However, as we move into February, it is estimated that 7.3 million Brits may break their 2017 financial promises. Furthermore, if they are going to fall off the wagon, they'll be doing it right about now as most resolutions statistically last around a month.
"Every January we see our gyms packed with members looking to get fit and healthy, but by February, the average person is already working out 10% less frequently." Says Lee Matthews, Fitness Director at Fitness First.
This does not mean that you need to spend the next 40-something weeks on the couch, elbow-deep in a bag of chips. There are plenty of ways to reignite your resolutions and have year-end success.
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