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In the summer, the sound of beach waves and jet engines taking off for faraway lands is motivation enough to hit the gym full force. But when work, school and cooler temperatures set in, your workouts can get bumped further down the to-do list. If you’re starting to think it’s been too long since your last gym visit, we’ve rounded up some motivational methods to get you back in shape.
Enroll in classes
Zumba or yoga, spinning or ballet—there is bound to be a class out there that piques your interest. (And if you’re short on ideas, check out our suggestions of the most unique ones out there.) Sign up for a class on the same day of each week to make it part of your routine. And why not pre-pay? You’ll feel like you have more skin in the game, and it will be harder to bail.
Partner with a pal
Give new meaning to the term power couple. If you look to your friends for support and motivation, why not turn to them at the gym for that extra push? The truth is, when you partner with someone you know, you’ll want to work out longer, harder and be the last one to call it quits. Having a familiar face on your team will make your workout feel more like a hang out than a grueling sweat session. Plus, you’ll have someone with whom you can commute, share your progress and grab that necessary post-workout smoothie.
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