You have finally hit the gym and want to make the best of your time spent there? You would definitely love to see results and at the same time not get injured and hurt in any way, which will take you away from your goals. Beginners tend to get a bit excited or over enthusiastic as they hit the gym and end up making several mistakes. If you have just started off, check out the following mistakes which you need to avoid when hitting the gym.
Are You Making These Gym Mistakes
More Of Socializing And Less Of Exercising
You are not going to the gym to make friends, discuss business or your family matters. Keep your conversations short and move ahead with your training. Focus on your workout or training instead of trying to find out what others are talking. Do not indulge in chit chats even if it is related to your training. If you socialize more, you will not be able to concentrate on your workouts and will slowly shift away from your goals.
Working Out On Empty Stomach
Never try to work out without eating anything. You will never be able to optimize your performance if you have not eaten anything. You need to have a healthy balanced diet which will optimize your workout sessions, energize you to carry out longer and keep you balanced. If you just have water and start your sessions, you will tend to feel exhausted and tired too early. You will not be able to complete your sessions as expected.
No Intensity At All
Is your gym hour, the time to read your favorite book? Do you just go through the counts and motions as you have to? Working out without pushing yourself to the limit is actually of no use. You need to keep changing the intensity levels, increase the weights, increase distance and increase time. This will give results or else you are just wasting your time.
Rushing With Workouts
It’s really very tempting to rush with weights and even workouts but remember this will cause muscle fatigue and burning sensation. Never try to do too much too soon, as this will not work in the long run and you will hurt yourself.So get started and remember not to commit to the above mistakes!