It doesn’t take much to ease your way into being more active. These twelve tips will have you working up a sweat—and in some cases, make you more eager to exercise—in no time. By Myatt Murphy, author of the Ultimate Dumbbell Guide
Turn Your Pals into the Paparazzi
Whenever most people look at themselves in the mirror, they make certain unconscious adjustments to appear better that go beyond the typical “sucking in of the belly,” such as drawing back their shoulders to improve their posture. Instead, give your friends permission to catch you off-guard with their camera phone when you least expect it. Seeing a few shots of how you “really” appear to others can sometimes be just the wake-up call you need to get motivated.