It’s a story that repeats itself. You start a new workout plan with the best of intentions. You adhere to it very strictly for a week. And then you ‘kind of’ do it for another week. And then you stop altogether.
I’ve seen and worked with so many trainees facing this struggle to make fitness a part of their lives. And the struggle here is totally real.
If you aren’t part of the group that enjoys working out, getting sweaty and breathless, while pushing your physical limits, it is hard to be diligent about an exercise program. And even if you do enjoy working out, that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to work out consistently.
7 p.m. : You’ve put in a long day at office and are wrapping up work to head home. Your back and neck are achy from sitting so much, your eyes are strained from looking at a screen the whole day, your pants are strained from the (second) samosa you ate mid-meeting. Now what do you see as you drive home?
For as long as I can remember I was the weak, skinny kid. I could run fast and lift a decent amount of weight, but I was also the kid on my sprint team who was always getting injured and falling sick. I’ve had more muscle pulls than I can count and was on first name basis with every physiotherapist at our training centre.