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By Laura Williams

Tired of making unrealistic promises only to find that the juicer's gathering dust and the Creme Egg ads are making you salivate?

It's time for a re-think. I've taken the top traditional New Year's resolutions and turned them into do-able, effective versions for you:

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The Wharf's Fitness Columnist Laura Williams tells us how to get the look of actor Matt Damon through tough bursts of high intensity training.

Zumba 142.jpgPounding the pavement and pumping iron isn'tfor everyone. If you need more a different kind of routine to make you get in your gym kit on, then classes can spur you on to get in shape.

Zumba Toning launches at Reebok Canary Wharf this month. The toning part refers to the addition of small hand held weights (toning sticks) the Zumba to the dance based workout set to Latin beats.

Fitness: Aqua Zumba

By Louisa Emery on November 14, 2011 1:18 PM |

zumba142.JPGDance your way to a better body with a pool party workout. Aqua Zumba takes the Latin rhythms and simple to follow moves of the biggest dance workout craze in recent years and drops them in the water.

I often find dance-based classes intimidating and an uncomfortable opportunity to highlight my lack of co-ordination so I haven't given Zumba a go yet.

Fitness: VIP personal training plan

By Louisa Emery on September 22, 2011 12:18 PM |

mark anthony142.jpgIt's not difficult to convince ourselves we are too busy to exercise.

In an era when people who are perfectly capable of trotting to the supermarket have their shopping delivered to their door, we like to ignore the fact that if we spent lest time frittering away the hours on Facebook we might have more time to focus on ourselves.

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