See your body through her eyes

Ask your partner to identify your most displeasing physical characteristic."It's instant motivation," says Mejia. If she's hesitant, make a list for her - abs, love handles, upper arms and so on - and have her rank them from best to worst. Make her least-favourite body part your work-out focus for four weeks, then repeat the quiz for more motivation.

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