Regular routines can be a good thing. There’s the get-up-and-out-the-door rush to work on time, and, hopefully, your pre-sleep routine to get maximum shuteye. But sometimes a routine can backfire on you, and that’s true when it comes to your workout.
“Doing the same moves at the same time and looking at the same walls at the gym can have a negative effect on your fitness goals,” says Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City. If any of these 10 situations sound familiar, it’s time to shake up your gym sessions.