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Best times to hit the gym and avoid the crowds

When we start gyming it can be daunting, seeing the crowds ahead of us when you just want your own space. We go to the gym to work on ourselves, and sometimes we want to forget everyone around us. Sometimes, we’re self-conscious too, and it’s not always ideal having people around for that.

So the question is, how do we avoid this predicament? Well, one way is to avoid the gym rush hour, where we won’t be disturbed or distracted.

Apart from our personal reasons there are other various benefits to gyming in a quiet environment. The first benefit is that there is more space and the machines are not as busy. The second reason is that there will be a better ratio of fitness instructors to gymers allowing an easier access to their expertise. Gyming when it is quiet allows for less distractions to drag your attention away from the exercises themselves and allows more focus to be placed on your form. When there are others around one tends to try and go as hard as possible which is a motivator but it can sometimes have a negative effect on the form and lead to injuries. It also causes less of a rush which allows for the full routine to be completed.

Early morning can be a great time to work up a sweat in silence. It will prepare you for the day ahead, prevent you from making excuses not to go to the gym and it helps to kickstart your healthy lifestyle the right way making you more committed to it.

The best time to hit the gym when it is quiet, would be during lunch time, when most are still stuck in the office. It will give you a nice respite from the monotony of your work and change your view while getting your blood flowing and your limbs moving. When you get back to the office  you will feel revitalized and ready to take on the day.

If you are a flexi-time worker and have the ability to hit the gym at 4pm you will be in a blissful state as this is just the right time before the post-work gym rush and you will still be able to get home and enjoy a relaxing evening afterwards.

Now you can safely go and gym without the hustle and bustle of the crowds breathing down your neck and putting that extra pressure on you.

author: Zone Fitness