How many times have you ‘started over’? Doesn’t it feel like sometimes we’re addicted to the idea of a fresh start, only to return to the same habits and rituals that we wanted to break free from? Many people start Resolutions for the New Year, only to give up just a few weeks, or even days later.
Welcome to your Thirties: the beginning of your middle years and the first time that you’ll experience a metabolic change to your bodies. Even those who are fit and regularly exercise may notice a slight change in their weight, the proportions of their body and their energy during this decade. Hopefully, you’ve been living an active and healthy lifestyle during your teens and twenties – that will make it much easier to transition into your middle years. If you haven’t been keeping active before now, this is a critical time to begin creating a less sedentary lifestyle.
Approximately 42% of you will set a New Year’s resolution. Most of those resolutions
involve weight loss and increased activity.
The gyms fill up every January, offering great promotions for new members. But most
people will give up on their fitness resolutions by February! Only about 37% of people in
their 20s and 30s will keep up their goals, but just 16% of those over the age of 50 will