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Stay on Track this Holiday Season – Tips for Keeping Your Figure

The holiday season is a great time to celebrate with your friends and family but it can also be the perfect time to throw your diet, usual workout habits, and your waistline into a tailspin.  During the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, American’s gain on average 3-5 pounds and it isn’t hard to see why.  It only takes 500 calories per day above your normal food/drink consumption to gain a pound. You can give all the holiday parties, eggnog, alcoholic drinks, fruit cake, gift buying stress and candy the credit!  Sure the holidays come and go and people flock to the nearest gym the day after New Year’s with their resolutions of weight loss and healthy eating and some can get back on track with their goals but for some holiday weight gain can result in a lifetime of struggle.  Now more than ever is a good time to focus on a healthy balance in your life so you can avoid a major pitfall come 2012.

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