Transcript for How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions Alive
how to keep those new year's resolutions from dying a quick and painful death. New story in "The Wall Street journal" revealing that the third week in January, right now, is when people's commitments to hit the gym start to waver a little bit so how do you make them stick? Nick watt has some ideas. ? Reporter: Many of us begin the year like this, steely-eyed new year's resolutions driving us all but by the third week of January, many of us look like this. Facebook check-ins at the gym surged 50% in early January but the decline, well, starts this week. Let's face it, it's quite boring. It is. Reporter: Okay, Harley Pasternak, trainer to the stars, how can we make this work? Pick an action. Don't pick a result or don't say my resolution is to lose five or ten pounds. Say it is to walk an extra thousand steps a day. Reporter: Emma Lynn did just that January 1st, 2013, stuck to it and how many dress sizes have you dropped? Seven. Reporter: Seven. And lost 260 pounds. Reporter: I'm impressed. I'll do ten curls a day, maybe through next Tuesday. For "Good morning America," nick watt, ABC news, Los Angeles. Come on, nick. Hang in there.
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