Regardless of your fitness goals, it can be difficult to stick to a solid workout routine. As time goes on, you might find some workouts a bit repetitive, which makes it all-too easy to lose steam. In other words: You may find yourself in an exercise rut.
How do you get excited about moving again? We thought there was no one better to ask than Samia Akbar, global marketing manager at New Balance and the fastest-known American-born Black female marathoner. “Running is all about consistency. It's a repetitive exercise,” she says on this episode of the mindbodygreen podcast, so it’s crucial to find ways to generate fresh energy. Below, Akbar shares her tips to fall in love (again) with your workout routine.