3 Ways to Get Up and Moving During the Holidays

weight loss Phoenix, AZIt’s that time of year— you know the one— where there are endless trays of treats around, a big feast around the corner, and virtually every excuse to not workout. As one of the best things you can do for your health, however, exercise is a great way to clear your mind and get your heart rate up. However, with temperatures dropping, it can make you want to spend less time outside.

7 Minute Workout

High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is all the rage. By getting your heart rate up fast and keeping it elevated, it’s a great way to burn off calories and keep your heart healthy in the process. The 7-minute workout is a fun HIIT workout that, you guessed it, you can complete in just 7 minutes. So, before you think of making an excuse as to why you’re not working out during the holidays, think again— everyone has at least 7 minutes.

Thanksgiving 5K or Fun Run

One of the best ways to stay healthy and maintain your weight during Thanksgiving? Look for a local Thanksgiving 5K or Fun Run! By burning off some extra calories before your big feast, you can enjoy your holiday a little more. Plus, the extra endorphins will give you the energy needed to spend all afternoon cooking.

Turkey Bowl

Nothing can get you and your family together quite like a fun game of touch or flag football. After all, what’s Thanksgiving without a good scrimmage?! Plus, because family members of all ages can play, nobody has to be left out.

Keep your heart healthy during the Thanksgiving holiday by staying active. Schedule your next appointment at our Phoenix office today!

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