Can you stick to them or are they torn up before January is out?
For a bit of fun Richard Fidler has tried to work out what some of our leading sports personalities will be resolving to do in 2012.
Danny Wilson, Sheffield United manager... to ensure any gathering of Unitedites in the Bramall Lane carpark are celebrating promotion and not calling for his head.
Gary Megson, Sheffield Wednesday manager... to get the Owls out of League One by any means necessary and continue the club’s renaissance.
Dean Saunders, Doncaster Rovers manager... to get the best out of the all the players coming through the revolving door at the Keepmoat and keep Rovers in the Championship.
Keith Hill, Barnsley manager... to get to 50 points as quickly as possible and mount a last ditch play-off bid.
John Sheridan, Chesterfield manager... to lift the Spireites flagging spirits and make the first half of 2012 as good as the first half of 2011.
Andy Scott, Rotherham United manager... to bring League One football to the Millers’ brand, spanking new New York stadium.
Ryan Finnerty, Sheffield Steelers coach... to beat arch rivals Nottingham Panthers and win the League and Play-offs.
Kell Brook, Sheffield boxer... to continue conquest of the American market and bring a welterweight world title back to the Ingle gym.
Ryan Rhodes, former two-time world title challenger... to regain Europe title against undefeated Belarussian Sergey Rabchenko.
Jamie McDonnell, Doncaster bantamweight... to retain his European belt against Frenchman Malik Bouziane and head towards the world stage.
Jessica Ennis, European heptathlon champion... to hold off the challenge of Tatyana Chernova and win Olympic gold in London.
Atiba Lyons, Sheffield Sharks coach... to bring the BBL Championship back to Sheffield for the first time since 2003.
Mark Aston, Sheffield Eagles coach... to return to the Grand Final and position the Eagles as a future Super League club.
Joe Root, Yorkshire opening batsman... to lead the revival of the once mighty Tykes back to Division One of County Championship cricket.
Paul Goodison, Olympic gold medallist sailor... to retain his Olympic gold and confirm his title of the world’s best pound-for-pound sailor.
Sarah Stephenson, taekwondo world champion... to add Olympic gold to her world title and continue to be an inspirational figure across the sporting world.
Ben Swift, Tour de France cyclist... to keep his place in Sky’s squad for the Tour de France and win a stage at the world’s greatest cycle race.
Nick Matthew, former world squash number one... to regain his position as best in the world from great Yorkshire rival James Willstrop.
Andre Bester, Rotherham Titans head coach... to make the Titans the outstanding team in the Championship and challenge for the end of season Play-offs crown.
Brett Davey, Doncaster Knights director of rugby... to lead the Knights to a successful second half of the season and finish above South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham.