It happens to the best of us. Actually it happens to every single one of us. You just don’t feel like going for a walk or taking a spin class. When you start to lose your workout mojo, it can be helpful to take a look at what inspires you and how to generate motivation. First, notice if your routine has become stale.
With autumn officially here, it’s a good time to re-evaluate your routines. Is it time to make a change? While it may seem counter intuitive, this cooler season may be an opportunity to start swimming indoors. If you’ve never learned how to swim, it could be time to take a few lesions. Your local YMCA often has Red Cross certified instructors on hand.
Swimming has myriad benefits.
- It’s low impact, so it’s easy on your joints and suitable for those with arthritis.
- Boosts endurance, which you can notice after just a few weeks of swimming.
- Builds muscle mass, important for women in their 40s and older who tend to start losing muscle mass with age.
- Swimming can burn 500 or more calories per hour.
Rejuvenate your workout through swimming.
Come on in, the water’s fine!
– Kelley Colihan Robertson, E-RYT