I was speaking to one of our sales reps today and he and I got on a rant about weight gain and the holidays and cookies and jeans not fitting……and it brings me to this. How in the &)^%$^& are we to stay fit when the garden is dark at 5pm or sooner! You can’t rush home this time of year and plant, or weed, or mow or for that matter….anything outside! When it does start snowing and you know it will the news will be full of the “dangers” of shoveling the driveway! Honestly…..with 11 more days till the days begin to get longer, what are we supposed to do with ourselves!?
Get to the gym! Get on your treadmill! Go for a walk (albeit with a flashlight!) Walk up and down your stairs! Go to the mall! Go to the Library! (great seed catalogs!) My point is do something! All summer long we go every night until the sun starts to fade, being outside, doing whatever it is we love and we all know we’re not just lying around in the hammock! So why, in the winter do we rush home to sit on the couch and start our primetime at 6pm?
STOP! Get yourself moving now and believe you me we will all feel better for it when spring gets here and we can still see and touch our toes! Fight the darkness! I promise you, it will head off depression, keep you more focused and thinner! (or at the very least, less fatter!) Keep dinners light and easy (you know we can all survive on a salad in the summer!) Let me know what you do to stay busy in the winter! Maybe we can all make a plan for a fitter winter!
- Tips for Growing Your Own Home Garden (everydayhealth.com)
- Fitness Guru Provides Key Tips in Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain (prweb.com)