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Put Your ‘Gym Fear’ To Bed: Exercise While Feeling Great!

If you’ve not worked out in a while or are trying a new activity, it can leave you feeling a little self-conscious. Many people speak about ‘gym fear’ or ‘gym anxiety, ’ and it’s no wonder really. Going into an unfamiliar place where everyone looks great, who make working out appear effortless and know exactly what they’re doing can leave you feeling a little insecure. But don’t fret, pushing out of your comfort zone and taking these steps shows you’re trying. And who knows, in a few months you could be one of those making it look easy! If you need a bit of motivation or help with your confidence when it comes to working out, here are a few things to try.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

You Don’t Have to Go to the Gym to Stay Healthy

If the gym just isn’t for you, it doesn’t mean staying fit and healthy isn’t for you. Just because you aren’t able to stay motivated in the gym; it doesn’t mean you can’t find that motivation in other places. If you don’t like going to the gym, then don’t force yourself to go; you should however not let it stop you from being the best physical specimen that you can possibly be. Here are some ways you don’t have to go to the gym to stay healthy.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Fitness Errors Which Can Have A Damaging Effect On Your Health

We all try and exercise in the hope of leading a healthy lifestyle. After all, it’s one of the most important things you can do to maintain a healthy weight. But for some people, they can make silly mistakes when trying to get fit. In fact, here are some fitness errors you need to avoid which can have a damaging effect on your health.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Guest Post: How to Stay Motivated and Get Results in the Gym

Alright, so you’ve just signed up for a gym membership, you’re feeling pumped and have finally decided to commit to a big change in your life; and build up a killer body, increase your strength and endurance and improve your overall health. This initial enthusiasm is great when you’re just starting off, but you’ll find that it often wanes in time, and at one point it disappears completely. Let’s face it, going to the gym can be rather boring at times and we’re often not in the mood to do it, but if you want to achieve great results you simply have to stay consistent with your workouts.

Realistically, it’s all about the right approach and putting yourself in the correct mindset; and this is something you need to do before you start your workout regime. There are a few points that I’d like to touch on this, so without further ado, here’s how to stay motivated and get results in the gym.

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Adam loves everything related to technology since he was five years old and it was that love that brought him into web development. Soon after he graduated from college, he got a job in Dallas working as a web developer and not long after that, he was recognized for his qualities as a writer. Presently, he’s a freelance writer for wefollowtech.com and is very happy because of it. In his free time, when he’s got any, he enjoys playing basketball and hiking.

Guest Post: How to Properly Track Your Gym Progress

One of the most tedious parts of having a consistent exercise routine is documenting relevant information about your workouts, such as your total calories burned, sets, reps, and so on. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most important parts and integral for any long-term progress. Many people like to approach their workouts in a very casual fashion, wandering around the gym relatively aimlessly and just using whatever machines look fun to use at that particular moment. Which is why I thought I’d share with you how to properly track your gym progress.

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Adam loves everything related to technology since he was five years old and it was that love that brought him into web development. Soon after he graduated from college, he got a job in Dallas working as a web developer and not long after that, he was recognized for his qualities as a writer. Presently, he’s a freelance writer for wefollowtech.com and is very happy because of it. In his free time, when he’s got any, he enjoys playing basketball and hiking.

3 Effective Methods To Keep Fit Indoors This Winter

As it gets colder and darker outside, it becomes less appealing to strap on your running shoes and go for a jog. You could put on some warm clothes for working out outdoors. But once you get home from work to your lovely warm house, you’ll probably lack the motivation to go back outside!

But that doesn’t mean you can’t stay fit. With the Holiday season approaching, you’ll want a way to burn off all those extra calories. Instead of trying to motivate yourself to train in the cold, why not exercise indoors? It’s convenient as well as practical. Here are some ways to keep fit indoors this winter.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Where People Go Wrong With Exercising That Leads To Injuries

It’s always a great step when you decide you want to exercise more in your life. After all, exercise is one of the best ways to keep our body at a healthy weight. It’s recommended that we do at least 20-30 minutes of exercise a day to stay healthy. However, before you rush off and do exercise, you need to ensure you stay safe while exercising. After all, it’s so easy for injuries to occur when you are working out. And if severe, they could affect the rest of your life. Here is where people go wrong with exercising that often leads to injuries.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Putting Together The Perfect Home Gym

Exercise can be a great stress-buster, but if your gym is busy and crowded it might be a source of stress within itself. If you’re sick of trudging to the sweaty gym and having to wait your turn to even use the equipment that you want, you might be better off creating one at home. If you have a room that’s not being used, it’s the perfect place to create your little exercising sanctuary. And while it might cost money up front, it will pay for itself in a short space of time as you’re not having to keep spending money on expensive gym memberships. It cuts out the travel time to and from the gym, and you have the freedom to do whatever you want. Here are a few things to consider when creating the perfect home gym.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Apartment Workouts: What To Do If You’re Lacking Space

Can I make a confession? I’m fed up of hearing about how great a home gym can be. It’s not because I don’t believe it, but I simply don’t have enough room to incorporate one. Loads of us live in tiny apartments that simply don’t have the space requirements. It’s disappointing, and we often settle for paying extortionate gym memberships instead. That’s no good!

But, if you delve a bit deeper, you can find ways to carry out fitness regimes in your apartment. These are the best solutions to apartment workouts I’ve found so far. Have you found any others? Let me know in the comments below!

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

Three Keys Of Staying Fit Even When You Can’t Hit The Gym

Exercise is more important than gym going. Regardless of what size or shape you are, we should all be trying to introduce a bit more fitness into our lives. Not for any body-shaming related reasons but for the simple fact that it’s a vital part of staying healthy. This doesn’t change if you don’t have the money or the time to hit the gym. Or if the gym simply isn’t a convenient place for you. You need to find the ways that you can introduce more fitness to your life. We’ll take a look at you what you need to stay fit even when you can’t hit the gym.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a Sports Management minor.

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