6 Steps to Start a New Workout Routine

Beginner's Guide to Working Out - Part 2

Start a Workout Fire

I used to be a gym rat. I went 5-6 days a week religiously. I went to a dumpy little cave of a gym that I grew up going to. Its where my parents went from the time I was little. I knew every machine, every dumbbell, and the routines of most of the other regulars. It was my territory – I felt like I owned the place. Then one day my gym shut down and I had to find a new one. Great, I thought, I’ll pick up right where I left off. Wrong. Going to a new gym felt like starting from scratch. Sure, I knew how to exercise but being in a new place was uncomfortable. It had different equipment, a different layout, a different mentality, and I didn’t like it…at first.

After a few months, though, it became MY gym.

Why?

Because I went outside my comfort zone, tried new things, stuck with it, and made it my gym.

Likewise, you need to make it YOUR gym. Here’s how…