HOW TO OVERCOME GYM INTIMIDATION
Perhaps the greatest roadblock on the path the fitness is intimidation. Namely, the intimidation of going to the gym. It’s easy to feel inferior or even stupid when you’re surrounded by people who are already in great shape. “Am I using this machine correctly?” “Am I lifting less weight than everyone else?” “I’ll never look like that” These are just a couple of thoughts that plague those who are trying to get started on their fitness journey.
Below is a wonderful graphic from Aaptiv which is an audio fitness app. Having a personal trainer in your ear while you work out could be a great way to stay motivated for sure! If you’re not ready for that however just check out some of the information below. It’s amazing that 80% of adult Americans are not exercising enough!
The graphic answers some great questions that everyone deals with. That might actually be the key. Understand that you’re not alone. A lot of people go through the same internal struggles. Give the graphic a read, I’m sure it will address the challenges you’re facing and hopefully motivate you to get fit!
WORDS: Nicole Kennedy, Aaptiv