New Year's Resolution: If You Want to Lose Weight, Then Try This Strategy


The way things are in Washington, you would think that Americans never agree about anything. But if there is one moment and time that proves this to be wrong every year, it happens on December 31, right before the ball drops at Time Square.

Every year, 40% to 45% of adults make a New Year's Resolution. By no surprise, one of the most popular resolution of them all is to "lose weight" or "get fit." For gym rats, this mean that they will experience a sudden rush of people looking to take advantage of beginning-of-the-year gym membership promotions only to see the gym population go back to normal by February, when 60% of the new memberships go unused.