Day one for New Year's resolutions

By Alicia Nieves

January 2, 2014 Updated Jan 2, 2014 at 7:43 PM EDT

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The first day of 2014 marked the first day for many in the Twin Tiers to start their New Year's resolutions.

Some resolutions don't require much physical effort.

"I want to spend more time with my family and stop drinking as much coffee," said Mike Kent, of Binghamton.

For others, their goals required a little more sweat.

"For my New Year's resolution this year, I weighed in at 135 pounds and I am hoping to get to 150," said Timothy Sengsourichanh, who was working out in Planet Fitness.

"I am going to add more cardio to my workout regiment," said Angela Callahn, general manager at Planet Fitness.

Self improvement, in the form of working out or eating healthier, was the most common resolution theme.

As early as last week, gym employees said they saw a spike in the number of new members enrolling for memberships.

"We’ve had a big rush of memberships just recently, and I think that’s all due to the New Year, gonna get fit,” said Diane Bailey, a Planet Fitness representative.

Most gyms and grocery stores have sales on membership and healthier foods, to help with achieving those new goals -- and make them last longer than a month.

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