Holidays are loads of fun with socializing, decadent meals like roasts, and indulgent desserts such as apple pie, but within a matter of hours the bloat will set in from your food consumption. You will wake up the next day feeling like you wish you had not eaten so much. And with this regret you may even notice the pounds packed on from your holiday parties, cookie exchanges and whatever other holiday social event that was part of your festive season. But, there is absolutely no reason for you to accept this as a something to stay. Get up, get moving to get in your best shape stating today!
1. Face the Music
You notice your rings are tighter and your clothes feeling super uncomfortable and you just want to scream! Relax, take a deep breath. It is time to face the music and weigh in. Step on the scale and see where you are at. By looking at this number, you will know just how far you have to go to reach your goal!
2. Amp up Your Workouts
Increase the speed on your treadmill to push yourself even harder because you totally can do this. Give it all you got so you burn mega calories and kick those holiday pounds to the curb for good.
3. Exercise Daily
Make sure to get your workout in on a daily basis so you can get on track to get in super shape. There is no reason to throw in the towel and accept the higher number on the scale as your harsh reality. Lose weight with a pos-holiday plan and get in your best shape this winter!
4. Ditch the Excuses
Stop making excuses that get in the way of your workout. Seize the day and get out for a super workout starting today. The harder you work, the more you will achieve and if you stay positive you will be amazed at just how much you can accomplish. Ditch that Santa belly and get on a regular workout plan starting today. There is absolutely no time like the present!
5. Cut out the Carbs at Night
Holiday baking can go hand in hand with holiday grazing and with this you may see results of weight gain. So make a rule to have no carbs after 7pm so you can slim down and avoid the belly bulge. Inflammation in the body is usually due to excess carbs so make a choice for weight loss starting today. You can quick the holiday weight gain for good if you stick to a no carb plan at night!
6. Drink More Water
Say cheers to your health by drinking plenty of water. This clear fluid can help speed up your digestive tract, boost your metabolism and even help you to feel fuller. So often hunger is confused with thirst so drink plenty of water to better your health and your life!
7. Go on a Post-holiday Shopping Spree
Pick up some slim fitting clothes after the holidays because there are some ridiculously good sales and this will most certainly motivate you to get in shape. Hang out your new outfits in a visible place to remind you of your goals to lose weight!
So with all these tips to help you get in shape, it is time to get up and on track to lose weight starting today. Are you ready to get in your best shape and say goodbye to holiday weight gain?