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5 Benefits Bloggers Can Get From Participating In a Boot Camp

So you are a full time blogger and sitting for hours every day in front of your computer is making you lethargic and out of shape? Your back, neck, and shoulders have begun to ache, and in addition to the discomfort, it is affecting your productivity? If that’s the case, it’s time for you to think about your body, and regain your health and fitness through appropriate and regular exercise.

Going to the gym or some fitness centre on regular basis is something that requires optimum level of motivation and a lot of time. This is why it is better to get yourself on a slow but steady path towards fitness while working out at home and adopting a healthy lifestyle. However, it’s going to take quite some effort when you try to dump your bad habits like minimum physical activity, bad diet, long hours in front of your computer, and the likes. You will need to have some sort of a kick start to break the shackles and get on track.

An ideal beginning to embracing a healthier lifestyle is participating in one of those fitness boot camps. Fitness boot camps are physical activity programs encouraging people to get more active and health conscious in everything they do, from working to eating.

From dynamic stretching to interval training, weight lifting to jogging, suspension training to pull ups, all types of strength building and weight loss exercises are done in supervision of experienced trainers. You must have heard how exercise can help all and sundry, but have you ever heard how exercise can help you as a blogger? As blogging gets more and more stressful, it’s time for modern bloggers to realize the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Apart from the health related benefits, fitness boot camps (and the resulting lifestyle) can also help you become a better blogger, let’s see how.

Helps to Foster Creativity

It can be seriously challenging for bloggers to come up with unique ideas all the time when writing on the same subjects. Blogging requires engaging content and for that bloggers must hone their creativity from time to time. Our brains, just like any other part of the body, requires energy, in fact it consume around 20% of energy a human body needs. The better the blood flows and supplies oxygen to the brain, the healthier it gets, and the better it works. Learning to incorporate regular exercises in your daily routine will result in improved brain activity and it will help them in churning up unique, creative and compelling ideas.

Brings Body in Good Shape

The biggest drawback of blogging is that it requires extended hours in front of a computer. With all that sitting, your body can get seriously out of shape with dumpy belly, fatty thighs, and protruding back (I know some ladies must have shuddered at the thought).

The uneven torso not only destroys your personality but also makes you feel lethargic and fatigued. A couple of fitness boot camps on yearly basis might not be enough to keep you in shape, however, if you can maintain the lifestyle and act upon the advice of trainers, you will surely manage to maintain a tuned up body with blogging. Not only it will give the near-perfect shape to your body but it will also lead to strong, healthy and agile mind and body.

You Will Learn to Persist

A lot of bloggers fail in their blogging career merely because they fail to learn the art of persisting. Consistency is the key to success in blogging. Bloggers need to write and publish articles on regular basis right from the word go, even if there’s not a single visitor on your blog, you need to keep churning out informative posts to get in the good books of Google and to develop a community. All of this will require quite some patience and persistency in the start.

When bloggers join a fitness boot camp, they learn to nurture persistence in their personality, which will benefit them in their blogging as well. Consistency is the magic wand that is going to work for everybody in all endeavors, be it the weight loss or blogging.

Combats Writers’ Block

There comes a time when bloggers or writers lose their focus and clarity of thoughts. The block results in wasted hours in front of computer, when you are just staring blank at the screen.

If you are going through one such phase or just feeling the work related burnout, fitness boot camp can be an ideal remedy. When you join fitness boot camp, you will be doing several stress releasing exercises like Yoga and Aerobics which immediately combats the negativity, refreshes your mind, and help you to get back to your work with rejuvenated mind and body.

Promises Career Growth

The stress of blogging can results in sleepless nights due to workload or early disappointments. Taking part in a fitness boot camp will teach you to follow certain sleep patterns and adopt a more balanced approach. Embracing these healthy habits will release fluids that combat stress, promote feelings of well being and improve your productivity. Moreover, fitness boot camps will allow bloggers to socialize with people, and who knows, you might find a potential partner at one of these places.

{ 4 comments… add one }
  • Gouri

    October 3, 2012, 2:55 pm

    Oh initially I thought the article was about wordpress bootcamp. Yes, being fit and healthy helps everybody including bloggers.

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    • Bilal Ahmad

      October 4, 2012, 12:06 am

      Gouri@ WordPress is always associated with Bootcamp. Even i was having the same thought when i saw the title.

      Reply
  • Ravi Singh

    October 3, 2012, 5:38 pm

    Hi Bilal,
    I have never thought there are such boot camp going on out there, That’s really great to know because I really would like to attend one of them one day! Thanks for sharing valuable article!

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    • Bilal Ahmad

      October 4, 2012, 12:05 am

      Ravi@ You are welcome!

      Reply

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