Typically in January, the Woodson and Aspirus YMCA's see a big increase in new membership. Last year, 418 new people joined in the first month of the year.
"You always hear have a happy and healthy new year, and we really think that they go together," said Carrie Hutton, the communications director at the Y.
People looking to keep their New Year's resolutions all year long need to set realistic goals said Betsy Stangel, a fitness instructor at the Y.
"Take it slow, exercise a couple times a week, listen to your body, and mix it up," said Stangel.
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