Why It is Important to Track/Log Your Workouts
If you ever see me at the gym, you’ll catch me with my gym bag, my AMPD BCAA’s, and my workout journal. These 3 things are super important to me in order to get the most out of my workout.
It’s funny because I rarely see anyone else at the gym with a journal so either they have the memory of an elephant or they don’t care for their progress. Ok, that is a bit harsh but what I mean is that having a workout journal allows you to keep track of your progress. I still have workout journals from years ago and I like to look back and see how far along I’ve come or maybe I realize that I need to push myself harder. Either way, it's a great way to keep track of your progress. You can easily see if you’ve hit a personal record in any of your lifts or maybe you feel lost at the gym one day (it happens) and you look back and do a workout from a couple of weeks, months or years ago.
I’m old school and prefer a pen and paper to keep track of my workouts but writing it on your phone works just as well. The point is to just keep track. Think of it as your very own workout diary. No one has to see it if you don’t want them to or you can share it with the world. It’s up to you.
I’m curious to know, are you more old school like me or tech savy when it comes to keeping track of your workouts?