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Why Did Your Exercise Plan Fail? We Bet These Are The Reasons

If you are worried about the state of your health, you might decide to get fit fast. Perhaps you have recently completed the string test. The string test is a simple way of finding out whether you are overweight. You can find out more about this on BergenwomensHealthCare.com.

All you need to do is get a piece of string and measure from your toe to the top of your head. Next, fold that piece of string in half and see if you can put it around your waist, meeting the two ends. If you can’t, apparently, you’re overweight. It’s at this horrific realization that you’ll decide to get serious about exercise. Unfortunately, most exercise plans fail rather quickly. So, what causes you to end up back on the sofa. Let’s look at a few of the possibilities.

Why Did Your Exercise Plan Fail? We Bet These Are The Reasons

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Darnit A Blister, Can’t Run Today

Yep, it’s possible that something as small as a blister could throw you out of your exercise routine. More likely, you’ve also cut up the back of your foot and hurt the soles of your feet. If that’s the case, you can convince yourself that you need to wait for your feet to heel. To be honest, you probably do. Running with feet in this condition can be incredibly painful, and every step may start to feel like agony. So, how do you fix this issue? Well, we suggest that you never let your feet get in this state. Usually, it’s because you haven’t worn the right socks. If you visit SockwellSocks.com or a similar site, you will be able to find the right socks to wear for working out but don’t stop there. Once you find the right socks, you need to get some comfortable trainers too.

If you find running or jogging is killing your feet, it might be worth looking into buying trainers with some added comfort for the soles of your feet. You can purchase trainers with what is essentially memory foam to keep your feet completely comfortable.

Oh Dear, I Think My Arms Are About To Fall Off

People are so infatuated with the concept of no pain and no gain that they often work out until they can barely stand. They are then surprised when they wake the next morning and find they can’t lift a pencil let alone a weight bar. Working out too hard is a smart way to strain a ligament or tear muscle tissue. It can mean that you are unable to exercise for a month and with that type of break it’s very difficult to get back into the swing of things.

As such, you should make sure that you are being realistic about how hard you are pushing yourself. In other words, don’t let your husband try and lift like he’s Dwayne Johnson on his first try.

Alone Again, So Unnaturally

Finally, don’t try and complete an exercise plan alone. Instead, get your partner or even the whole family involved. You’ll find it a lot easier if there’s always someone pushing for a trip to the gym. In fact, you’ll easily be able to make sure that you keep up with your exercise plan if you make it a team or family activity.

Why Did Your Exercise Plan Fail? We Bet These Are The Reasons

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