Blogs about Holidays

Love, Music of the 1960s, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

‘This the Season – Relax!

It all starts around the Thanksgiving time and, well, does not end until a few days after the New Year. Season parties, sometimes two a night, all the frenzy of gift-buying, sending the cards – be it by the snail mail or in their electronic version – while trying to manage our usual daily lives and duties… Our days have not enough of hours, our nutrition slacks and the first thing to “go” and not happen is your daily visit to the gym or your daily walk.A recipe for physical and mental disaster.

Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

 The holiday season is underway and, and for some, that also means holiday weight gain. A lot of numbers are thrown around with regards to how much weight people actually gain. The truth is, the “average” person gains about three to five pounds during the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. 

Holiday Survival Guide

We’re just a couple weeks away until we get to enjoy the company of family and friends for Thanksgiving.  Even better is the fact that most of us have multiple families to go visit, which means we have multiple meals to feast on.  It’s the best when everyone in the family brings their A-game to the table to make some sort of dish or desert.  THE BEST!So how do you get to enjoy these dishes guilt-free?You have to make something healthy, of course…

Stay on the Fit Holidays Track!

So, we all sort of start feelin’ this pre-Holiday rush… Soon, it will be one party here, another there, two over the same weekend… And all this can easily result in pounds accumulating all over our bodies! We can do many things to stop them from creeping on our (Fit-Fit) physiques.First, it is all in planning. Bring your own food to the parties! Prepare a clean, lean and mean food item, bring it in and eat it!

A Halloween Blog from the Point of View of a Yogini

This blog follows some ideas we were exploring in class this week. 

5 Practical Ways To Maintain Your Fitness This Holiday Season

Eat, drink, and be merry. It’s that time of year again. So before we kick off this month and a half marathon of good times and overindulging, let me weigh in with 5 practical steps you can take between now and New Year’s Eve to minimize set backs and help you to maintain your fitness this holiday season.

Healthy Brownies for April Fool's Day

April Fool's Day can be really tough so I decided to make some brownies for my girls to take to school to help lift their spirits. 

Opinion: Why Exercise-Based Video Games Are NOT the Future of Fitness

If you've purchased a gaming console in the last five years, then you're more than familiar with the many different attempts that have been made at fitness-oriented gaming. From XBox Kinect to various Wii fitness programs, there are more virtual options to partake in fitness in the comfort of your own home than ever before. 

5 Simple Tricks To Avoid Packing On The Pounds

 There's no denying it any longer: the holiday season is officially here. And you know what that means: holiday food, and lots of it. Sugary, buttery, carb-packed, delicious holiday food.