Losing weight and exercise are usually among Americans' top New Year's resolutions, from which the weight loss industry rakes in billions of dollars.

But if you're trying to exercise and lose weight it can be an overwhelming process. With all the health and fitness information out there -- some of which is contradictory -- getting started can be tough.

I thought maybe we could help each other out by sharing little tricks or nuggets of information on weight loss and exercise to ease the stress of wading through all the information.

Do you have a helpful weight loss or exercise tip or trick?