The start of 2019 brings many resolutions for health and happiness. This year, we’ll not only show you how to save money at the gym but we’ll even teach you how to exercise more consistently. Ready to do a few reps? Continue reading to learn more.
Save money on gym memberships
No one likes overpaying to workout at the gym. In fact, feeling good about your membership will help you exercise more consistently. So, let’s start off by listing ways to save on gym costs. Suggestions include:
– Don’t be afraid to ask for discounts.
– Go with friends to gain group rates.
– Take advantage of trial memberships.
– Search Groupon or discount sites.
Check out this article from NBC News for full details about saving money at the gym.
Tips to exercise more consistently
There are several ways to exercise more consistently. It takes roughly 21 days to start a habit. Using these tips to increase fitness along the way will keep you on track to a new healthier lifestyle.
1. Join a class that interests you
Doing something within your interests will help you exercise more consistently. Many gyms host a wide variety of activities such as Zumba, hot yoga, or even Tae Bo. Furthermore, participating in different classes will keep your workouts from going stale.
2. Have an accountability partner
Ideally, sharing your fitness goals with a friend can help you to stay the course. Partner with someone that has a similar New Year’s resolution for increasing their fitness. Together you both can check in with each other and ensure progress is made.
3. Don’t forget to eat right
Adding fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet will give you the fuel you need to exercise more consistently. Thus, as you go to the gym more often, don’t forget to eat right. Click here for more information about eating organic on the cheap.
4. Set weekly goals
Nothing feels better than knowing you’ve reached your weekly fitness goals. Every Sunday, set a new achievement to unlock. This will keep you motivated to accomplish bigger and better things as time passes. Before you know it, you’ll be a total fitness guru.
5. Participate in local events
Achieva Credit Union is proud to host our Achieva Run for GOOD 5k event on January 26th, 2019. This festive event not only supports local schools, but it also supplements your goal to exercise more consistently. Register and learn more here.