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This time of year is always a time of joy, laughter, family, love, and... TREATS! The amount of holiday goodies we see (and smell), from meals to desserts to cocktails, are endless right now. It's definitely a time to enjoy good company. For many of us, that also means enjoying the company of a few extra pounds (the average person gains between 5 and 10lbs during the holidays!) Wherever you are in your health, it doesn't have to mean a time to completely let go of your otherwise partially working self-control. There are many things you can do to help combat that "holiday weight" many think is inevitable and still enjoy yourself. Here are just a few tips to help:
Why do most of us fail at every diet? Why do we spend hundreds of dollars on equipment, DVDs, supplements, and gym memberships only to fizzle out after a couple of weeks? The reason is our focus on results rather than making changes. Whether we recognize it consciously or not most of us want everything to happen right now. Sure I may have spent 10 years eating poorly and not exercising, but I just spent $600 on a treadmill and I want to get in shape NOW! Don’t worry you are not alone. I think we are all guilty of this until we recognize the issue and move forward.