7 Ways to maximize your workout
Exercise isn’t an exact science—think different strokes for different folks. But one fact rings true: Something is better than nothing. A healthy exercise habit should blend fun and fitness, effort with results. . Instead of dreading the gym, learn to streamline the process using these healthy exercise habits to get more out a workout than ever before.
That’s where these 7 tips come in.
1. Create a game plan
“Most people who go to the gym flounder around, thinking about what to do next,” says Brad Schoenfeld, author of 28 Day Body Shapeover. “This is inefficient and reduces the quality of a workout.” He suggests writing down your exercises and times before going to the gym (and taking your schedule with you!). This will eliminate decision-making at the gym and streamline your workout.