How Tech can aid your fitness workout

September 16, 2015 9:57 pm

Making the decision to start a fitness regime is not easy. People who have busy schedules are hesitant to sign up for a routine fearing they will not have enough time to dedicate to it.
The right motivational tools can help even the laziest person get on the path towards becoming a more physically fit individual through proper diet and exercise.
There are plenty of FREE downloadable apps designed to be incorporated into workout regimes. For the tech-savvy, health buff wannabes out there, here are our top tech tips to help you maximise your workouts and keep you motivated for more.

  1. Watch video tutorials

Now, you don’t have to leave your home to get a full workout. You can use your tablet, laptop, or PC to watch free workout trial sessions, video tutorials, and even dance crazes on YouTube. There are plenty of fitness gurus to be discovered on the web to inspire you to get up and get moving.       

  1. Track your progress

There are lots of free apps to help track your progress depending on the activity you are engaged in. Step trackers are some of the most common, with others like exercise and calorie intake trackers also gaining in popularity. These apps will help you stay on course and guide you to make better-informed decisions based on your personal health data. 

  1. Hire a tech-savvy personal trainer

For individuals who need personal trainers to keep on track, we advise finding a PT who would not only be accepting of, but could actually bring technology into the regime. That way, in case you miss a session or two, the personal trainer will still be able to use tech to design sessions you can complete at home, at work, and even during vacations.            

  1. Invest in mobile technology

Motivation slips more often than it strikes. Therefore, it is important to be able to do your workout whenever, wherever. Portable technology plays a vital role in making this a reality. With portable devices, you will run out of excuses to skip your workouts. 

  1. Create a work playlist

Music can give workouts a great boost. It can pump you up when you’re feeling less energised than normal and give you that extra push you need to get through that final set of repetitions your personal trainer instructed you to do. Plan a workout playlist before your next session either by saving your tunes on your player, or by subscribing to music streaming apps like Spotify. Easy breezy!
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