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Our new series Fitness Snippet offers a bite-size wellness tip from a Chicago expert. Have a fitness question of your own? Email us.
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Q: I've had an excuse to hibernate since, oh, November. How do I motivate to get back on track at the gym?
A: Make a fitness goal that is realistic but gives you a little push, so you will see results. Give yourself an end date so you can measure your results, and that will drive you to continue past your end date. An example is to work out three to four times a week for 60 days. Schedule your workouts ahead of time to fit into your busy schedule. Another motivator is that if you sign up for classes at a studio, some studios will penalize if you don't show up, so you are more likely take class. —Tami Conway, owner The Dailey Method Lincoln Park and Bucktown
· The Dailey Method [Official Site]