I love this idea.
It's called Gym-Pact and the premise is simple.
Sign up for a discounted rate for personal training, gym memberships, yoga, etc. and pledge a specific level of attendance. Discounts vary based on contract length and pledge frequency.
Here's the catch.
Each time you miss you get dinged $10.
You get one week vacation every 6 months and if you're sick or injured, a doctor's note will pay off your penalties.
I know as well as anyone that motivating yourself to exercise is difficult. Zero doubt in my mind, money, and therefore Gym-Pact, can help.
Right now, only in New York, but hopefully Gym-Pact or enterprising copycats will spring up at gyms near you.
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