Do you find it difficult to get your butt to the gym? Everyone gets workout burnout—particularly if you do the same type of exercise at the same intensity month after month.
If you’ve hit the proverbial workout wall, so much so that you just aren’t motivated by your same old yoga class or weight lifting routine, try mixing things up with these eight tips for overcoming workout burnout…
1. Don’t Punish Yourself
Everyone needs a break, and if you’re the type of person who feels like taking a week off is a form of failure then you’re being too hard on yourself. Taking a break when you’re burnt out of exercising doesn’t mean you’ll be a bona fide couch potato for the rest of your days. If you’re feeling burnt out, sometimes the best thing you can do is permit yourself time to rest and reevaluate your goals. Believe me, you’ll likely start back up with a re-discovered sense of purpose and workout inspiration.