Thanksgiving Game Plan

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Here are my fitness tips to tackle Thanksgiving with no next day regrets. Some of my suggestions may surprise you. However, this race we call life is a marathon not a sprint. With that being said, I believe there is a balance between maintaining a healthy lifestyle all while enjoying life. Check out these HAUTE Thanksgiving tips below.

THE WORKOUT

DO NOT SKIP WORKING OUT ON THANKSGIVING. I want you to wake up as early as possible. Whether you are at home or in a gym, it’s important that you give 100% effort. I always recommend doing interval training so that you burn MAX calories.

THE DAY AFTER. Friday, I want you to TURN UP your weights and LIFT HEAVY. I already know that you have loaded up on a good amount of protein and carbs.

Use the caloric surplus for a powerful workout! Credit to Gerald Munson, Personal Trainer/Coach Phila, PA.

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THE FOOD

WATER. I always encourage staying hydrated. On this day, try to have two 8oz glasses of water mixed with two tablespoons of Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar. add a lemon if you’re feeling fancy. This will prevent over eating.

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LOAD UP ON THE PROTEIN. Listen, I know you all hype for the mac”n” cheese, crack yams, and cornbread, but hear me out. I’m not suggesting that your don’t have them at all. I’m saying fill your plate with the turkey, baked chicken, or roast beef, veggies, and portion the rest. You can even go back for seconds. Whatever you do, DO NOT take any plates to go.

DESSERTS. Taste the desserts. Small portions is key. Credit Gerald Munson, Personal Trainer/Coach Philadelphia, PA

You’d be surprised how full you get just sampling. I have a obsession with the sweet treats!

Everyone have a warm and wonderful

Thanksgiving Day!!!