You’re not alone if you are in one of these categories. We’ve all been there. While in previous posts, we’ve offered tips for sticking to an exercise routine, we thought we’d let others provide some advice or tips to start off your new year. We’ve done the research so you don’t have to. 

Here are ten articles to help you improve your fitness or workouts for 2020. We wish you health and happiness for 2021!

  • How to create an exercise routine you’ll actually stick to (Cnet): If you want to make 2020 the year you finally start working out again, the key may be It’s that time of year! Many of us resolve to start exercising or exercise more. You might even be considering a private trainer or a class to improve your health and fitness. Sound familiar?
  • to ditch the trips to the gym or studio and start exercising in the comfort of your living room…”


  • Fitness Program: 5 steps to get started.  (The Mayo Clinic): Starting a fitness program may be one of the best things you can do for your health. Physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight — and even improve your sleep habits and self-esteem. And there’s more good news. You can start a fitness program in only five steps…”


  • 2019 New Year’s Challenge Workout Calendar (Self Magazine): “Welcome to the SELF New Year’s Challenge! We are so excited that you’ll be joining us for a full month of strength training, cardio workouts, and a whole lot of support from #TeamSELF! Everything you need to get started is right here…”


  • The New Year Total Body Reconstruction Plan (Muscle & Fitness): “So you’re on the resolution wagon and looking for a jump start program? You’ve come to the right place. The Total-Body Reconstruction Plan is built around one simple concept: the mind-muscle connection. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a complete beginner on his or her first program ever, or if you were at the top of your game a few years back but let yourself go…”


  • New Year’s Resolution Makeovers (WebMD): “What does Valentine’s Day have to do with New Year’s resolutions? By then, most resolutions to exercise, lose weight, get out of debt, and others have fallen by the wayside, say experts in achievement motivation theory and goal setting. But don’t let a history of failed resolutions stop you from aspiring to grow and achieve. Make this the year for resolution makeovers…”



  • Make Your New Year’s Exercise Resolution Stick This Year! (National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) “The first day of the year symbolizes a new start for many people – a time to clean out the failed resolutions from the previous year and a chance to go at it again…”


  • New Year’s Resolutions: Exercise and Nutrition Tips (PsychCentral): “If a healthier 2010 is what you want, keep that desire strong throughout the year. New habits are not born overnight; you have to keep working at them. These are my top tips for a healthy new year…”


  • New Year, New Goals: Twelve Months of Fitness ( “Instead of overwhelming your mind and body this month with multiple simultaneous changes, try breaking up your goals into increases and changes that occur on a monthly basis. Trying to add fitness routines, eating healthfully, and breaking bad habits like smoking, eating fast food, and drinking a lot can lead to a perfect storm of failure…”