Recovery is the most underrated part of training.
Working out like a trainer is a great way to get the physique, conditioning and healthy state everybody wants. Think about it: trainers get paid to stay in great shape. So what are their secrets?
We have a sedentary problem. Ninety percent of Americans work at desks. Which means they sit for most of the day.
If you ask us, running is boring and just too damn hard. Plus, talk with any runner for five minutes and for sure you’ll hear about her injuries. It’s just part of the running life. That’s why we vastly prefer cycling, and why we built the Myx program around a bike, not a treadmill. Riding is fun, most people can do it longer than they can run and thus burn more calories, and it’s much easier on your body. Take it outside and you’re seeing the world and getting around in a way that’s good for both you and the environment.
It’s going to happen sooner or later. You start a new workout routine, and it seems like every day you see some sort of improvement. And then, after a couple of months, bang: you hit a plateau. Not much noticeable improvement to speak of. And…could it be? Maybe what was once the most exciting part of your day feels a little bit…boring? We’ve all been there. That’s why we’re able to offer you these 10 ways to keep your workout interesting and encourage you to use them as a check list.
If you’ve noticed or not, this thing called water is pretty important. As in mandatory. As in mission-critical. As in you die if you don’t have any for a few days. And we’re not just talking about when you exercise. We mean in order to live. Period.