As part of making annual New Year's resolutions, many of us resolve to get in shape and eat healthy. In this podcast, New Orleans fitness expert Mackie Shilstone shares some expert advice about how we can best take care of our bodies. As legions of professional athletes and health conscious individuals can attest, no one is more qualified to educate and inspire than New Orleans' own Shilstone. In this podcast, he explains how important visualization is to successfully achieve a fitness goal, and also gives us some tips to make small adjustments to achieve our long term goals. According to Shilstone, joining a gym is not necessary for everyone. Shilstone does point out that for those who have not exercised in a while, getting a doctor's okay is necessary before embarking on an exercise program.