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Tips to Stay Fit During the Holiday Season

Holiday season is fast approaching, are you ready for it?

Christmas, New Year's, and all the holidays in between are fun and most likely, it involves a lot of eating and drinking. And most people decide to forget about their diet during these days. They do not want to appear like a party pooper who doesn't want to eat this or drink that because they do not want to get fat. Is it a valid excuse or is it just another excuse to disregard healthy diet and lifestyle? Well, you can forget about your diet for the holidays but there are still ways that you can do to help you stay fit. We will share to you some tips so you can enjoy the holidays without feeling so guilty.

1. Eat your food slowly

There are parties left and right during Christmas and New Year's Eve and in these parties, you can expect lots of delicious food. Given that you do not want to appear like snubbing the food but be sure to eat your food slowly. Chew food carefully before you swallow it down. By doing this, you will be able to taste the food better and you will also prevent gaining too much weight. Since you know that the supply of food and drinks are almost non-stop then be sure to eat slowly. There is no need to rush. Also, take time to listen to stories of family members in the table since Christmas is usually the time to catch up with everyone else in the family. That way, you give your digestive system time to process and digest the food you intake.

2. Drink healthy supplements

It is advisable to continue drinking healthy supplements and vitamins to promote healthy body. Since there's usually non-stop eating and drinking, you need to protect your liver and other body organs. Since it is expected to gain some pounds during the holidays, you can easily shred it by having weight loss supplements too. Make sure to be responsible and disciplined enough to take your supplements regularly.

3. Move your body

After eating, you usually feel sleepy. However, if you want to stay fit, you must resist the urge to sleep immediately after eating. You should move your body or stay standing up to allow your system to process the food you consumed. If possible, insert some time to do exercise so you can burn calories.

4. Drink lots of water

Drinking water is also good to speed up the digestion process. Drinking a glass of water before eating is a good technique to make you feel full thus allowing you to eat smaller portions.

Do the following tips discussed above so you can eat delicious food with your family and friends without feeling too guilty about gaining weight. This way, you can welcome the upcoming brand new year with a fit and healthy body. You do not want to be bloated after all these eating and drinking.

Also, it is advisable that you go on detox after the holidays to clean your digestive system from all the turkey, ham, pasta, cake, chocolates, beer, wine, and all other food from the holidays.

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Daina Martin is a short story author, freelancer, and columnist for various newspapers, magazines,editorials, etc. She has written many articles for blogs like Wamda.com, Launch.it, etc. She is an active content writer for different blogs related to health, technology and fitness. Lately, she has started writing for blogs and believes that blogs are the best way to reach maximum number of people where one can share one’s views and thoughts. Her love for tea and different cultures keeps her busy. When she is not working, she likes to cook, dance, and travel far and wide. Visit her Facebook page:­ http://tinyurl.com/m58xuh8

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