Did you know that roughly 45% of Americans make a New Year’s resolution? And did you also know that by 26 weeks, less than half of them are still following through? What gives?
The fact is, keeping your New Year’s resolution isn’t easy for most people, especially when the only thing that’s changed in your life is the date. So how do you improve your New Year’s resolution success rate?
One way is to find a place or business that will help you accomplish your ultimate goal. To get you started, we found four businesses near Whitter, CA, that can help you start the new year right.
One Body Studios
2424 West Whittier Boulevard, La Habra
in La Habra is a “movement sanctuary” where yoga, Pilates, and dance classes are offered to help students engage in a healthy, supportive lifestyle. So if you’re like the majority of New Year’s resolution makers who vow to live healthier, lose weight, be active, etc., then One Body Studios might be a great place to follow through with your goals.
Featuring a variety of classes and course options, it’s easy to work your new commitment into your schedule. Contact the studio or visit their website for more information.
Tae Kwon Do USA
15035 Mulberry Drive, Whittier
Yoga and dancing not really your thing? Learn the advanced skills and techniques of Taekwondo at Tae Kwon Do USA. Just what is Taekwondo? It’s a form of Korean martial arts that goes beyond merely teaching self-defense; you’ll also learn discipline, confidence, and self-control.
Join Master Jeff Kim, a sixth-degree black belt, and his team of experts and learn a time-honored martial arts tradition that’s sure to help you stay in shape and live a healthier life. Adult classes are available to strengthen physical ability, reduce stress, and build harmony in your life. Visit their website for more information.
12217 Philadelphia Street, Whittier
Perhaps you’re already a terrific fighter or maybe you just want to take your fitness routine to the next level in 2016. If that sounds like you, then CrossFit Whittier might be the best way to get there. This blue collar gym is all about pushing your personal limits to achieve the body and strength you might have only dreamed of before.
Not for the weak spirited, be forewarned that CrossFit can be a mentally demanding fitness program and even with a team of instructors motivating you along the way, you’ll need to be fully committed to the workouts.
With that said, CrossFit Whittier recognizes that everyone comes in at different fitness levels. They’ll work with you to tailor the workouts to be beneficial, not impossible.
Herbie’s Natural Foods
14153 East Whittier Boulevard, Suite 105, Whittier
In addition to being more active and working out, eating healthy is a big part of any good New Year’s resolution. At Herbie’s Natural Foods, you can find fresh and organic produce, foods, and natural health items. Serving the Whittier community with their healthy food items since 1993, Herbie’s was pushing organic before it became a national phenomenon.
If you really want to commit to your New Year’s resolution, this is the perfect place to stock up your pantry with fresh and organic goods.
Still Need Help?
If the change you’re trying to make was easy, you probably wouldn’t have pushed it off until New Year’s to make it. With that said, holding onto your resolution can be hard, even seemingly impossible, at times. The important thing to remember is that even if you slip up, you can always refocus and try again.
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