Mentally committing yourself to exercising more is easy. Figuring out how the heck to actually do it is the hard part—especially when walking into the gym feels like walking into your own personal version of neon-lit hell. Wait, those machines aren't torture devices? Chill. We've got you covered.

From how to find the best gym for you to the only machines worth using, this guide will help you prep for day one of a more active lifestyle. You don't have to love it; you just have to hate it a little less. We guarantee moving more every day will set you up for a happier and heathyish year ahead.  

A Cheat Sheet to Joining Exactly the Right Gym for You

Set yourself up for success in the New Year.