Blogs about Holidays

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.

Thank You

Thank you for all the medical trials so when the time and opportunity comes to choose self-improvement, we value the cost of associated risks and possess the wisdom and bravery to make positive changes.Every day is given physical, mental, and emotional value and meaning. Thank you for ongoing years of hard work pursuing careers while supporting a family, for the internal passion and fire to work above and beyond every day before parenting be

Holiday tips cont.'d

I often tell clients that they can have a 2 lbs allowance for the holidays. It forces them to be mindful and it leads to them actually losing weight over the holidays. Also, understand what a second helping actually means calorie wise and you might think twice. Another big no no is mistaking thirst for hunger. Make it a point to push the water intake. And lastly, remember we are relational beings and people are more important than food. Hard to appreciate them if you're in a food coma.

Regurgitated holiday tips

Posted by Nicki Anderson Edited by Functional Fitness of DuPage Julie Burks explains: -adhere to regular workouts -follow a meal plans (breakfast every day, frequent small meals, fruits and veggies at each meal and sufficient water) -eat a healthy snack before attending holiday gatherings -go easy on alcohol, caffeine, energy drinks and soda -eat foods that combat stress (salmon, tuna, turkey, chicken, beans and legumes, walnuts and other nuts, flaxseed, olive oil, whole grains, oats, asparagus, spinach and other dark green veggies, pomegranate, berries and dark chocolate (72% cocoa o

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!  If you've listened to or read any holiday news, you know the average American can easily eat over 4,000 calories during a Thanksgiving meal.

The Requisite Holiday Survival Guide (Because of Course we will be Running from Hordes of Zombie Twinkies) with a Twist (Joke)

Flexibility is about more than Hamstrings 

Holiday Fit Tips - A Different Approach

It's that time of year again. The holidays are fast approaching and, while we may be feeling the excitement, we may also be dreading the toll they take on our well-being, our wallets and, of course, our weight. The many weeks between Thanksgiving and the new year are, for most of us, the most taxing and the most challenging when it comes to our physical and emotional health. Many people actually feel depressed, anxious, resentful, etc.

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