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National Poll: Americans Resolve to Change … Themselves


National Poll: Americans Resolve to Change … Themselves

This New Year Americans resolve to begin anew. Many Americans intend to turn over a new leaf this January. This New Year’s goals include losing weight, kicking the cigarette habit, being a better person, or spending less money in 2008. One in five women would like to lose weight and 18% of men want to quit smoking.

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  1. Mark Holland

    February 12, 2012 at 1:41 AM

    The problem is that people want to be thin but they don’t want to lose weight. There IS a difference. Weight loss requires long-term change and that is mostly about changing the whole of one’s life. It won’t work to toss a bones to the Gods of change. One must jump-in head first. It’s not hard and it’s not easy. It IS something else entirely.

  2. ChongGBalm

    November 26, 2011 at 8:08 AM

    Thanks for the suggestions shared on your blog. One more thing I would like to convey is that weight reduction is not about going on a fad diet and trying to get rid of as much weight as possible in a few days. The most effective way to lose weight is by taking it bit by bit and following some basic guidelines which can enable you to make the most out of your attempt to lose weight. You may learn and already be following some of these tips, however reinforcing expertise never hurts.

  3. thefitnessguy

    November 13, 2011 at 11:24 AM

    Thanks for the suggestions shared using your blog. Yet another thing I would like to say is that fat loss is not all about going on a celebrity diet and trying to lose as much weight as you\’re able in a few days. The most effective way to burn fat is by consuming it little by little and using some basic points which can allow you to make the most from your attempt to shed weight. You may realize and be following these tips, but reinforcing information never damages.

  4. Andrea Chopra

    October 17, 2011 at 2:15 PM

    Quitting smoking and losing weight are some of the things that people want to accomplish, but find difficulty in doing so. Everyone deserves a change. A change that will make them a better person. A change that will make them feel good and happy about themselves. =)

  5. Aisha - Weight Loss Blog

    July 8, 2011 at 1:48 AM

    Yep, but too bad so few people can stick to their goals! Motivation is really important.

  6. Como Bajar la panza

    June 22, 2011 at 4:35 AM

    All it took for me to lose weight was some really good goal and dedication. I started doing the power 90 series and after almost completing the training, I could say that I’m in the best shape of my life!! Everyone can do it if they are determine!

  7. Trinca Alex

    May 21, 2011 at 2:19 PM

    I am sure that the main problem for women when it comes to weight loss is “emotional eating” so therefor Emotional Health must come first, especially if you are a women and have weight loss problems !

  8. Flutteroo

    May 4, 2011 at 2:57 AM

    I’m so happy I stumbled upon this article. I have been searching for these details for a long time now. How do I go about being informed of there are any new posts? I’ve heard that a number of blogs provide an rss or something like that? Forgive me. Me and computers do not mix very well.

  9. Jitleka

    April 24, 2011 at 11:25 AM

    My goal is quit drinking and smoking : )

  10. provillus

    February 21, 2011 at 3:14 PM

    Well everyone wants to lose weight and stop smoking even in 2011. But why not accept if we have some more pounds …

  11. Resty

    January 17, 2011 at 7:19 PM

    Whatever goal is whether losing weight or quit the smoking habit is normally all in full swing in the beginning of the year. But the majority reverts back to the lazy way lifestyles. Meaning back to the way it was.

  12. Nancy

    December 10, 2010 at 8:12 AM

    well it is quite interesting to know about 2008 goal. now it is time for 2011. my goal is quit drinking.

  13. Mark

    December 8, 2010 at 10:21 AM

    Losing weight is as simple as eating paleo foods and exercising.

  14. Clintion Ley

    July 7, 2010 at 7:35 AM

    Losing weight is very difficult task. It’s a matter of burning more calories than you eat. But the various scientific techniques are there that helps you to lose weight quickly and safely. These techniques are quite effective and innovative.

    But whatever it’s a nice post. Superb!

  15. J.Donaldson

    June 19, 2010 at 2:47 AM

    Lossing weight is not easy. But if you keep trying, making exercises and never give up. You can see the results.

  16. Top 3 Acai Berry

    December 11, 2009 at 8:13 AM

    Excellent post, nice blog too…

  17. Jack Sillow

    November 28, 2009 at 12:17 PM

    The exact same thing can be said about people wishing to quit smoking. They just lack that extra nudge that will make them create a plan and stick to it.

    I also have an explanation for why this is happening, so if you’re interested please let me know.

  18. Rapid Weight Loss Solutions

    October 20, 2009 at 4:00 PM

    There are a lot of people who decide to lose weight on new years eve. Unfortunately they don’t stick to their resolution and put in the effort to achieve their goal. This is so sad. I know weight loss isn’t easy because I myself am a former overweight man. But I must tell you the effort of losing weight was worth it. I feel like a new man.

    PS: Fortunately I never had a smoking problem.

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