A male athlete does pullup on a bar with chalk on his handsWhen you commit to staying active for the long haul, you might also begin to wonder, “How do I continue seeing results?”

Great question! And here are a few suggestions on how to keep improving at the gym:

1. Keep track of your workouts.

One way to keep showing progress is to keep track of your workouts. Keeping a workout log gives you a tangible record of your workout history. You can look back on what you’ve done as well as see how far you’ve come. And on a day you question if you’ve gotten any closer to your goals, your workout log will be all the proof you need.

2. Always practice good technique.

Another way to keep improving at the gym is to always practice good technique. Poor technique can lead to injury. And if you’re injured, you might not be able to train at the level you’ve reached in your fitness journey. By consistently using good technique, you’ll continue to improve your skills in the gym while moving safely and effectively.

3. Consider your lifestyle habits.

Your lifestyle habits outside the gym affect your improvement at the gym. Make sure that you’re enabling future progress by eating healthy foods, getting plenty of sleep, staying hydrated, and finding ways to manage your stress levels.

4. Recover and take rest days.

It might seem counterintuitive, but your body needs rest and recovery to make progress. As much as you want to constantly push your workout intensity, you also need to be mindful of what your body needs to sustain hard work and effort. And that includes recovery!

5. Create a consistent routine.

Consistency is another great way to see improvement in the gym. It’s hard to see progress when you show up and train every day for a week but then take the rest of the month off. Instead, aim for a consistent routine that you can maintain for several weeks, months, and even years.

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