How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The average person will gain weight during the holidays. That’s just the way it goes. Not only do we usually consume more food during the holidays, but we’re also exercising less, sleeping less, and most of us are stressed out a lot more.

This is the recipe for the perfect storm, and your waistline can easily expand during the holiday season. It you’re interested in keeping the weight off, it’s important that you focus on the task at hand and approach the holidays with a sense of control. Without it, you could be looking at a new wardrobe consisting of black shirts and sweatpants!

Avoiding the Holiday Weight Gain

Of course you’re going to want to snack. It’s just natural. When you get that urge, however, be sure to snack healthy. Go ahead and grab a turkey sandwich on wheat with some fresh veggies on that. Satisfy your cravings in a healthy way.

One Response to How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

  1. It's always a good thing to have a plan "before" the holidays start. Have a certain amount of food that you are going to eat...and don't go over that amount.

    Remember that it's OK to turn down that extra piece of pie that your favorite aunt made!

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