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Fitness Tips for Motivation

Workout Motivation: No More Excuses!

Squeezing a workout into your hectic schedule is easier said than done. Make time for fitness and remember these tips when your motivation starts to waver

Excuse: But ... It’s so hot outside!

Bikram fans aside, no one likes to exercise when it’s hotter than hell. "Hot weather puts extra stress on your heart and lungs, which can lead to heat exhaustion," says Marci Goolsby, M.D., assistant attending physician in the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Keep your cool by drinking water 30 minutes before exercising, laying off dehydrating caffeine, and wearing sweat-wicking clothes that pull moisture away from your body, regulating your temp. If there’s a heat warning out, hit the air-conditioned gym instead, says Goolsby.

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