by Lexi Petronis
If you made a health or fitness resolution for 2014 and have already found it falling by the wayside--well, lots of us have found the same. Not to sound depressing, but 92 percent of resolutions are, apparently, given the old heave-ho by around January 20. Why? "Without a plan and a coach, people throw lofty goals into space," says Cedric Bryant, chief science officer for the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Take baby steps. If your goal was super huge ("Have rock-hard abs by February") or vague ("Get healthy"), you may get frustrated by the lack of results-right-now. Instead of throwing the whole resolution out the window, think about the things you're doing now--maybe you can't see them yet, but they may still be there. Or take a minute to refocus your goal--instead of deciding to