Handling Holiday Stress with Exercise

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: What can you do to stay on track during the holidays?
Air Date: 12/8/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Grace Desimone & Neal Pire, Fitness Experts
Neal PierNeal Pire is a nationally noted expert on fitness and personal training. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has served on the Executive Council of ACSM's credentialing arm, the Committee on Certification and Registry Boards.

Neal served as vice president of a leading national health management company and now serves as an Exercise Physiologist at HNH Fitness, a medical fitness center in Oradell, NJ. He is widely sought after as a consultant for athlete training programs, performance enhancement centers and fitness industry management. As a 35-year veteran with deep understanding of the subject matter, he is often asked for background, commentary or analysis by media covering wellness, fitness, and personal training.

Grace DeSimone Grace DeSimone
has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and brings a variety of experiences in commercial, corporate and community settings. She is the editor of ACSMs Resources for Group Exercise Instructors (LWW, 2011) and is an ACSM certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Grace is the National Director of Group Fitness for Plus One Health Management, an Optum Company.
Handling Holiday Stress with Exercise
During the months of October to January, you're at an increased risk of gaining weight and losing sight of your health and fitness goals.

In fact, during the holiday season, the average person gains one to two pounds and people who are already overweight can gain close to five pounds.

What are some tips to help avoid weight gain and to stay on track during the holidays?

Listen in as fitness experts Grace Desimone and Neal Pire share the best fitness strategies for the holiday season.