Health and fitness can be simply achieved, not easy, but simple. This is the main feature why many Americans have problems with weight. We all know what to do or have many resources to find out. Yet many of us do not do it because its work. You should be disciplined. You will not achieve results overnight.
Actually old habits of healthy eating and exercise are the most effective. No gadget or magic pill can take the place of the basics.
Physical exercises are difficult. At least when they are done right. For instance, I am a fun of P90X and I noticed, when I was in a good shape to see anything other than hard it was that the people in videos were working hard as well. They are short of breath. They are sweating and struggling through physical workouts just like I am. Yet, they still work hard, pushing themselves. The workout is not easy for them, because a workout can not be easy in the whole.
You should push yourself, it does not matter how shaped you are. Take into account that even people with the best shape in the world can find ways to make their workouts complex.
I have dealt with people who get disappointed because the workouts will never be easier. When we discuss it they realize the reason why it is not easier because I change the workouts to move them at their new levels of fitness. It makes them think about the new ways in which their every day live has altered as their physical intensity increased. All types of every day activities become easier. The workouts are always difficult, but now there are many things that are easier. The real frustration with workouts comes for people who do not push themselves during workouts and do not attain results.
The reason why our workouts should keep on evolving just to be challenging is that the body is a unique machine which adjusts to our activities and becomes efficient at them. It means that the same workout over time will burn fewer amounts of calories. When challenging the body it takes more effort, burns more calories, and you attain better results.
When you think that your exercise is a time of physical challenge and not something that should be easy you start to retune your brain. You make an assumption of what your workout should be. You will start to make new associations with time. You will associate complex workouts with becoming leaner, fitter and stronger. You can start thinking of your physical workouts as a mood lifter.
It does not matter what physical workouts you have chosen, always check it with yourself. Ask yourself if you feel like you are working at a good pace.