Commitment Day–Be Active New Year’s Day!

Commitment Day–Be Active New Year’s Day!

I love being active on New Year’s day, it means I’m starting off on the right foot as I enter in to a wonderful new year. I’m also reminded why I love to stay dedicated to living healthy and being fit–it FEELS so good!

Every New Year’s eve, my husband and I have a hard time staying up late. We want to wake up at the crack of dawn and hit the ski slopes. With most everyone else hung over or still in bed, we end up having all of Mt. Baldy (in Sun Valley, Idaho) to ourselves; and we get to make first tracks on the freshly groomed snow.

My family shares a similar tradition of being active on New Year’s day as opposed to staying up late and partying on New Year’s eve. We make sure to still bang pots and pans the night before and we usually end up celebrating NYC time out in Idaho so we can feel like we get the full effect!

This year Commitment day is making it easy to be active on New Year’s day. If you’re not on the ski slopes or already planning to do something fit and fun on January 1st, here’s something to consider:

COMMITMENT DAY

New York City — Life Time — The Healthy Way of Life Company is producing the first ever Commitment Day, a fitness revolution urging all Americans to commit to a healthy and active way of life.  Commitment Day kicks off on January 1st at 11 am EST with the Commitment Day 5K, a nationwide pledge and simultaneous run/walk dedicated to starting the year off on the right foot. 

What:          Hundreds of thousands of runners and walkers in over 30 major cities across the US, including New York, will participate in a simultaneous 5k run/walk

Who:           New Yorkers of all ages and physical abilities committing to a healthy way of life

When:        January 1, 2013 – Start: 11:00 am (EST)

Where:       To find location near you, visit www.commitmentday.comNYC location: Pier 84, Hudson River Park, W 43rd St & 12th Ave, New York, NY – http://www.commitmentday.com/content/new-york-city

Why:          To kick-off a health and wellness revolution, inspiring Americans to commit to living and supporting a healthy and active way of life.  It’s a movement to unify the nation around a cause for much needed change, before it is irreversible.

Registration:    For more information and to register for the 5k, visit: http://www.commitmentday.com

Use the code CORP0598 for $5 off registration nationally.


Kristin McGee is a celebrity yoga and Pilates instructor in New York City. She is the star of over 100 videos, a contributing editor at Health Magazine and a spokeswoman for many brands and causes she believes in. Kristin also appears frequently on television. A proud mom to three, she sure keeps herself busy!

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