The Checkup: 5 Signs Your Personal Trainer Isn’t Worth the Money



• If you pay for a personal trainer, you have to read this: five marks of a trainer who isn’t worth your time (or hard-earned paycheck). [Men’s Health]

• Apparently, yesterday was do-or-die day when it comes to New Year’s resolutions: A four-year analysis of gym check-in data at Gold’s Gym found that February 18th is the day you’re most likely to quit. So give yourself a pat on the back (or not, as the case may be). [Prevention]

• Why proper alignment isn’t the end-all-be-all in yoga. GASP. [YOGANONYMOUS]

• Kettlebell swings work your shoulders—or DO they? Here are five misunderstood exercises that work different muscles than you think. [Women’s Health]

• Behold, the Nut Butter Nutrition Facts Showdown. Which one do you think will win? [POPSUGAR Fitness]

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