Did you resolve this past New Years Day to start living and eating more healthfully? January 1, 2014 may already seem a distant memory for some of us, but for 94% of the respondents in this survey, the promise they made to buckle down and get fit is apparently still fresh in their minds.
In this day and age, our weight, fitness and overall wellness has never been more important. Luckily, there have also never been more tools to help us stay in shape and watch what we put in our bodies. This new infographic from Fluential, the makers of a soon-to-launch wellness app called Calio, surveyed those who made the New Year’s resolution to lose weight, eat better or get in shape. The results of who is sticking with their diet – and the tools used to help them succeed – may surprise you.
According to the Calio infographic, a whopping 95.8% of those who use technology (apps, Wi-Fi scales or wearables) find it helpful or extremely helpful in achieving their goals. The infographic lists the reasons many of start diets in the first place, the most popular diets, the average amount of weight lost, as well as demographics and exercise frequency.
Go ahead: take a look and share your comments with us. And if you fell off the ‘healthy living' wagon on January 2, don’t worry – there are still plenty of days left in 2014 to make good on your resolution. [Calio App]