Tis’ the Season to be…

Dec 23, 2015
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At this time of the year as we look to buys gifts and decide who has been naughty and who has been nice. Let’s not forget to check ourselves.No doubt the holidays are all about celebrating! Celebrating with friends and family that we have not seen in a while is always a reason to be festive. However, let’s not forget that as much as we want to celebrate the holiday season, you have spent all year putting in sweet equity to stay in relatively good health and wellness. We all know that ole’ saying it’s easy to put on but hard to take off. This is exactly what can happen during this time of year.

I know around this time we so look forward to the time off of work. We are overjoyed with the time away from home so we can travel. Also, we think about the time away from an activity that we typically, maybe even begrudging to do, that is exercise. I know this because I feel the very same way.

I plan to travel during the holiday season, just like many others, it can be this going away from your comfort zone that you feel like you can take some liberties. Now, I am all for celebrating and having a good time. However, I have decided to incorporate an activity this holiday season. I will simply go for a push at least once a day for about 30 minutes.  Now this is something I am committed to do, to either go for a stroll either first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon.

Now, I know it can be easy to say I am on vacay baby! Anything can go! Well, if you think that way then your waistline and conditioning can be the first to go. I know to exercise during vacation is like asking Santa to skip your house on Christmas. So, I will just politely suggestion that exercising 2-3 times a week during the holidays is a great thing to do. Here are some ideas:

  1. Do a modified version of a typical week
  2. Look to get out of the house and do an activity to avoid cabin fever, maybe throw the football around.
  3. Also, if you go for a walk or a stroll take a relative that typically brings up some horrifying memories
  4. You could even bring a family member, one that you like, with you to exercise and spend quality time

Now, I am hoping that you will probably feel better because you have not completely forgotten about exercising. Plus, you have been a shining example to your family on the importance of exercising.

Finally, since you have exercised it will not be that bad if you decide to have an extra piece of pie and even a little more of the holiday treats. Because you did workout during the holidays you have been nice to your body so, it’s ok to be a little bit naughty. Isn’t that what the holidays are for?

 

 

Author: Bob Lujano