Here’s the most popular New Year’s resolution in Georgia

How to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions The hardest part about setting goals at the beginning of each year is making sure you stick to doing them! Columbia University professor Donald Edmondson says it's important to have a plan and set measurable goals. He adds that you should map out each step. “In order to be successful at changing behaviors, the first step is almost always setting an intention, and that’s what New Year’s resolutions are about.” - Donald Edmondson, via CNBC Make It “Change doe

A survey conducted by discovered that fitness ranks as a top resolution made year after year. But what good is that if you can't show off the results by taking that svelte new figure around the globe? At least, that may be what Georgians are thinking with their top two New Year's resolutions.

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More than 1,000 American consumers were surveyed. The results found that exercising more, saving money and traveling were the top three resolutions that Americans opted  to do this year. And it’s been that way for the last three years.

As for how all that breaks down, 36% of those surveyed hoped to exercise more or lose weight. Saving money earned 27% of votes and 18% of survey takers wished to travel more. Hopes of getting a new job or hobby, finding love and making new friends were also some resolutions. They earned 8%, 7% and 4% of votes respectively.

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In Georgia, the No. 1 resolution was increased fitness while traveling was the No. 2 resolution.

With getting in shape being a top priority, Mayo Clinic has some suggestions about how to make it happen. It’s recommended that steady exercise like brisk walking for 30 minutes is worked in at least 5 days a week. If you’re hoping to get more active to lose weight, Mayo advises you to “make a plan to address other stresses in your life first, such as financial problems or relationship conflicts."

Setting a start date and sticking with it is recommended as well as setting process goals like, "walk 30 minutes every weekday" rather than outcome goals like “lose 10 pounds," for example.