Every January, about half of the population makes a New Year’s resolution. It’s the usual list: lose weight, get organized, save more. The problem is, only 8 percent actually achieve their goal.

The first two weeks usually go along beautifully, but by February, people are backsliding and by the following December, most people are back where they started, often even further behind. Read More

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Yahoo has released this look at the most popular work-out related searches its users looked for after New Years, presumably as a way of figuring out how to stick to their newly made resolutions. The super-intense program CrossFit topped the list, followed by yoga, Zumba, the DVD programs Insanity and P90X, the Couch to 5K running program, SoulCycle, something called the “Squat Challenge”, kettlebell workouts and plank exercises. But remember, this research was released by Yahoo, so there is a good chance it was only based on like 10 searches total ... Discuss

4 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Count

A few ways to give this year's resolutions more meaning and impact. Read More