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Be prepared to work out wherever, whenever
Keep a pair of shorts -- or the least bulky gym gear you own -- in your bag at all times, says Amy Jordan, founder of WundaBar Pilates. That also goes for socks, snacks like energy bars, and sneakers. Having gear on you every day will help motivate you to hit the gym, even if it’s just for a quick workout. "If I’ve got gear with me, there's no excuse not to get [my] sweat on, even if it's just for 20 minutes," Jordan says.