Forget New Year's; Start a summer workout instead!
Updated: Apr 18
Don’t hide from Fitness this summer - it's literally the best time of year to conquer a new workout routine!
After all, summer days offer warmer weather, more daylight and a greater chance that you can book time with a workout buddy.
Seasonal effects are driven by outdoor activity. The weather is warmer and the days are longer, making activity outdoors more enjoyable and safer. Seeing others being active outside is also a motivator.
Outdoor activity leads to enhanced feelings of energy and diminished fatigue, anxiety, anger and sadness compared to similar activity conducted indoors.
Since there is more daylight in the summer, it might be easier to schedule time to exercise with a workout partner. Also, some people tend to have more flexible schedules in the summer months.
Numerous studies show that having the social support of a significant other or friend is associated with better maintaining a workout routine, exerting yourself more during the workout and feeling calmer.
Being physically active with friends and family is motivating and fun. Regular exercise that is enjoyable and built into your daily routine will have lasting power.
Interested in joining an online fitness group for the summer? Get support and coaching to work on your goals, while still being able to do the summer activities YOU like! Contact me and let's get started!
Interested in a fitness/wellness consultation or have some questions about nutrition and your current fitness program? Join any of my groups online (Facebook) and/or pick up my book, How to be Fit for Life - Eight Proven Steps to Reaching Your Fitness Goals, Getting Results, and Living the Fitness Life for more help with your fitness journey. And please feel free to contact me and I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have:).