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5 Ways To Be More Effective at the Gym

5 Ways To Be More Effective at the Gym

So, it’s January. A time where everyone dusts off their gym membership card. I have mixed feelings about the annual influx of January gym-ers. I’m happy that they are back and trying to get healthy. I’m a little annoyed they sometimes don’t know proper etiquette. But mostly I’m terrified that they are going to tear off a limb lifting weights or mangle an ankle on a cardio machine. 

So many people hit the gym with the best intentions, but soon end up back on the sideline, either injured or discouraged. Getting started is the first step, the biggest step maybe, but getting started correctly will make the chances of developing fitness as a habit and seeing real, tangible results much, much higher.

As I’ve hit my forties and found my time to workout more limited, these are the five things I’ve found most helpful in making sure the time that I do workout is healthy, effective and safe. Continue Reading