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Holiday Survival Guide

Always a good repost . . . Here’s your Holiday Survival Guide:  Learn How to Get Through the Holidays With No Regrets

As a personal trainer, I’ve been told many times “I’ll start eating healthy . . .”

  • Tomorrow.
  • After this party or that party.
  • After graduation.
  • After my vacation.
  • Or the biggie . . . “I will start eating healthier after the Holidays”.  You might want to rethink this, since every month of the year has some sort of holiday, vacation, party or life event:
    • October – Halloween
    • November – Thanksgiving
    • December – Christmas
    • January – New Year’s
    • February – Valentine’s Day
    • March – Spring Break
    • April – Easter
    • May – Memorial Day/Mother’s Day
    • June – Father’s Day/Graduations/
    • Summer starts
    • July – 4th of July/Summer Parties
    • August – Summer/Busy with school
    • September – Labor Day

Then . . . Guess What?? It’s October again . . .
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No resolutions. Only Fitolutions!

You are What You Eat?  So what does that make you?

Holidays are over or are they?  The cycle begins all over again with the New Year, Valentine’s, Easter, etc.

Do you plan to keep indulging or is it time to D.I.E.T.?   We’ve talked before about the issues with the many diets out there.

                         FAD                           temporary                   holiday
stressful                            boredom                          Parties

Time to focus on energy, moods, the positives. That’ll give you both a jumpstart and a goal to live and eat healthier.

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Stay ahead of the Holiday Food Game

At least another week (probably two) of parties, fancy restaurants, holiday goodies and many temptations?

  1. How to conquer obstacles before they physically appear?Plan friendly meals.  Are you lucky enough to live at a health spa or have a personal chef?  If not, then you know that “Eating well doesn’t happen by accident … You have to make it happen with planning and prep.”

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Put That Cookie Down! Arnold Schwarzenegger

Are you told “Don’t eat the Christmas cookies!”
by your trainer or yourself?

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Put That Cookie Down!
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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