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Tips For Being More Productive And Efficient At The Gym Part 1

November 20, 2015

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The modern way of living can get pretty hectic – you’re supposed to balance work, a social life, family life, doing chores, and personal time which should include exercise of any form.

If you’re a gym enthusiast, you realize that the time you saved up for working out is precious. Therefore, while you’re there, you might as well make the most of it.

As usual, we’ve got some great tips for you, and this time they’re all about making you more efficient and productive at the gym.

Scout And Scope The Gym

This doesn’t only include doing your research and finding the right gym for you. When you choose the right establishment for you, make sure to spend a bit more time there during your first visit to scope the scene. Figure out and remember where all the equipment is, so you don’t lose precious time looking for something you need.

Avoid Distractions

While at the gym, either leave your phone in a locker or put it on silent, or better yet, airplane mode. It’s easy to get distracted if your phone is constantly buzzing and dinging, so make sure you won’t spend important workout time by checking your social media accounts.

Turn It Up

It has been proven by various studies that listening to music while working out help you work out harder, better, stronger, and faster. Make a playlist out of really upbeat, motivating songs to fully maximize your workout.

Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!

We don’t need to tell you what water means to the human body when it comes to hydration, but you probably didn’t know that water also helps fight fatigue. Make sure to drink 17-20 ounces of water prior to your workout, and 7-10 ounces during your workout every 20 minutes.

Set A Goal

Don’t arrive at the gym without a clue on what you’re going to do. Lingering around, searching for a piece of equipment that can be used is a waste of time – plan your gym goals before arriving. This way you’ll avoid “cutting corners” and wasting precious workout time on being clueless.

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