We often feel lazy and make excuses to procrastinate embarking on the fitness journey. Hitting a gym everyday tops the mind for most people who wish to get fit and some gym essentials can totally boost your morale for taking that first step towards it. So, if you are one of those people who need some extra kick to go the gym, here is a list to help.
1) Invest in comfortable yet chic workout clothes
Dressing up is fun and we all wait for special days to wear our favourite outfits or latest buys. We naturally feel more confident while stepping out looking our very best. To bring in the same motivation and excitement to your gym everyday, invest in workout outfits which make you feel good and look good. Comfort is important for working out but so is the mental game of feeling good inside. If clothes can provide that extra push, totally indulge in them. There are plenty of options to choose from, thanks to the growing athleisure and workout wear market. A sports bra with adequate support, breathable t-shirt, headband, good pair of shoes- all add to a knockout gym look. You might end up messing by sweating it all by the time the workout ends, but it will be completely worth it.
2) Buy a cool Fitness Tracker
A good fitness tracker can help you identify periods of laziness and limited movements. At the same time it helps you track your progress in the gym which can boost your confidence. A fitness tracker helps you compete with yourself by setting goals and achieving them. Tracking your physical activity like number of steps, calories burnt and sleeping patterns to help you realise if you are drifting towards an unhealthy lifestyle and surprise you to take action. Just a little kick to start hitting the gym everyday. The fact that they look cool and act like an accessory to a workout outfit adds to the joy of owning a fitness tracker.
3) Music on the go
We all have a deep relationship with music and the same can help you bond with your gym. A good playlist with songs that have good beats, right mood, lyrics and feel can help us enjoy a workout to another level. If you start working out with certain songs and beats, they will motivate you to move everywhere and bring a surge of energy into your body. Music can also kill boredom in longer cardio workouts as you can always add new music and strategically place high beat songs in your playlist to give an extra boost of mental energy.
These simple essentials are easy to implement et can prove to be highly advantageous. They can nudge to push yourself out of your bed and easily add to the pleasure of working out at a gym. While you prepare yourself for that gym workout either by buying clothes or making a playlist, you are already thinking in that direction and that’s almost your first step towards fitness.