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Start thinking about where you want to be by January and then 6 months, and 1 year from now. “Set realistic goals around performance or inches and try not to worry too much about the scale,” Michelle Roots, resident fitness expert and trainer for Trainerize, says. Choose an outfit you would love to wear on Christmas day that might be a bit tight right now, and then set your goal to work hard and look amazing in that dress, she adds.