Preparing Yourself For A New Fitness Challenge

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Are you ready to undertake a new fitness challenge? Maybe not yet, but you will be! Whether you’re training for a marathon or you’re going on an epic hike, there’s a lot of preparation involved to get you at the right fitness level.

Want some help getting you started? Here are some of the ways you can prepare yourself for a new fitness challenge.

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Put a training plan in place

Training for a physical challenge is no easy feat. For starters, you’re going to need to ensure you know exactly what’s involved so that you can plan accordingly. Writing a training plan will be the easiest way to help you build up the required strength and fitness and make sure you succeed. 

It can help you to work backward from the date of the event. Take a look at an example marathon training plan to give you some idea of what you’ll need to work towards each week.

Kit yourself out

To help you stand the best chance of success, you’re going to need to make sure you have the right equipment and clothing. The right shoes and clothing can make a big difference to your performance. Click here to browse a great selection of activewear that will help you on your way. When it comes to your footwear, make sure you get measured properly by a specialist footwear store, this will make sure that your choice of shoes doesn’t impact on your performance or cause discomfort.

Document your progress

Sticking to a fitness challenge isn’t always easy. There are times that you’ll find tough, and that’s when you’ll need your motivation the most. Documenting your progress can be a good way to help you stick to it, as well as provide you with a lasting reminder of what you’ve achieved. Starting a blog or a new Instagram account could be a great way for you to stick to your challenge, and even keep it up for the long haul.

Get a friend involved

It can be much easier to stick to something when there’s more than one of you taking part. Enlisting a buddy to take the challenge can be a fantastic way to get a friend into fitness, and a fun way for the two of you to spend time together. The two of you can be each other’s motivation, and you’ll be glad to have them by your side when the going gets tough.

Preparing for a new fitness challenge takes both mental and physical training. While you might be faced with tough times, it’s important to keep your eyes on the prize to help you make it to the end. Completing a fitness challenge is a huge achievement and a true test of your resolve and determination. Your preparations will be key to your success, so get your plan in place to help you prepare for the challenge ahead of you.

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