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How to Stay Fit During the Holidays

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: What are the 10 ways to keep yourself from going overboard during the holiday season?
Air Date: 12/4/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Bedros Keuilian, Founder of Fit Body Boot Camp
Bedros KeuilianBedros Keuilian is the founder and CEO of the world's fastest growing indoor fitness boot camp franchise: Fit Body Boot Camp.

He's also the fitness industry's leading consultant for marketing, business systems and development. His blogs, products, books, and live events help tens of thousands of fitness professionals and business owners around the world build more robust and profitable systems.

Bedros has been featured as a host and expert on Spike TV's Gym Rescue, and he's also known as the "Hidden Genius" behind many of the biggest names in the fitness industry, including top celebrity personal trainers featured on popular television shows. An immigrant from a communist country turned hugely successful entrepreneur, Bedros uses the stage to share his personal American Dream story and impart his passion for success with audiences worldwide.
How to Stay Fit During the Holidays
'Tis the season for holiday dinners, desserts, and drinking with family and friends. All of that is what makes the holiday season the best time of year... until January 1st comes around and you realize you've gone completely off your fitness routine and diet.

What are 10 ways you can stay fit during the holidays?

  1. Aim to stay on your fitness program throughout the entire holiday season, even if you only have time to squeeze in a quick workout.
  2. Plan out your workouts ahead of time to make sure you leave yourself enough time to get in a good workout.
  3. Try to set fitness goals for yourself that can come as a gift to yourself at the end of the holidays.
  4. Don't overdo the dieting; make sure you allow yourself a planned "cheat day" to reward yourself for your hard work.
  5. Don't get discouraged if you miss a workout or two, just make sure to jump right back into your routine.
  6. Although you will be eating more throughout the holidays, try to stay on a consistent eating schedule to keep your metabolism up and running.
  7. It's okay to have dessert on the holidays, just remember portion size and try not to overindulge in anything.
  8. Bring a family member who's in town to work out with you and use each other to stay on track.
  9. On the days the gym is closed, be sure to get as much of a workout in as possible at home, even if it's only a few sets.
  10. Get the family outside before dinner... perhaps start a quick game of football that can help everyone get active before the big meal.

Listen in as Bedros Keuilian shares more about these 10 ways to stay fit during the holidays.
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