It’s a new year, which means many of you are probably setting new fitness goals.
For a lot of guys, their goal is pretty vague – “get in shape” or “start running” or “get stronger” – and they’re not entirely sure how they’re going to get there beyond joining a gym.
This is a mistake.
Without a concrete plan, you just end up in the gym randomly stopping at machines to do a few reps before heading to the sauna.
Any exercise is better than no exercise, but it’s even better to work out in a way that gives you real results. When you observe that you’re getting bigger/faster/stronger, it feels dang good and serves as prime motivation to keep at it.
Deciding on which fitness program to follow comes with its own issues though. There are a lot of options out there, and they seem to increase at an exponential rate. Choosing one can be a confusing and overwhelming endeavor. Read more…