Home > Daily-tips Updated 08 November 2013 Stale workout routine? Hitting the gym on a regular basis is a big commitment with big payoffs. But after a while, the same old routine can become boring. 0 Shutterstock Hitting the gym on a regular basis is a big commitment with big payoffs. But after a while, the same old routine can become boring. Here are a few tips to keep things interesting.Take action:Make a small change to your normal workout, for example, run or walk outside instead of inside; try a new sport or activity – learn to play a new game or take a class that teaches you a whole new way to keep fit; keep challenging yourself with new heights and new goals, such as running longer or faster; make sure you vary your workouts – try a lot of different exercises; treat yourself to an MP3 player, pedometer or a new type of workout equipment; allow yourself a bit of time off, but always get back to exercising after a little rest.Visit our Fitness Centre (Photo of runner from Shutterstock) More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Vaping could up risks for asthma, COPD and other lung diseases Parenting Mom's handbag may hold hidden dangers for kids Medical Losing a spouse could speed brain's decline Medical Coronavirus morning update: SA cases top 1 500, life returning to Wuhan, and 8 strains of the virus Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.