We had such good intentions when we made our New Year resolutions. We were going to get fit, lose weight, and be more healthy in 2017. So what happened? We tried various things, but they weren’t for us. Here are 7 examples of what can happen when you try to get fit and healthy…

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1. Run For Your Life…

Jogging was too much for us! Pink face, aching ankles and calves, it’s not easy. But let’s face it, if Mo Farrah can slip up, so can we. Although he did go on to win a gold medal. Check out Mo’s tumble…

2. We Shall Go To The Balls!

Strutting your stuff is a great way to get in shape. But we weren’t sure we had rhythm. Then on Strictly we saw Ed Balls and Katya Jones salsa to Gangnam Style and realised if Ed could throw shapes like that, maybe there’s hope for us yet. Here’s Ed in action…

3. In The Swim

We’re told it’s one of the best exercises, you’re weightless and won’t strain yourself, plus it uses all your muscles. Yes, swimming is so good for you. But first things first, you have to get in the pool and, as you can see, it’s not always that easy…

4. On Yer Bike!

Cycling is another brilliant, fun activity. But it’s not as easy as it looks. This cyclist had an unfortunate accident when his bike attempted to do a front flip without telling him. Luckily, he was OK and just suffered a few scratches and bruises. The biggest dent was to his bike…and his ego!

5. Salad Days

You’re sick of rabbit food. It’s so boring! But what if you could make it more interesting? You can turn uninspiring carrots and cucumber into this delicious-looking dish really simply. You too could make this pretty heart-shaped flower out of dreary veg…

6. Tread Carefully…

Working out at a gym wasn’t really your thing. You’d been thinking about setting up a treadmill at home, so you could just jump on and run a few miles whenever you felt in the mood. It seemed like a good idea, until you saw this…

7. Dancing Queen

Zumba looks like a lot of fun. But, as we said before, we don’t have natural rhythm. However, you decided not to let that put you off, and tried to convince yourself it couldn’t be that hard. Or could it? See for yourself…

What have you failed at when it comes to fitness? Let us know below…