Women's Health

MISSION POSSIBLE

THE PARTIES, THE COCKTAILS, THE IN-LAWS—OH MY!

WE GET IT: YOU’RE STRETCHED.

And if you’re feeling a little meh about making a gym trip too, you’re not alone. Frequent exercise usually drops to its lowest point of the year in December, according to a Gallup-Healthways survey.

The easiest way to stay on track without stressing or skipping out on your celebratory duties? Keep it simple. First, be realistic about your timing—and your maybe lessthan-usual motivation. (Remember that maintenance is a totally acceptable goal if that’s all good, right?) Next, it’s time to streamline, streamline, streamline. Maximizing your efficiency in every session you do squeeze in is absolutely crucial, says personal trainer Andy Vincent.

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