When fall rolls around, you may feel like your bikini body got the memo. In fact, your fall wardrobe is suspiciously a size larger than your summer one. Do the stores just incorrectly size summer clothes to encourage people to buy teeny tiny shorts and tank tops? Is it all some grand scam? Or is it possible you just put on weight in the fall? It’s probably the latter (and a little bit of the former). A lot more changes in the fall then what’s on the clothing store shelves. The grocery stores also swap out their summer inventory for the items they know customers crave once it gets cold. The bars use new marketing techniques to get you inside (these usually include things like free hot snacks with your beer). Fall seems tailored for weight gain. Here are fall habits that make you pack on the pounds.
Seasonal depression makes you skip the gym
If you suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) then you might lose interest in things you usually enjoy or stop taking pleasure from activities that usually make you happy, including the gym. When you don’t quite get the endorphin kick you usually do from exercising, you won’t feel very motivated to do it.