New Year’s Resolutions: How to Succesfully Use That Gym Membership

With the final month of 2012 creeping up on us people will begin thinking of their New Year’s resolution. So many people every year buy a gym membership and say they are going to lose weight. Getting into a routine and making gym visits a habit are not easy things to do. Don’t set yourself up for failure by thinking you’ll go to the gym every day. It’s completely okay to ease into this New Year’s Resolution. Aim for three or four days a week to start, and don’t over-do it with the weights. A solid thirty to forty minutes of cardiovascular exercise will certainly suffice. This could mean the treadmill, elliptical, or stationary bike whatever you prefer, but do try to have some variety in your routine.

Some people are also intimidated by the gym atmosphere, which is definitely understandable. The post work gym scene tends to get a bit crowded. Maybe these “5 Ways to Defeat Gym Anxiety” will help you if you worry about going to the gym. Making a New Year’s Resolution is a great thing to do!

What will your New Year’s Resolution be for 2013?