Hell YEAH !!!
It's time for our Happier for the Holidays Challenge!
What does that mean for you?
Ok ok it's more than just stickers, but lets be honest we all get excited about earning stickers
So if you want to..
Tackle an achievable attendance goal!
Build some healthy habits along the way
Get to the Holidays feeling happy and confident
Focus on your overall wellbeing
All while earning stickers? This is the Challenge for you! Sign ups need to be in by November 12th! LETS DO THIS!!! Speaking of Holidays ...
Do you find it harder to stay on track over the Holidays?
Here’s how to stay fit this holiday season:
Holiday Fitness Tip #1: It’s All About Moderation
Don’t try to deprive yourself of all the foods you love, this is unrealistic. Instead, be smart about what you choose to eat. Enjoy your very favorite flavors of the season, but in moderation. Trim calories where you can by only eating those rich foods that you really enjoy.
Also, be sure to limit the number of alcoholic beverages you drink. These drinks are typically filled with tons of sugary calories. Try alternating an alcoholic drink with a non-alcoholic drink like sparkling water.
Holiday Fitness Tip #2: Fiber is Your Friend
Here’s a simple tip that most people overlook when loading up their plates at holiday gatherings…fill up on fiber first. You see, if you are eating a plate that’s mostly fibrous vegetables and greens, leaving only a moderate amount of room for the dishes full of fats and carbs, then your net calorie intake for the meal will be dramatically lower than if you had eaten more of the carb and fat dishes.
While this tip is super effective during the holidays, it’s also a technique that you can carry with you throughout the rest of the year to stay happy while still indulging in what you love. The key is to eat less of the rich, calorie dense foods and more of the lower calorie, high fiber foods.
Holiday Fitness Tip #3: Exercise is a MUST Many people let their workouts go to the wayside during the busy holiday weeks, however I am here to tell you how important it is that you keep your workouts a priority. I know it’s harder to get into the gym when it’s cold outside, and when you’re tired from getting ready for the holidays, but that act of lacing up your shoes, sweating, and getting the endorphins flowing makes a huge impact on your overall fitness. Not only are you burning calories and stoking your metabolism, by exercising every single day you are keeping fitness at the forefront of your mind. It may sound like a small thing but getting into the gym forces you to remember your fitness goals and this small act will help you make better decisions throughout the rest of your day. All of these small efforts add up, my friend, and you are able to do them all without sacrificing the fun or the flavors of the season. You can do this! I am passionate about seeing my clients achieve results—and maintaining those results throughout the holiday season and beyond. Call or email today to get started on my best available program.