Overindulge over the holiday? Here’s how to beat it.
The most important key to avoiding weight gain, especially after a holiday weekend where the only exercise you’ve gotten in is fork-lifts (get it?) is to keep it up.
Too often, people will binge and then avoid eating in the days following to feel like they’re somehow balancing the score. This is a bad game plan. Even if it’s only a little, you need to keep your metabolism going, otherwise everything you ate in your binge will just sit in your stomach once your metabolism slows down because it hasn’t had a new trigger.
Simple, right? Snack your heart out.
Other ways to speed up your metabolism include drinking green tea, black coffee, and ice water, incorporating protein and spices into your meals, and adding aerobics to your workout.