One of the greatest pitfalls of joining a new gym is walking in and feeling insecure. When you look around and everyone seems to know what they’re doing, it can make you feel unsure and nervous but within no time you can start feeling more confident at the gym.
We’re here to let you in on a little pro tip: no one really knows what they’re doing. For real! Fitness is a work in progress. Even some regular members tend to forget the correct form, or they get in a rut and forget to focus on other muscle groups.
That’s why there are coaches and trainers to assist and motivate you.
That’s why, at Team Afterburn, we create a personal fitness and nutrition plan so you have a plan of action when you walk into our gym.
But most importantly, that’s why we promote a positive, community environment, so you feel comfortable and confident asking questions and giving it your all.
Before you sign up for an incredible fitness journey at Team Afterburn, check out these tips for feeling more confident at the gym.
1. Follow a Personal Fitness Plan
When you have a plan, you know exactly what is needed to get to where you want to go. A personal fitness plan is a great way to take control of your workouts and feel more confident when you’re at the gym.
2. Wear Clothes That are Comfortable
It may seem silly, but we believe what you wear to the gym has a lot to do with your confidence. Unless you don’t have anything that fits, you don’t need to go out and buy a new workout outfit. In fact, we suggest wearing something that’s familiar. As long as you feel comfortable, your confidence level will benefit.
3. Get to Know Your Coach
When taking a group fitness class or meeting with a personal trainer, get to know who will be guiding your workouts. Put yourself out there. Keep the mood light with casual conversations. Trust us, you’ll feel more confident and the time will fly by when you’re more engaged.
4. Ask Questions
One thing about working out at a community-driven gym is that you can ask almost anyone for help. People working out love to help other people working out. If you’re not sure about form, ask someone!
5. Don’t Slack on Nutrition
If you work out hard at the gym and then go home and binge on processed food, you’ll likely feel less confident at your next workout. Take your nutrition consultation seriously and stick with your plan even when you’re at home.
6. Start Seeing Results Fast
“When you focus on the positive, the positive gets better.”
Have you ever heard someone say that? There’s nothing like seeing visible results to help you feel a lot more confident at the gym! At Team Afterburn, when you work hard and dedicate yourself to a plan, you can start seeing results in weeks!
7. Choose a Gym That Values You
Far too many gyms foster a negative environment that makes it hard to be confident at the gym. Find a gym that promotes positivity, community, and hard work. Team Afterburn is more than a gym, it’s a second family. We want to see you succeed and have fun along the way.
Feel More Confident at Team Afterburn!
When you walk into Team Afterburn, you don’t become just another member, you become part of our family. We personally sit down with you before you begin your fitness journey to create a personal fitness plan, and we regularly check in with you to assess your progress.
The workouts at Team Afterburn are designed to help you shred fat and build lean muscle tissue. The HIIT methodology, resistance training, anaerobic training, heart rate training, and custom nutrition gets you into shape in a healthy way. Because of this unique combination, you’ll see 3x the results in 1/3 the time!
If you’re looking for a community-driven workout environment, try us out for an entire 6 weeks for only $75! Check out our workout schedule to see what fits best in your schedule. You can also follow us on Facebook for more helpful tips. Or sign up for a workout online for free!