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Calgary gyms expect surge of new members

Many Calgarians make a New Year’s resolution to hit the gym, resulting in a new fitness club members in January.
New Year's resolutions aren't for everyone, but a lot of Calgarians have big plans, including hitting the gym. 1:44

Many Calgarians make a New Year’s resolution to hit the gym, resulting in a surge of new fitness club members in January.

But members and trainers at one Calgary gym, Fitness Plus, say a lot of those new faces disappear in February and March, with even more dropping out when the weather warms up. 

Watch CBC News’ Terri Trembath’s report on fitness resolutions by clicking on the image above.

Sean Liv, a “fitness empowerment coach.” says the key to success in keeping the popular resolution is easing into a new regime.

"I think that what's most positive is that when you can make that commitment to yourself. Don't go rushing out to get a gym membership and sign up for 12 months. I really think you need to sit back a little bit within your own life and say where are my priorities and what can I do.”

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