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Is September the new January?

new year's By Melissa Roberson for

PreventionFor many September means back to school, but for those of us in the post-graduation crowd, September might mean back to commitment. Instead of the 3 R’s, resolutions to lose weight, get active and be more healthful are the new targets.

“September is a season of renewal,” says Liz Josefsberg, Director of Brand Advocacy at Weight Watchers and, as it happens, Jennifer Hudson’s meeting leader. “August is the end of vacation, lots of friends visiting, lots of chardonnay. By the end of August I feel people are exhausted, they want to start back up fast. September proves to be the perfect time.”

Keep reading to learn how you can recommit to your resolutions…

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