There's No Better Time than Now to Get back to the Gym
Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

The difference between a gym in January and a gym in February (or pretty much any other month) is practically night and day. January gyms are madhouses, full of people acting on a New Year's resolution to cut 10 pounds or fit into an old letterman jacket. In February, people have surrendered. They lost their way. Which, for you, is great: It frees up the sought-after squat racks and benches. But it also proves how easy it is to drop the habit if you don't have a game plan. Here are a few tips (and a few efficient workouts) to keep you on the right track.