10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

  1. Moderation – the first 2 bites taste the best. Control portions & leave some food on your plate
  2. Budget calories for indulgences – if you know there are special treats you want to enjoy, try to cut back on portions or eat lighter for some of your other meals that day
  3. Keep fuelled with healthy snacks – don’t let yourself get too hungry, as you’re more likely to overeat when your blood sugar is low. Eating small amounts every 3-4 hours keeps your metabolism humming
  4. Limit “tastes” while cooking – those extra nibbles add up
  5. Stay hydrated – drink plenty of water to stay satiated & keep your metabolism fired up
  6. Divert your attention – there’s more to a party than food! Focus on great conversation & connecting with friends
  7. Schedule in your workout – so you’re sure to fit it in. 20 minutes will be over in a flash!
  8. Bring nutritious and calorie-wise fare to social events – you’ll know exactly what you’re noshing
  9. Limit alcohol – when we drink we’re more likely to lose control of what we’re putting in our mouths. Sip water or club soda instead
  10. Build in fun movement – head outdoors for a walk or playing in the snow with family
Filed under: Articles

Tags: , ,

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


  • Testimonials

    “Thank you so much for the motivation and inspiration. Your classes have really helped me think beyond just caring for my children. They have helped me remember that I need to take time for myself.
    - Marta Mejia-Ritcey”
  • Mom of the Month

    Erin’s baby was only three months old when she saw a poster for CareerFit Mom in her neighbourhood.

    “I didn’t have any numerical goals – just wanted to kickstart a healthy and active routine in my life,” she says. Finding CareerFit Mom was the key. The exercise classes available were created with a new mom in mind ... More