ONE OF THE few positives of lockdown has been that many of us were able to slow down our schedules enough to commit to a regular exercise routine. It became an opportunity to take on a daily HIIT class, run at lunchtime, or simply start the day with a gentle online yoga class. As the pressures of normal life start to return though, it can be all too easy to fall back into old patterns and let good new habits slip. Here are some top tips for staying motivated…
- Set yourself a challenge
Fitness challenges are a great way to stay accountable and keep working towards a goal. Although the future of physical marathons and other fitness events is still up in the air, there are plenty of digital challenges you can attempt instead.
It could be as simple as seeing how long you can hold a plank each day or signing up to a meatier virtual race – like Run Through’s virtual 5K, 10K and marathons.