We told you in September about a study that found that people tend to weigh their smallest right before the holidays. Once we cut the turkey and ham, as we all will tomorrow, prepare Christmas dinner and drink to a new year, the waistlines of many don’t look back. If you’re trying to eat healthier or live a healthier lifestyle, you’re probably serious about working hard to keep that from happening. But who are we kidding? It’s tough! With the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow and everyone planning to enjoy it, you may want to throw caution to the wind. You don’t have to. Check out 11 ways (for the 11th month!) to go about the Thanksgiving holiday in a healthier, but still fun and delicious way.
Exercise Before You Eat
When you just want to relax and enjoy the day, working up a sweat before dinner sounds like a terrible idea. However, working up a calorie deficit can help you enjoy your big meal while keeping your calorie count intact. For next year, working out ahead of the holidays and burning calories in advance can allow you to take it a bit easier next season.