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Does Your Gym's Location Affect Your Motivation?

When I used to work from home, I'd take a long lunch break to walk to my gym for a daily workout. But since it wasn't exactly close — about a mile away — my gym trips turned into hours-long excursions. So, of course, my exercise regimen was the first thing to go when I got too busy with work.

Now that I've joined a gym that's a few blocks from my office, however, I find it easier to motivate myself to go to the gym. I know that I can get in and out fast, and still have time to make after-work activities. What about you? Does where your gym is located affect how often you go?

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