Watching Football Makes You Fat

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 6.02.15 AMThe big game is right around the corner and we all know what that means – lots of food to tempt you! Well, in this episode, I talk you through all of those cravings and I show you the path to victory! Sunday is the second worst holiday in terms of the amount of food people put in their bodies… and, unlike Thanksgiving, this isn’t just turkey and mashed potatoes. So it’s important to have a plan. You’ll want to listen to this episode twice: once now and once on your way to the party on Sunday!

So here are some helpful tips to get you ready to conquer Super Bowl Sunday in a healthy way!

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 6.03.52 AMBefore heading to the party, exercise! When we exercise we respect ourselves more and want to do good by our body. My recommendation is to do a steady state workout, not something that leaves you ravenous!

Try some healthy food options. Here are some healthy tips! Try eggplant hummus, or making the guacamole yourself with just lemon, pepper and a touch of salt. Eat healthy vegetables instead of chips and crackers.

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 6.02.53 AMFind another healthy person in the room and sit next to them. Talk to them about fitness and keep each other on track.

Make sure when your fixing your plate, grab a smaller plate.

Show up late and get in the food line last. If your first everything is available and you’ll most likely go back for seconds.

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 6.03.13 AMNow this one might stop you in your tracks… no alcohol. Yep I said it, no alcohol! Why waste all of those calories through a straw. Alcohol makes us lose our inhibitions and we end up making poor food decisions.

Know that you’re in control and the decisions are yours. I’m rooting for you and I think ultimately you should make the decision that rights for you! Just know that there are options.

Helpful Resources:

Chalene’s Courageous Confidence Club:
  This program gives you the tools you need to build confidence in every area of your life. You are supported by a group of people who are going through the program with you and are a sounding board for decisions and opportunities. This program will get you unstuck from your current situation and will teach you the steps needed to get your life in the direction you want!

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