The good news: you're getting stronger and faster with each workout. The bad news: you're not seeing the results you're used to. Is your workout getting stale? If you're fearing that you've hit that dreaded workout plateau, read on for five ways to make your workout even more effective.
- Your Intervals: You've memorized your treadmill workout, and those minutes spent sprinting are not as exhausting as usual. If you're not challenging your body during those high-intensity spurts, you may not see as much change in your body as you're used to. Try elongating intense intervals, increasing your speed, or cutting your recovery period to challenge your body and shock it back into getting results. Shake up your routine with one of these high-intensity interval training workouts.
- Your Weights: Similar to your cardio workout, if you're not challenging your muscles when it comes to the amount of weight you're lifting, you may be wasting