This spring season brings new energy that can help us adopt new fitness regimens that can substantially improve our lives. Did you know that your Mars placement shows how you prefer to stay active? Whether you prefer high-intensity training or limber yoga, the following are the 12 Mars placements and their corresponding physical activities.
Mars in Aries
With Mars in Aries, this is a position that enjoys anything competitive, such as sports, as a means of physical activity. There’s just something about competing against another that gets the Mars in Aries placement going! Such activities as basketball, touch football, tennis, and even friendly competitive distance running would be quite enjoyable for Aries. Solo physical activities such as hiking and intense workouts that really push you would also be good for this placement.
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Mars in Gemini
Mars in Gemini likes a lot of variety with their physical activity. These individuals get bored easily when it comes to a physical routine, so they are definitely the types that need to change it up. Whether it’s cardio on Mondays and Wednesdays or weight training on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Mars in Gemini placement requires different ways to keep active. Since Gemini is a social sign, this placement would enjoy physical exercise with others.
Mars in Cancer
Given that Mars in Cancer is in its detriment, meaning that Mars doesn’t function at its best in Cancer, physical activity is determined by the emotional state. Even if you want to be more physically active, you’ll notice that your mood determines the physical activity of choice. The physical activity of choice can even be affected by the moon sign. For example, if the moon is currently in Sagittarius, Mars in Cancer may prefer outside activities like hiking whereas when the moon in Aquarius brings a preference for group exercise activities. The Mars in Cancer placement is also great for a home gym.
Mars in Leo
With Mars in Leo, you are encouraged to pursue a physical activity that puts you in the spotlight. You could even use your social media presence to begin a fitness journey as it will give you interaction with others while getting also holding you accountable to remain on your fitness path. Also, Mars in Leo tends to prefer high-quality workout equipment and gear given your preference for the best. So, if you’re looking to increase your physical activity, make sure that you invest accordingly.
Mars in Virgo
With Mars in Virgo, your physical fitness is linked to a desire for health and wellness. You may prefer physical activities that aren’t necessarily strenuous but offer a whole-body workout like Pilates and yoga with stretching being particularly beneficial. With this Mars placement, incorporating physical activity into your daily routine will help you obtain the overall health and well-being that you desire.
Mars in Libra
With Mars in Libra placement, physical activity varies. This is another one of the signs where Mars doesn’t function at its best because it’s in its opposite sign of rulership (Mars traditionally rules Aries). Due to the Venus rulership of Libra, the motivation to be physically active will ebb and flow. If you have this placement, you will find that working out with others, a friend, or a partner, can help you stay on track with maintaining physical activity.
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in Scorpio prefers workouts that push them to the edge. High-intensity training (HIIT) with specific exercises completed in intense reps in short bursts is just what Scorpio needs to experience a full-body, intense workout. Boxing and martial arts are also good options as they combine strategic action with motion.
Mars in Sagittarius
Sagittarius energy prefers physical activity that allows them to be on the go. Outdoor physical activities such as mountain hiking, bike riding, skiing, or simply taking a walk are suggested. The Jupiter influence of Mars in Sagittarius gives the energy of wanting to expand. So, if you have this placement consider doing physical activity that gets you out and about. Also, if you can bring along your furry friend, even better!
Mars in Capricorn
With the Mars in Capricorn placement, you may want to develop a plan for your physical fitness goals. Upon doing this, you’re in a better position to choose the exercises and workouts that will ultimately get you to your desired physical fitness gains. This placement tends to prefer tried-and-true methods of working out…such as long-distance running. The great thing about long-distance running is that it can be done outside or you can even get a treadmill for days when the weather is inclement. Plus, you can even adjust the inclines on a treadmill for some hard-working resistance that Mars in Capricorn will surely appreciate.
Mars in Aquarius
The combination of Mars in Aquarius creates a desire for physical movement with a dash of something different. The latest trends in physical fitness are especially appealing to you, especially if it’s connected to electronics. Check out innovative exercise programs such as the ones that are used with your gaming system. Since Aquarius is related to the group, you may find that exercising in a group setting can propel you to meet your physical fitness goals.
Mars in Pisces
With the Mars in Pisces placement, the desire to get up and get moving isn’t as potent as it is in other signs. Typically, Pisces energy gets physical when it feels like it which can vary at any point in time. However, if you’re seeking to make sure you get in some physical fitness each day, it’s best to go with exercises that aren’t too strenuous. Something as simple as yoga can definitely get you in the flow of physical activity. If you decide you’re up for more strenuous workouts, consider dancing and swimming.
The spring is here, and it’s time to get physical! Your Mars sign provides insight into how you can make the most of your natural motivation and drive and combine it with the physical activities that will allow you to stay fit and healthy.
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