Resolution repertoires often remain the same year-to-year. Whether it is to live a healthier lifestyle or make smarter financial choices, the most common resolutions are achievable right here in your backyard. Take a look at America's top five resolutions and how to make them a reality in Farmingdale:
Lose weight: Join a local gym. Farmingdale offers a number of fitness facilities. One of Farmingdale's newest additions, Retro Fitness, located at 1041 Rte. 109, opened its doors in early 2010. Retro Fitness offers affordable membership plans, a large selection of exercise machines and a professional staff. "Our big thing is a friendly environment," said Retro Fitness Manager Chris Pelan. "We provide a clean facility with state of the art equipment and everyone is greeted with a smile. We welcome everybody." Other great places to begin your get-fit resolution in Farmingdale could be , , , or .
Be less stressed: Sign up for a yoga class. Everyone has heard the rumors about yoga - how relaxing it can be, and how wonderful the long term affects are for those who stick with it. According to Nicole Tzen, owner of in Farmingdale, nothing could be more relaxing for the upcoming year. "It's changed their lives," Tzen said of some of her longterm students. "They relieve stress and back pain, and many people sleep better. They grow to love it." Inner Balance also offers massage therapy, meditation workshops and holistic lifestyle counseling.
Get out of debt: Create a realistic financial plan for yourself. Meet with a financial advisor at one of the many banks in Farmingdale. , , and Bethpage Federal Credit Union are just some of the local banks offering one-on-one support and a wide range of account services. Private accountants and financial advisors are also available in Farmingdale to help you get your funds back in order. Chris Shouler of specializes in individual and business banking, investing and financial guidance.
Quit Smoking: Try to keep your health in check. Visit your doctor to learn about alternatives to smoking and what you can do to kick the habit for good. It's never easy, and in this economy there's no better time to quit. The Long Island Medical Group at Doctors Immediate Care, found at 1111 Broadhollow Road, is a great place to start. A professional staff of doctors, nurses and assistants focus primarily on cardiology and internal medicine for patients of all ages.
Spend more time with family: It's always hard to squeeze in as much family time as everybody would like. Besides the nightly or weekly meals together at home, try to take the family out for a night. offers fun for adults and children, and gives families a choice of dinner, games, drinks or all three. is a family friendly restaurant which features breakfast, lunch, dinner a famous kids menu at affordable prices. The in Airport Plaza is a fun night out as well, playing a a variety of popular current films for all ages. For a family fun night at home, you can visit Blockbuster on Rte. 109 to pick up a movie and snacks.