Northern Michigan Health: So you had a slice of pie… Of each flavor. And, maybe that third scoop of mashed taters wasn't your wisest choice of the day either.  Fear not, guilty gluttons! With a sensible exercise routine, you can savor those inevitable holiday calories sans eater's remorse. Jeff Smith, editor of Traverse Magazine, blogs on his 9 tips for sticking to a workout anytime of the year.

"I think a lot of people who stop working out think that for people who are able to sustain good weekly workout regimens it’s somehow just easier, like they don’t have to battle the inertia factor. Not true. I’ve found the inertia factor never goes away, so I have had to develop an array of mental tricks and sayings to keep myself on track."

If you're like the rest of us, a little inspiration never hurts in the world of workouts. Read the rest of Jeff's blog for his mental tricks and sayings!