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Holiday Weight Management Survival Guide


Updated November 23, 2009

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Time Management
Part of managing stress and maintaining your weight during the holidays comes down to your schedule and, more important, your priorities. That's where time management becomes crucial if your goal is to stay healthy and fit and still get everything done. Try these tips for fitting in exercise:
  • Schedule your workouts in your calendar.
  • Exercise in the morning before the day gets too busy.
  • Make exercise a priority. Decide you'll do something no matter what.
  • Use your exercise time to decompress. Think of your workout time as the only time you'll get during the day to yourself...enjoy it!
  • Be creative. If you don't have a lot of time, do something...anything! Movement is always a good thing.
  • Have a backup plan. Have a home workout ready for those days when the weather gets bad or you can't make it to the gym. Make a plan for what you'll do if your schedule changes. Being prepared is essential for managing your time and your weight.

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