12/31/2010 11:25 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New Year's Resolutions: Start 2011 Off Right In Chicago (PHOTOS)

With a new year just around the corner, many people have been vowing to improve themselves in 2011.

For those looking to shed a few pounds, personal trainer Cori Safe shared a few tips.

"I would say that my best advice is to listen to your body and when you feel energetic and excited about exercising, then do it! Lots of it! That is when you will be your strongest and have your best workouts," Safe said. "For most people, this is right after the first of the year, but it can also come in spurts every couple of weeks."

Whether it has to do with being healthy, kicking old habits, or losing those few pounds, check out our guide to help you achieve those goals.

Good luck and Happy New Year!

2010 Resolutions