Fitness Forward In 2017

Anyone with a gym membership notices how crowded the gym gets in January. Anyone with a gym membership also notices how the crowd dissipates by Valentine's Day.

Joining a gym is the first step toward a healthier lifestyle, but that's all it is - a first step. How can you avoid the annual mass gym exodus this February? Planning steps two, three and four can be key to ensuring your New Year's health resolution doesn't flame out.

We asked the Women of the Channel online community to share some of their health and fitness goals for 2017. Here are some of favorites.