It has reached the point that all the festive temptations have been cleared from the fridge and Brits finally feel motivated to kickstart their healthy new years. With 41% of people admitted to breaking their new year's resolutions already, 38% of people plan to get back on track this week.

QVC, the leading video and ecommerce retailer, questioned over 2,000 people to find the best ways to keep motivated and on track during January. A fifth (26%) will listen to empowering music, 18% say they they will look at a photograph of their slimmer self, and 13% say they will turn to social media to follow inspirational health and fitness personalities. One in ten (11%) will keep a picture of their ideal celebrity body shape to keep them motivated.

Whilst half of people (50%) say they are self-motivated, one in ten (9%) will call on friends to help them follow their new regime by holding them to account if they fall off the healthy eating and exercising wagon. Liverpool takes the crown as the most self-motivated city with 58% of Liverpudlians claiming to be self-motivated.

Top 5 Things That Keep People Motivated

1. Music (26%)

2. Photo of slimmer self (18%)

3. Bloggers and social media inspiration (13%)

4. Celebrities (11%)

5. Personal trainer (10%)

Top 10 Most Motivating Songs

1. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

2. Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

3. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor

4. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

5. What a Feeling - Irene Cara

6. Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terral

7. Let's Get Physical - Olivia Newton John

8. Harder, Better, Faster - Daft Punk

9. Cheerleader - OMI

10. Where Are You Now - Justin BIeber

Top 10 Self-Motivated Cities

1. Liverpool (58%)

2. Glasgow (57%)

3. Cambridge (56%)

4. London (56%)

5. Leeds (54%)

6. Aberdeen (50%)

7. Worcester (49%)

8. Newcastle (48%)

9. Bristol (48%)

10. Cardiff (46%)

Jason Vale, celebrity wellbeing expert, comments "If you're like the majority of people, you may well just be feeling a little, well, delicate after the onslaught of Christmas and New Year. Chances are you may also have overindulged somewhat and your mind is probably screaming, 'I NEED A DETOX!' But don't worry if attempts haven't gone to plan - today marks the day that people can restart their new year's health and fitness regimes without the fear of temptation leading them to fall off the wagon."

As part of #QVCWellbeing at QVC, the retailer has teamed up with celebrity juicing expert, Jason Vale, to offer tips on staying motivatived during January.

Jason Vale's Top 10 Motivational Commandments

1. Tell the people close to you that you love them.

2. Visualise your goals on a daily basis.

3. Feed your body nourishing foods.

4. Feed your mind nourishing information.

5. Have a glass of freshly extracted juice daily.

6. Take physical exercise and get plenty of fresh air every day.

7. Treat others as you would like others to treat you.

8. Do something worthwhile for someone else every day.

9. Be grateful for what you have, not what you think you can't have.

10. Understand at any given moment you have the choice - embrace life!

Make this a healthy new year!

Make this a healthy new year!


by for www.femalefirst.co.uk