Fitness Resolutions Lead To Gyms

Posted: January 2, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTOS ANTHONY REYES Runners depart Wednesday at the start of the Fleet Feet New Years Day 10K/4K at Clubhaus Fitness in Fayetteville. The race provided a good start for New Year’s resolutions for many runners and walkers in Northwest Arkansas.

A night of champagne toasts and singing "Auld Lang Syne" didn’t keep some people from beginning to carry out their New Year’s resolutions Jan. 1.

At A Glance

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions For 2014

Lose weight

Getting organized

Spend less, save more

Enjoy life to the fullest

Staying fit and healthy

Learn something exciting

Quit smoking

Help others in their dreams

Fall in love

Spend more time with family

Source: University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology

By The Numbers

Resolution Success

Resolution maintained through first week: 75 percent

Past two weeks: 71 percent

Past one month: 64 percent

Past six months: 46 percent

Source: University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology

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