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How to Save on Your New Year’s Resolutions

By AMA Staff

New year, new you. That’s the idea, at least. But it’s not always easy to keep you New Year’s resolutions to get in shape, de-stress or redecorate your home—especially when money is involved. These AMARewards partners, however, give you ample motivation for self-improvement, with top-notch products and services plus instant discounts or the ability to earn reward dollars, simply by using your AMA membership.

UPGRADE YOUR WARDROBE
Chic spring styles—for women and men—have already started to arrive at RW&CO., though you can still add to your cache of cozy sweaters and workwear, too. AMA members save 10% online and in-store. Speaking of cozy, iconic beaver-emblazoned casualwear from Roots is always in fashion. Members earn 4% in reward dollars on purchases through the AMARewards online store.

JUMP-START YOUR FITNESS ROUTINE
You look great no matter your size or shape, but if you want to add more exercise to your daily or weekly routine, participating Anytime Fitness locations are happy to oblige. Show your AMA card and get a one-year membership for the price of 10 months. To further boost your health and fitness, AMA members save 10% on nutrition products and gear, in-store, at Popeye’s Supplements, and receive one free shaker cup with their first purchase.

PRACTICE SELF-CARE
Spending time to de-stress is de rigeur after the holiday season—and year-round. Settle into deep relaxation—and save 10%—with floating packages, memberships and massages at Float Wellness. Or book one of the myriad treatments available at Alberta Momentum Massage Therapy. Members save $10 on regular-price massages of 60 minutes or more. After soothing tight muscles, refresh your skin with ethically and sustainably produced products from The Body Shop. Members earn 4% in reward dollars online. 

LEVEL-UP YOUR CULINARY GAME
If healthier home cooking—and more memorable entertaining—is on the menu for the new year, look not further than Canada’s own Stokes, which stocks everything from blenders and stand mixers to specialized baking tools, plus all manner of dinner-, drink- and servingware. Save 5% in-store.

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UPDATE YOUR DECOR
Is 2020 the year you finally turn that no-longer-needed fourth bedroom into a home office or art studio? Perhaps your well-worn family room is in need of some TLC? Bouclair is a go-to for stylish yet affordable home accents, window treatments and small furniture. Members save 5% in-store and online. Or check out the modish pieces—including dining tables, bed frames and architectural lighting options—at F2 Furnishings, where you can save 15% on regular priced furniture, plus receive a free in-store design consultation (valued up to $500).

BE MORE AFFECTIONATE
There are many ways to show your loved ones that you’re thinking of them. A warm embrace, a simple compliment, even the occasional unexpected present. When it comes to the latter, a box of gourmet chocolates from Purdys (earn 6% in reward dollars online) or a beautiful bouquet from Grower Direct (save 10% in-store) is always appreciated. For a somewhat grander gesture, you’ll find a dazzling selection of rings, bracelets, watches and more at Paris Jewellers. Members save 25% on in-stock jewellery and 10% on custom designs, special orders and repairs .

TAKE BETTER CARE OF YOUR CAR
A well-maintained vehicle is a safer vehicle, and after a long winter, it’s always a good idea make sure your car, truck or SUV is in good working order. For DIYers, NAPA Auto Parts boasts thousands of quality auto parts and accessories—plus a 10% discount in-store for AMA members. If a tire change is in order, members save 5% on a new set at Kal Tire. (Plus, they save 10% on parts and services, and 5% on custom wheels.) And don’t forget that seasonal oil change! Members save 10% on top-to-bottom car care services at Mr. Lube.