Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Stay Mentally Focused When Training


When you decide to exercise, try to really stick to your training routine and don't get sidetracked by too much socializing. When you socialize with friends, your mind usually starts to wander off and you really start to lose focus on your main objective, which is to train hard and get out of there. You can always meet up with your friends after your workout and catch up on old times.

A great way to focus and keep your training session upbeat and exciting, is to invest in a mp3 player and load your favorite music on it. Jam out with some cool upbeat techno, hip-hop or some hard rock to get your energy levels up and get you excited during your workout. You will also notice when having your headphones on, you will limit the amount of people who tend to come up and want to chat. If you see friends in the gym, say a quick hello and get to work.

If you notice your friends nagging on you every couple of minutes during your workout, just simply tell them you need to finish your workout and ask them if you can meet up after training for a post workout meal at your favorite local restaurant. You will feel so much better knowing you focused 100% of your energy into your training. You will be energized and ready to recuperate from a great training session.

Kris Bierek is a fitness specialist for the health and fitness site http://www.ShapeFit.com where you can find FREE fitness tools like fitness newsletters, dieting tips, weight loss help, exercise questions and a free fitness analysis to help you get into the best shape of your life!


MORE RESOURCES:

Exercise and Fertility: Are You Too Fit to Get Pregnant?
Daily Beast
So Toledo, chief executive officer at Reproductive Biology Associates, gave her the speech he'd given to the growing number of female athletes he'd seen over the years: β€œIf you really want to get pregnant, you've got to cut back on exercise. You can't ...

and more »


Fox News

Exercise can change how you see the world, study says
Fox News
Exercise may leave people feeling less anxious because they perceive their environments as less threatening, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers asked students to watch an animation of a figure that could be perceived as moving toward or ...

and more »


READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?
Hartford Courant
Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the ...



New York Times

For Those Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to Exercise
New York Times
PHILADELPHIA β€” Dana Donofree had half an hour to wait for her flight to Atlanta and decided to use the time by working out β€” in a terminal at Philadelphia International Airport. Sitting on an exercise bike in Terminal D on a recent morning, Ms ...
For Passengers Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to ExerciseNDTV

all 2 news articles »


New York Times (blog)

Ask Well: Exercise and Weight Loss
New York Times (blog)
Minute for minute, you will expend more energy and therefore burn more calories if you exercise intensely rather than moderately. In other words, running for 30 minutes uses more calories than walking for that same half hour. I suspect, though, that ...



ABC News

Why 6 Seconds of Exercise Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 Minutes
ABC News
It's possible these results might translate to younger folks, said Michele Olson, an exercise science professor and researcher at Auburn University in Alabama. β€œEven a little activity can increase the efficiency of your heart and lead to more energy ...
Exercise: Why 6 Seconds Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 MinutesKMBZ

all 5 news articles »


VICE News

The World's Largest Naval Exercise, RIMPAC 2014: On the Ground
VICE News
A few days ago, VICE News posted photos from the world's largest maritime exercise, RIMPAC 14. RIMPAC β€” the Rim of the Pacific Exercise β€” has involved military representatives and units from 23 nations who have come together over the last month for a ...
RIMPAC: The world's largest naval exerciseCNN
US Navy Chief Seeks to Ease Tensions With China Via Joint ExercisesWall Street Journal
PHOTOS: 38 ships, 4 subs from 15 nations sail together during Navy's RIMPAC ...wtkr.com
Press TV -Economic Times -CRIENGLISH.com
all 74 news articles »


The Real Danger of 'Too Much Exercise'
Huffington Post
The idea that extreme endurance exercise (e.g., exercising over an hour a day, racing multiple marathons in a lifetime, participating in Ironman distance triathlons) might be harmful for long-term heart health has gained traction in recent years. While ...

and more »


Free Taekwondo classes during National Exercise With Your Child Week
Buffalo Grove Countryside
August 3-9 is National Exercise With Your Child Week and the White Tiger Martial Arts Center (WTMAC) in Wheeling is joining this worthwhile movement by issuing a challenge to encourage area parents to, literally, jump in and get involved with their ...



Exercise Your Way To Better Sex
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) β€” There's a new way of exercising that is backed by Harvard doctors to improve your sex life. It's called Thrust and it was created here in South Florida. It's a new exercise regime that is created to not just get you in better shape ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.