ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. -

February 18th is known as the "Fitness Cliff". Gold's Gym says research shows that this is the day when new year's resolutions take a plunge and gym attendance starts to decline.

Jane Seymour is a personal trainer at Gold's Gym in Roanoke County and she says February 18th is the six-week mark and that's when most people hit a plateau. "Results may cease and it's hard to keep going when you quit seeing results, but if you keep going the results will come back," explained Seymour. 

Seymour suggests joining a fitness class with a group. "If you walk into a class don't be afraid. Let the instructor know you're new, everyone will welcome you and help you get set up, tell you what's going to happen and you'll always find a few friends."

And if you can't make it to the gym or you're on vacation, have a few workout items with you so there's no excuse not to burn some calories. Seymour says a jump rope is great for cardio, a tube for resistance training, and a medicine ball.