It’s no secret that human beings are social creatures. We’re wired to enjoy doing things together: playing, collaborating on school and work projects, attending dances and social events, participating in sports, and celebrating occasions like weddings and birthdays.
And yet when it comes to exercise, we often try to go it alone. Sometimes it works, but more often it doesn’t. Research suggests that more than half us drop out of our fitness programs after six months.
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Have you ever started a new diet, only to quit two weeks later? Or what about that time you jumped into that crazy intense 6 a.m. boot camp class, realized you were in way over your head, and never went back?
We’ve all been there. We have the best intentions, but sticking with these health and fitness goals can be a challenge.
Now think about the time you made a deal with your friend/spouse/sibling to walk together three times a week. That was much easier to stick to, wasn’t it? Having somebody with you, somebody to hold you accountable, somebody you don’t want to let down is a game changer.
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It’s easy to make New Year’s resolutions.
The hard part is sticking to that pledge to eat better, give up smoking, get more exercise, watch less TV.
About 40 percent of Americans resolve to make fitness and health related changes in their lives, but only 8 percent achieve those goals.*
Why do so many people fail to stick to their resolutions, and what can we learn from the people who succeed? Read on to see how you can make 2017 the year where your resolutions last.