A big thank you to all for helping to make this year our most successful and energizing ever. This newsletter is dedicated to helping you make this holiday season one of health and vitality.
Best wishes from all of us at Fitness For Living
Tips for Shedding Pounds this Holiday Season ABC's to Holiday Health
There are many reasons why Americans gain weight during the holidays. The days are short and dark, it is cold outside, and our most well-intentioned health and fitness routines unravel in the frenzy of holiday parties and family obligations and visits. Combine this with the natural tendency we have to just 'hibernate' and eat chocolate Bon Bons by the fireplace and voila - you just gained 5 pounds.
But it doesn't have to be that way. With a bit of proactive planning and intention it is easy to arrive at the New Year with renewed spirit and energy, and even a few pounds lighter.
Read our complete article and see how the following tips can help you shed pounds this holiday: * Modify Eating Habits
* Smart Snacking
* Workout Tips for Home or on the Road
FitLiv Shares Ski Conditioning Tips with 9 News Get Ready for the Snow
Whether you join us at for a camp session or are dedicated to get fit on your own, NOW is the time to get ready for the ski season.
We were honored to have 9 News ask our Director, David Clair, to share a few tips with their audience.
Hopefully the video below will inspire you to do some of these exercises over the Thanksgiving holiday next week.
Stuff the Turkey, Not Yourself on Thanksgiving Recipes & Menu options for a Healthy Thanksgiving
The American Council on Exercises (ACE) has put out a great article showing how you can still prepare and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast without all the traditional fat and calories.
Simply by changing a few ingredients and modifying the dish you can create a healthy alternative.
I have shown below some of their recommended recipes (from www.eatingwell.com) but I highly encourage you to read the entire article - whether you are cooking this year or not. Article: Stuff the Turkey, Not Yourself