Area gyms seeing uptick in early signups ahead of New Year’s

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet?

Local gyms say people are signing up early this year. Fitness Connection in Greenville is seeing a boost in people hitting the treadmill a week early.

Many people say they want to beat the rush and start getting into a routine.

Fitness trainer Ian Smith said it’s important to not push yourself too hard when you first start out.

“Set a realistic goal and come in like two to three times a week to start and working your way up is what a lot of people do and it’s a lil easier for them,” said Ian Smith, fitness manager. He said to remember, if you want to lose weight, you also need to eat healthy.

For more tips on how to get healthy, click here.

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