Side Effects of Gym
Everyone should go to a gym regularly if he or she wants to see some changes in their physique, but many of the people just can’t be able to stick to a plan or can’t afford it for a longer duration.
So, if anyone is doing a gym for a number of months & then if he or she suddenly left it for any reason, then these side effects are commonly seen by that person.
The most common side effects of leaving a gym are as follows : –
1 ) Increase in Weight
Doing gym regularly will definitely burn your calories, but the moment you stop doing any activity, then you start gaining fat, which will increase your weight.
2 ) Joint pain is developed
Your joints start to feel pain when you stop doing gym, it is the most commonly seen in many people of all ages.
3 ) Strength is Lost
You will lose your core strength if you will stop working out because you forgot to deal with the pain & your body will adapt to it.
4 ) Muscle Pain is Caused
Due to lack of activity of the muscles, it starts feeling pain.
5) Decrease in Cardiovascular health
Heart fitness declines when you stop working out because you are not involving yourself in aerobic exercises which is very important nowadays for each & every individual to maintain the healthy heart.
6 ) Body becomes Lethargic
You will become lazy, if you will stop working out, the mind develops a pattern of not going to the gym & then its very hard to get back to the same pattern.
7 ) Mind becomes Less Focussed
Working out increases the focus on the person, but when you stop doing the workout the mind loses its power of focus a little bit because of less pressure on CNS ( Central Nervous System ).
8 ) Less Pressure on Central Nervous System
The Central nervous system becomes less active when you stop doing gym, the moment you lift heavy weights, the nervous also starts to respond.
9 ) Feeling depressed & Negative Thoughts
Working out increases the feeling of positivity & happiness, but when a person stops working out, then the mind is distracted by other non-sense emotions & there is not any a reason for a mind to be proud of himself.
10) No Self Satisfaction in Life
If you will stop working out then slowly & slowly the enthusiasm or sense of satisfaction in life will be over.
The fact is when anyone workout then he/she continuously search for improvement which makes them alive but after stopping the gym that sense of improvement become lost i.e lack of purpose.
How to overcome the Side Effects of Working Out?
The permanent solution to this problem is this when a person can’t be able to go to the gym, then he should always do stretching exercises at home & also some bodyweight exercises like,
1 ) Push-ups
2 ) Jumping Jacks
3 ) Mountain climbers
4 ) Abs Exercises
5 ) Squats
6 ) Lunges
Remember: Body weight exercises are the best way to increase the core strength & the foundation of your body, before going for any external resistance everyone should master their own body weight first.
It will take around 15 to 25 min max, depending on the number of sets & repetitions, you are going for, beginners should at least go for 3 circuits or rounds, with 10 repetitions each for every exercise.
Say no to Excuses & Start doing a workout at home, if you don’t get Time or any other physical or financial reason.
These small exercises will develop a pattern and the body will stop responding to the side effects, as compared to doing nothing.
That’s why there is an old saying “ Something is Better than Nothing “.
Teach your sub-conscious mind to at least go to gym 3 times a week or else do bodyweight exercises at home.
Whatever our mind teaches our body to do, it will adapt to that situation.
So teach it good & right things, so that your life say thank you to yourself after 5 years for your present decision.
Always remember, it’s never too late to start again.
Never wait for the right moment, in fact, make every moment right.