Tips to Keep Away from Holiday Weight Gain

Experts say portion control is key when the temptations are endless.

Almost all the people try to keep their selves fit and control their eating habits to not gain more weight. But, it becomes quite difficult, when you are having coming holidays, and the festive holiday treats and foods can’t be ignored as they are so delicious and healthy. This is the perfect chance to get more calories almost from every place you are supposed to be going. From office parties to lunch and dinner with friends and family, your dream of staying in a fit shape destroys, as you have to eat all those appetizing and rich in calories foods.

The alcohol and desserts are especially loved by everyone during holiday seasons, which is why people usually overindulge their selves with such foods. But, when this pretty and sparkly period of life over, you gain too much weight which can’t be eliminated in an easy way. So, it is better to take care of yourself from the beginning, and do not let the food to attract you this much.

In this article, I am going to tell you how you can avoid gaining weight during your holidays with some easy steps. It is possible to treat yourself with holiday foods but you can also stay fine if you follow what I am going to tell you here.

7 Tips to Keep Away From Holiday Weight Gain

  1. Eat Something before Going to the Party

It is observed that most of the people do not eat when they are going to the parties, and there they tend to eat loads of the unhealthy snacks because of the hunger. This is a completely bad and unhealthy habit, because when you loads of eat rich foods on an empty stomach, you let the fat to store in the body, which is why; you start gaining more weight. During the holidays, you also can’t consume these calories, which becomes very troublesome at the end, when you are again having a fatty belly.

  1. Focus on Socialization More than Food

You can stay fit when you focus on socializing with the people, whether family or friends than to eat food. A healthy conversation does not only make you happy, but can also help you stay healthy, because you do not spend more time on food. Another advantage is the healthy relationship with the people throwing the party, because your relation with them will become stronger and happier. You can eat something healthier before going to the parties as well, which will make you healthy and fit, and will also help you in not eating more food at the parties.

  1. Take Count

It is better to watch out for what you are eating, instead of eating everything offered to you. This way, you can not only control your weight but also eat healthy snacks during your holiday period. Keep tracking of your food is very easy if you know about the balanced and healthier diet due to your previous experience with the weight loss.

  1. Make an Exercise Schedule

During normal days, it is very important to give yourself 30 to 40 minutes for exercise everyday to lose weight, but I know it is very hard to manage a timetable of exercise during holidays. But, as it is very important, and your time is as well, so if you can’t manage 30 minutes each day, try to start with a smaller time period and gradually increase it every day with some additional minutes. This way, you will be able to increase your heart rate, and you will then able to burn more calories to meet your weight loss goals.

  1. Improve Your Strength

Improved metabolism can provide improved strength and stamina. During holidays, you need that strength to enjoy every day to the fullest, with your loved ones, and it can only be achieved if you burn more fat through exercises, and if your intake of calories is less than the fat present in your body. This way, your body will utilize that fat and will help you burn it quickly to improve your energy levels.

  1. Have a Normal Diet

Holidays are all about irresistible foods and prepackaged items, but you have to be very conscious about your eating habits. You have to eat fruits and vegetables more than the fatty and sugary foods. Your main concern should be Complex Carbohydrates and low proteins, and this way, you can live a healthier life even during your holidays.

  1. No Beverages

The alcoholic drinks contain loads of sugar and calories, which is why; you must not use them and instead, use plenty of water to keep your body dehydrated and healthy. These drinks never provide any benefit to the women’s health rather they hurt you in a very bad way.

Vanessa Duke (born April 14, 1989) is an American professional makeup artist and the founder and CCO of Cliffy's Beauty Shop! I am the Contributing Beauty & Lifestyle Editor of Many Health Magazines and Beauty & Lifestyle editor of Many Online Blogs For Women's Health & Beauty!
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