November 2014 archive

Holiday Health Survival Guide: Tips #4 through #6

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Did you know that much of adult weight gain can be attributed to the holidays? It is concerning because this weight is harder to lose than we think. We all know (or have been) that motivated New Year’s Resolutioner who kicks of the year ready to burn some serious cals….but we also know how that story usually ends. Research suggests that much of holiday weight gain will not be lost. Ever. Most begin by losing a portion of the weight, while the remainder gets cozy on the hips- for a lifetime. So the goal, and reality, is simply not to gain during the holiday season. There is loads of scientific research regarding this thought, but again, just be logical. If we each gain only 2 pounds per year, over the course of 10 years, that is 20 pou (more…)

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