Hauling your ass into a gym and onto a treadmill on January 1 is never as easy as drinking all those beers or eating all those leftovers. We get that. It’s probably why, despite all good intentions, more than 90 per cent of people fall off the fitness bandwagon by the time February rolls its way around.

But what if we told you there was a secret to keeping your New Year’s resolution, maintaining your get-fit-focus all the way through 2017 and beyond, all while maximising the results of your workout? It’s simple – start now.

Research carried out at University College London has shown that a new habit such as a fitness regime can be formed in as few as 21 days. So starting before the masses take part in the great migration to the gym not only puts you ahead of the pack, but also bolsters your chances of sticking at it.

To help get you going, we invited fitness guru, INSANITY workout creator and man-motivating machine Shaun T to take part in an exclusive Facebook Live event. Watch the full video below now: