Creating the perfect training schedule is not difficult so long as you’re prepared to put a little bit of time and effort into its construction. When doing this, remember that the training schedule is for you, not anyone else, so it must suit you, your needs and your lifestyle.
Before embarking on any training schedule, you need to assess your current state of health. That doesn’t just mean those obvious things you can see in the mirror and touch with your hands, but all the bits inside that you can’t. So, before you do anything else, see a doctor and have a thorough medical. While you may think you are in perfect condition, medical tests may show up little problems that need to be eradicated first, or that may impact on the type of training you can do.
No training schedule is complete without thinking about your diet, as the two go hand in hand for a healthy body. Again, your doctor is a good person to consult, but for a more detailed input, see a qualified nutritionist. While you may have a good overall idea about what is good or bad for you, a professional in the field can point out all sorts of optimum-nutrition foods that you may not be aware of, and help you to plan a balanced meal schedule.
A further consideration is time. Successful training takes a considerable amount of time, so you need to examine your daily schedule to decide how you are going to fit it in. Perhaps you only have weekends free, or maybe you can fit in a couple of hours before you start work, if you get up earlier. Only you can decide, as everyone is different, but be sure that whatever timetable you do come up with, it can be done and won’t have you skipping sessions.
Once you’ve finished planning, it’s a good idea to write everything down. It’s probably best to type it up on your computer and print off your schedule so that you have a copy to refer to. That is particularly important while you are becoming familiar with your new diet options.
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