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Keeping resolutions

Thursday, December 29, 2011

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Numerous machines at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston were in use on Wednesday evening. That number is sure to increase next week as many local residents will make a resolution of getting in better shape.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
Mental, physical health part of New Year's resolutions

news@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- With the holidays over, more people are focusing on making those New Year's resolutions.

The beginning of a new year brings an opportune time to start a new exercise program, get the home organized or learn a new hobby.

Kenny Stone, health and fitness director at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston, offered suggestions for keeping resolutions to improve health -- which are among the most popular resolutions made each year. He said setting and recognizing realistic goals is a first step to achieving a resolution, such as weight loss.

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