Let’s face it: Thanksgiving is a
holiday centered around food—delicious, mouth-watering, carb- and
fat-loaded food. And for a holiday that comes around just once a
year, that’s A-OK! But loading up on your favorite dishes at the
dinner table can make ya feel sluggish if your body isn’t able to
burn those babies off. Do yourself a favor and sneak in an A.M.
workout sesh so you can feel fab morning, noon and night.
It’s all about the intervals!
Studies show that intervals are the
best way to get your blood pumping—and calories
burning—effectively. Pick your favorite exercise (we love
kickboxing, biking and jumping rope) and vary the intensity. Get the
411 on interval training here.
Grab the fam
Got cousins in town? Pull them off the
couch and get moving. Strap on rollerblades, play some one-on-one or
grab the old pigskin and score yourself a touchdown. Turning exercise
into a game will get your mind off of the dreaded notion of working
out—who cares about burning calories when bragging rights are at
Don’t go overboard
Come feast time, feel free to eat what
you want sans guilt. How often do you get to indulge in three kinds
of pies or mashed potatoes and mac ‘n’ cheese? Do
keep your serving sizes under control, and when you feel full, do
yourself a favor and stop eating. You’ll avoid that
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 11/23/2011 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN body, weight, healthy ways to lose weight, eating, healthy eating 101, how to cut out junk food, health, fitness, holiday, thanksgiving, fall