As difficult as it is to get into a routine, it quickly starts to become a habit once you start to see the results. That first workout day is a drag. But you know that once you start to see some definition in your physique and the numbers are dropping on your scale, it starts to become something that you look forward to. Not only that, but it becomes second nature.
Since reading doesn’t have those obvious physical benefits, it’s hard for us to appreciate just how much of a difference that it makes for us. Reading is more like a hobby for us when it should be a habit.
There are loads of apps that keep track of your workout routines. How far you’ve gone, how many sets you’ve completed etc. But we normally don’t keep track of our progress while reading. You probably never consider how fast or how much you read because it’s just a luxury activity.
We can train our minds just like how we train our bodies
If you treat reading as a fair-weather activity then you won’t get very far. If you pick up a book, just read a few pages and return to it weeks later, you’re going to forget everything you’ve read. Now you have to reread everything to get yourself up to speed before you can continue on.
If we treated reading like a workout instead of a luxury, we could actually improve our reading skills. Essentially, we could train ourselves to increase our reading speed and input a wider variety of information in a shorter amount of time. But how?
Hit that “reading workout” with Bookout
The workout app that keeps track of your progress! Reading is exercise for the mind and thanks to Bookout, you can keep tabs on your results!
With help from Bookout, you can keep tracks of how many books you have read. Having a visual display of what you’ve already read will make you want to grow your list, inspiring you to read even more!
Set reading goals for yourself and see how far you have come
You can keep track of how much time you spend reading a day to ensure that you keep on track and improve your speed. Set goals for yourself! You can choose from monthly or yearly goals to ensure that you stay on track and even exceed your reading expectations.
The Bookout app features graphical statistics so you always know where you stand. Having this visual cues will have to keep you focused and to inspire you to push yourself.
When you’re done reading a book, you can even share the results with your friends! Maybe they’ll even sign up themselves, and you can share the wealth of knowledge as well as your progress!