Why Most Fitness Programs Fail
7 common mistakes when beginning a
year millions of people make a decision to improve their health and
fitness and begin an exercise program. Yet after investing time,
energy and money in health club memberships, new treadmills, or the
latest exercise “gizmo”, most fail to achieve significant
of common mistakes can prevent wasted time, energy, and money.
Listed below are the seven most common mistakes that lead to fitness
be successful, a program must be complete. A complete program
includes a attention to nutrition, supplementation, resistance
training, and cardiovascular exercise– all leading to a
“synergy” effect for maximum results.
Failure to Address Nutrition First
often make the mistake of joining a gym before they’ve cleaned up
their diet. By starting with a nutrition plan to eat healthier,
energy will naturally increase. This
prepares the body for more intense exercise.
nutrition plan is essential to success and achieving fitness
results. Eating “healthy” is not enough. Complete nutrition goes
beyond cutting out junk food. Meals must be balanced with healthy
carbohydrates, proteins, and essential fats. Vitamin and mineral
supplementation is also essential to ensure required amounts of
essential micronutrients and anti-oxidants.
Crazy on Cardio
is good but it should be complemented by a moderate resistance
training program designed for your unique metabolism, body type and
personal goals. Adding
this element to your program is a great way to boost your
metabolism, burn unwanted fat and reshape the contours of your
physique to give you the desired results.
Pushing Too Hard, Too Soon
body must be given time to respond to a new exercise program. A
gradual build up in intensity and duration of exercise is essential
to avoid unnecessary soreness, injury, and discomfort. Slowly
progressing into a program will not only protect the body, but will
make the process much more enjoyable.
No Post-Workout Nutrition
begin a weight training program full of enthusiasm...until they wake
up and can’t move for 3 days. Post-workout nutrition is essential
to accelerate the recovery process. Consuming a post workout
shake transfers the body to a recovery and anabolic “muscle
re-building” state immediately following exercise.
No professional guidance
begin a fitness program without defined goals or a plan to achieve
them. To achieve significant, long term results, the guidance of an
expert puts one on the right track. Often well meaning friends or
neighbors share incomplete knowledge that leads many in a negative
direction – causing further frustration, little or no progress,
and even injury.
common mistakes and pitfalls beforehand can prevent frustration,
injury, and loss of motivation. Taking steps to prevent them from
occurring will guarantee a happier and more successful fitness
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