Weight Loss Tips
are afraid of gaining weight over the December holidays, but in
reality, there are many holidays throughout the year that can ruin
a weight loss plan. Whether it’s egg nog on the New Year’s
Day holiday, barbecues on July 4th, candy on Halloween, or the Thanksgiving
feast, each holiday contributes countless calories to the typical
diet. Does celebrating a holiday mean that weight loss is a lost
No, of course,
not. Holiday weight loss is just as possible as any other type of
weight loss. What is needed, however, is a plan. By carefully monitoring
your calorie intake and following these holiday weight loss tips,
you can go through the entire year at a healthy weight and still
enjoy a holiday treat:
- Save holiday treats for parties
only and do not stock holiday goodies at home.
- Choose your holiday calories
wisely. Only eat something if you really love it.
- Keep up with your exercise
program, and kick it up a few notches if possible.
- Find other excuses to exercise
and burn calories such as playing sports at parties or walking
in shopping malls.
- Limit high calorie drinks,
whether alcoholic or not.
- Bring low-calorie treats
like veggies and fruits to holiday gatherings.
- Drink a glass of water before
Since losing weight
during the holidays may be extremely difficult, one of the most
important holiday weight loss tips is to focus on maintaining your
weight instead of losing weight. By maintaining your weight during
the holidays, and losing weight in between the holidays, your weight
loss goals should be well within reach.