When it comes to physical fitness, I've always opted for the tried, true and traditional. I'm perfectly happy with my light weight-training and a good jog in the park. But apparently I've been missing out on a whole new wave of inventive, fun and sometimes hilarious workout routines -- from "aerial yoga" to "booty ballet!"
Being a bit uncertain or fearful about stepping into a gym is not something that is specific to age. But it certainly doesn't help to be surrounded by younger, fitter and more experienced individuals lifting three times their weight and letting out guttural grunts while doing it. Here are 5 tips to help you get over your fear of gyms.
The women were randomly divided into three groups with about 80 participants in each group. The physical exercise group completed three 90-minute sessions per week. They were compared to a cognitive exercise group who received classroom training in the use of computers. The third group went about their usual everyday routines which did not include either type of specific activity.