Don’t let the fun of the weekend derail your healthy lifestyle. Here are 5 tips to stay on track over the weekend!
This post was originally published January 15, 2010.
If you’ve been watching what you eat and following an exercise routine during the week, don’t let the fact that it’s a weekend get in your way. Instead, be a weekend warrior! A 2008 study in the journal Obesity found that changes in lifestyle behaviors on weekends contributed to weight gain and a cessation of weight loss on the weekends.The main reason: people eat more and exercise less on Saturdays and Sundays.
The weekend isn’t an excuse to take a break from your goals. Here are some ways to stick to your diet and fitness routine and still enjoy the break from work, school, or whatever else you have going on during the week.
For more motivation to stay on track over the weekend, check out my tips in these two articles:
What’s your top tip for sticking with healthy lifestyle choices on the weekend?