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How To Structure Your Workout Schedule...And Still Have A Life!

By Jeff Anderson Contributor
Updated: June 12, 2008
Every summer, you take your puny body to the beach, get sand kicked in your face by a house on legs, and vow to get in shape.

No, wait, not just in shape; you vow to get ripped and shredded!

OK, so the house on legs guy didn't actually kick sand at you; in fact, he didn't even look your way...but neither did the bikini-clad prospects!

Didn't have the "time" to devote to claiming the beach as your own?

Let's see how you can find huge chunks of opportunity for your new bodybuilding schedule.

Build a Wise Bodybuilding Schedule, So You Don't Quit Before You Start

If you want to get huge, bring your pillow to the gym, because your bodybuilding schedule is going to leave you without a life, right?

"Maybe I can plan a decent bodybuilding schedule if I give up my girlfriend, my dog, and my job," you think.
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OK, "Mr. All-or-Nothing", how long do you think you'll stick to your bodybuilding program if it means you can't go home again?

Only until your favorite TV show returns in the fall; then you'll resume your couch-potato-ness.

Which brings us to...

Trade Your TV Schedule in for a Bodybuilding Schedule

Fitting your bodybuilding schedule into an already packed calendar takes planning.

What can you eliminate?

What are your time wasters?

"Down time" is important, but wasted time is just a waste. Plan ahead and you can always get to your top priorities.

Spend some time evaluating your priorities, and build your schedule around your highest ones first.
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