Get over your fear of trying out new exercises

Hate exercise? Do you find your anxiety levels peaking when thinking of trying to work out? Exercise is one of the most potent stress-reducers on the planet and is vital for a healthy body and mind. Below are a few handy tips to help you get over your fear of trying new exercises.

Study after study has shown that not only does it help with reducing the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity but exercise also enhances physical and mental functioning.

You can get a great workout indoors if you can’t stand being in the outdoors and getting attacked by bugs. Gym facilities offer a new approach to fitness coaching. Work on being the best you with a gym facility such as the BUC Fitness Club at The Point Mall. This unique gym offers state-of-the-art equipment as well as a range of other wellness services all under one roof. You can find all your health, fitness and beauty requirements at BUC, whilst working out in a space that has some of the most breathtaking views in Cape Town.

There are many reasons people hate to exercise, such as the fear of intimidation. You may feel embarrassed that you’re not sure how to use the gym equipment. Fear not, at BUC Fitness Club you have access to a wide range of experts such as Biokineticists, Personal Trainers, Physiotherapists, Sports Scientists to help you own and master any exercise regime. You’re in the best hands! Write down your goals and review them, discuss them with your trainer on how to best achieve them. Create specific, measurable, action-orientated goals and a realistic time-frame for accomplishing them.

Many people have a negative image of exercise, for some people that’s their only idea of exercise. Start by finding activities that make you feel alive and makes you feel enjoyment. Think about how you want your body to feel when you’re exercising and what your end goal is. Get involved in the activity mentally and physically by connecting your mind and body. At the BUC Fitness Club, facilities such as the luxury change rooms and steam rooms allow you to change, relax and revive the senses, body and mind after an intense work-out.

If you’re looking for a less intense work-out, then try the B Balanced Pilates Studio, which is equipped with the latest balanced body equipment. If you’re keen on trying a new, less stringent exercise regime, the Concept Studio at The Point Mall focuses on altitude cycling and Yoga classes. These unique exercising methods have transformed the active lives of men and women all over the world. There are also a variety of classes focusing on the body’s core muscles to give you that summer six-pack look all year round. Once you’ve finished, recharge your batteries and stop by the Juice Bar – there you will find everything from protein shakes to juices and delicious meals.

At the end of the day, to maintain exercise on a regular basis, you need to enjoy the movement and the good effects it has on your body. Your motivation is key to adopting and maintaining a regular fitness routine and changing it up as your body changes. Tracking your progress is a great motivator and encourages you to change up the routine, in so doing, tackling the fear of trying new exercises.

Get into the best shape of your life! The Point Mall offers a huge range health and wellness attractions.

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