TGIF! Wild to think that one week from today Thanksgiving will be over and we will be in the chaos known as Black Friday. Do you go Black Friday shopping? I missed last year due to my leg surgery so my Mom and I will probably go out once we make our lists and check the ads.
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Let’s dive into Fabulous Friday Five . . .
Five Must Read Blog Posts
Biceps + Triceps Workout by Julie – You know I love working out my arms. I love Julie’s biceps & triceps workout. Complete each circle three times and your arms will be feeling it later. I have a feeling this might be my workout this morning.
Holiday Survival Tips by Tanee – The holidays are rapidly approaching and Tanee offers some fabulous tips. She has lost 200 pounds and knows what she is talking about. The last could be the most important – don’t do anything drastic. If you overeat on Thanksgiving day, that doesn’t mean to not eat on Friday. Go back to healthy eating and don’t forget to drink lots of water.
5 top tips for taming sugar cravings by Angela – If you crave sweets constantly, Angela offers some great tips for scaling that back. I really love her first one – don’t try to eliminate all sugar all at once. That is probably a great rule this time of year.
10 Tips To Balance Life, Fitness & Nutrition During The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year by Taylorr – Yes, another article with tips for the holidays. With the average American gaining between 2 and 8 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years, we probably could all use some tips and advice. I love the first one – live by a list. I constantly keep a todo list via Remember the Milk. It helps keep me sane year round. I also use Evernote for longer notes, lists, etc.
5 Reasons to Lift Heavy Things and Build Muscle by Erika – I am really enjoying being back at weight lifting and Erika offers five reasons why you should lift weights. I love the last one – the confidence boost. Having a bad day? Go lift something heavy! I am having a great morning and I think lifting will keep my mood upbeat!
Five Motivational Tweets
L. ive E. veryday to A. chieve your D. reams
— samisuarez (@samisuarez4) November 16, 2013
Think your goals into reality. Keep your mind focused and you will get there– don't give up too soon. Being fit & healthy is FOREVER.
— Fitness & Nutrition (@FlTNESS) November 17, 2013
— Jorden Bench (@HealthFitMaster) November 18, 2013
Sad ≠ Cookie. Cookie ≠ Sad. Food is our fuel, not a security blanket. Try to find non-food related ways to cope w/ emotions. #RDtip
— Lori Rosenthal, RD (@LoRoRD) November 18, 2013
Everything stems from sleep and stress management: hunger, cravings, energy stability, motivation (or not) to exercise, mood, patience, etc.
— Jill Coleman (@JillFit) November 21, 2013
Any big plans for the weekend? Share something good!
Have a healthy day!
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