Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

The dreaded holiday weight gain…we all know what it is and most of us fall victim to it every year. Yep, that extra 5-10 lbs we habitually put on every year and then have to fight to get it off! Well, what if we could avoid the holiday weight gain? Here are Some Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain: Track What You’re Eating Whether you decide to use an app or go old school with a pen and paper, tracking what you eat can help you to realize what you are putting into your body and help avoid consuming too many calories. Get Moving During the holiday season, you are probably eating more calories than normal. As a result, it is important to get more exercise to help combat the surge in daily calories. Start small, aim for a 30-minute walk every day. Know What You’re Eating Before you grab those holiday cookies and that glass of eggnog, know what you are eating. With so many mobile apps and tools, it is easy than ever to know how many calories, grams of fat, carbohydrates, sugars, etc. are in foods before you eat them. Weigh Yourself A great way to avoid … Continue reading Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain