Meet your New Year’s resolutions in Lexington, KY

The biggest step in completing your New Year’s resolution? Show up.

A sunrise over a set of mountains with low clouds

The sun has risen on a new year, Lexington, let’s make it a good one. | Photo by Aaron Mikel

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Looking to meet your New Year’s resolution in Lexington? From feeling fit to finding more family time, check out our local resolution recommendations below.

Join a gym

  • LiveWELL | 333 E. Main St., Unit 185 | Wear that new workout gear you were gifted at a small-group, semi-private training session that’s custom designed just for you. Read about City Editor Molly’s experience here.
  • YMCA | Various locations | You can work out on the dozens of machines or try your hand at a group fitness class like cycling, TRX, or yoga.
  • Orangetheory Fitness | Various locations | Get your ticker (and your arms) pumping with heart rate-based interval training, that targets five different heart rate zones.
  • Didn’t see one that fit your needs? Check out our full list of locally-owned fitness spots, or switch things up with one of these alternative workouts.

Read more books

  • Lexington Public Library | Various locations | If you’re still hibernating in the month of January (hi, it’s us), download the Libby app to read books on your mobile devices like Kindle, iPad, or phone.
  • Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 161 Lexington Green Cir., Ste. B | Shop both floors to find everything from cookbooks to fiction and travel.
  • Black Swan Books | 505 E. Maxwell St. | For over 30 years, this has been the spot to find rare, out-of-print, and specialized books.

Practice self-care

  • Revive Sauna Studio | 451 S. Ashland Ave. | Press pause for 30 minutes in the sweat-inducing, spa-like atmosphere of this infrared sauna studio.
  • Be Medispa | 812 E. High St. | With dozens of treatments for any type of skincare concern, it’s no wonder this Chevy Chase spot was voted 2022 Best Med-Spa.
  • Renew Hydration | Mobile | Kick back and relax as Renew Hydration brings the vitamins and immunity boosters straight to you.

Take care of a pet

  • Southern Barker | 301 E. Vine St. and 1890 Star Shoot Pkwy. | Shop for canine accessories and treats or book a grooming service like a trim or a bath.
  • Yappy Place | 314/316 S. Ashland Ave. | Spoil your pup (and their pals) with a trip to this 1,500-sqft “amusement bark” complete with obstacle courses.
  • Pet Pedicure | At your home | Clipping your fur baby’s nails can be a daunting task. Kick back and leave this job to the pros, so you all can relax.

Learn about investing

  • Gratz Park Private Wealth | 110 E. Third St. | Connect + share your money story with a group of like-minded individuals at their quarterly happy hour and networking session, Women’s Wealth Alliance.
  • Vermillion Private Wealth | Call for an introduction | If terms like recession, bear market, and inflation make your head spin, this team can help you navigate investment management and financial planning.
  • Central Bank | Various locations | Look no further than the Central Investment Center to customize a plan for your personal financial goals including stock recommendations and estate planning.
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