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Eating light over the holidays tastes good and feels good

‘Tis not necessarily the season for baby boomers to gain weight. There are so many easy healthy ways to keep extra pounds off, no one has an excuse for putting them on. No one needs to miss a beat at holiday celebrations, either.

It all comes down to eating moderately and wisely while exercising consistently, say the experts. Though much easier said than done, their strategy is definitely doable.

On the exercise front Lynne Bode, a certified personal trainer specializing in Internet-based fitness programs, recommends that you first determine the amount of time your holiday schedule allows for daily workouts. Then put these time periods on a par with other important appointments or special events. Note them on your calendar, and don’t cancel them unless absolutely necessary.

Exercise fits in easily
If holiday pressures get the best of you, shorten daily exercise sessions to 10 minutes, but no less. Human nature being what it is, you might get caught up in the regimen and decide to expand the 10-minute rule.

 

Read more at LifeAfter50.com

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