Sticking to your New Year's resolution this year
KIRKSVILLE, MO —
Every year, people begin the New Year with the goal of maintaining a healthy diet and daily exercise.
But how do you make sure you don't fall through the cracks?
"Easing into it without doing too much of a drastic change at once has always been in my opinion the best way to get results," said Anytime Fitness manager Trea Treasure.
Nutrition and daily exercise, two of the most common News Years resolutions, but also some of the hardest things for people to commit to for an entire year.
"It seems like when the weather gets a little better outside, people like to go for the hot dogs and fast food, sitting outside with friends more and so they fall of their trends a little," said Treasure.
Treasure says most people want instant results, but results take time.
Finding someone who has been in your shoes can be a big help.
" Find somebody that has been through this before and that has stuck with it and has a lot of knowledge and can step people forward years in advance," said Treasure.
If you are trying to maintain a healthy diet, cut out fast food and stay away from the junk aisle in the grocery store.
"In the grocery store stick to the outside aisle. All of the junk is always in the middle. Stick to the outside. That's where your vegetables and meat, all of your healthy foods are," said Treasure.
But most importantly, Treasure says this new change in your life shouldn't be looked at as a New Years resolution.
" Look at it just as a change in your lifestyle in general and that will help you stick with it."