Go through the motions

On days when you don't feel like working out, make the only requirement of your exercise session a single set of your favourite exercise."It's likely that once you've started, you'll finish," according to Rachel Cosgrove, a sports scientist. If you still don't feel like being in the gym, go home. This way, you never actually stop exercising; you just have some gaps in your training log.

Jan 4, 2013

Ten ways to stick to a workout

Fading motivation is the enemy of every great weight-loss plan. Here's how to stick to your new fitness goals