The holidays were a blast, right? Now it's time to look ahead to those New Year's Resolutions. According to Health.com, each January about a third of us make some sort of pact with ourselves to make our lives better in the coming year. Here are some of our picks for gadget and aids to help you achieve one of your (possible) resolutions -- getting more exercise!

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The holidays were a blast, right? Now it's time to look ahead to those New Year's Resolutions. According to Health.com, each January about a third of us make some sort of pact with ourselves to make our lives better in the coming year. 75% of us stick to the goals for about a week and less than half are still on the right track six months later. Some of the top goals each year involve our health including to lose weight, get fit, quit smoking, and to cut down on stress. Thanks to innovative gadgets like fitness trackers and compact exercise machines, getting fit, or at least maintaining your fitness has never been easier. Just do it! Here are some of our picks for gadget and aids to help you achieve one of your (possible) resolutions -- getting more exercise! 

 

Fitness trackers like the Fitbit

The Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness tracker comes at many different price points and with features from simple calorie and step counters to full heart rate and sleep trackers. Maximize your heart rate using simplified heart rate zones, see call, text and calendar notifications and track all-day activity.

EZ Hula Fitness Exercise Chair

Sit at a desk all day? Make a resolution to work and work out at the same time. The EzHula Premium Exercise chair is great for home, the office and the gym. Using a hula hoop motion, this swinging chair  strengthens your posture and stay healthy while sitting down for hours  on end. Although you are completely still, your entire core and abdominal muscles must work hard to stabilize the rest of your body, so you actually burn calories and improve your core muscles. Use it while watching TV, hanging out wit the kids and at the office.  

Complete Resistance Bands Set

The Koncle Exercise Bands Set is under $18 and includes 5 bands, a door anchor, foam handles, ankle straps and a carrying case. It's perfect for going on business trips or vacations or if you have very little room at home. Build muscle, burn fat, explore cross fitness training, try Pilates and Yoga and so much more.  

 

Exercise Ball Chair

There are so many exercises you can do with the Mantra Sports BodyBall. This set is under $40 and gives you the inflatable ball, and exercise poster, attachable resistance bands, a removable stability base, quick inflation foot pump and ball tape measure.  "This multi-purpose home gym system has everything you need to support your fitness goals. Whether it’s Pilates, Yoga, CrossFit or a full body workout, you can burn fat and  tone all muscle groups with the professional grade ball, attachable resistance straps and the glossy A1 size exercise wall poster.

Stationary Exercise Bikes

Go a bit more full on with a stationary bike. Many are under $200 and take up very little space so they're great for small apartments, your deck or patio and for storing away when company comes. The Body Extreme Fitness Bike comes with resistance bands, a water bottle and a cooling towel. It's equipped with foot straps, comfortable ergonomic seat, tension knob and heavy duty 40 lb Flywheel for a smoother ride in the comfort of your own home.

Exciting Exercise Videos

If you get bored with your same old exercise routine, change it up frequently with on demand Yoga, Pilates and aerobics workout videos. Rent, buy and stream thousands of videos from Jillian Michaels 30-day Shred to the new Cize Dance Workout. which will help you get fit in 4 weeks with 6 dance courses and an Ab Workout on 3 DVDs.