By Ava Feuer, REDBOOK.
It's New Year's resolution season, which, let's be honest, usually means vowing to break a sweat five days a week, religiously lacing up our sneakers for a month (if we're lucky), and then calling it an exhausted, who-really-has-time-for-this day.
But not this year. 2014 is packing all kinds of fitness trends that are exciting enough to keep our motivation up into--gasp--February and beyond. Guys, this is our year!
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1. "Nicer" fitness instructors. Yes, it is possible to push yourself based on positive feedback. Make those classes kick our butts, but don't make us cower in fear or burst into tears, please.
2. Do absolutely no more than you have to. There's always a new scientific study, but the takeaway from the major ones of 2013 was that going hard for a short period of time reaped major results. RIP, hour-long elliptical sessions. We'll see you at CrossFit.
3. Sick vending machines. These actually won't makeRead More »from 12 Fitness Trends that Really Make Us Want to Work Out