With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"
The guidelines for healthy living do not change as you age, but your tolerance to food or desire to eat does. You've made it to this age, now keep at it and add to those birthdays by doing the following:
It's probably better to focus on the things that you can do to maintain your health and fitness levels through this period so that you don't wake on January 2nd screaming to the heavens for forgiveness. With that in mind, I offer my list of the five steps for a Healthy Holiday:
You will find peace in the natural cycles of life and seasons that demand our flexibility. You will find yourself moving from war with your body to compassion and connection on the coldest and darkest nights of the year.
So instead of piling on the food, I lovingly suggest that you try some of the following instead:
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