Creating exercise challenges for yourself may help you to burn more calories.

If you are beginning to feel bored with following the same old exercise routine over and over again, consider jumping out of your comfort zone. Creating exercise challenges for yourself can help spike your interest and motivation levels. You may find that your weight-loss targets are closer than you every thought they would be!

There are various ways in which you could challenge yourself when it comes to exercise. For example, you could increase your workout duration or aim to achieve certain exercise goals within a shorter period of time. You could even increase the intensity of your workout.

You could also have loved ones involved and challenge one another. Short races are just one of the ways in which you can do this.

Experiencing discomfort?

Always stop if you experience any discomfort or pain. Remember that the more fit you are, the more comfortable you will feel when exercising.

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Consult your doctor

Always remember to consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise regime or making intense changes to your current one. This is essential, especially if you suffer from any medical conditions and for some reason are required not to place your body or yourself under any form of stress or strain.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.