Thanksgiving dinner

Best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving signals the opening day of a season of overeating, stress, and inactivity. Typically, this season doesn’t end until well after we ring in the New Year. So, let’s do it differently this year! This Thanksgiving, start making smarter choices about what you eat and pick portion sizes to help you avoid gaining weight this holiday season.

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Think Christmas in the Summer

I love the Holidays! But I don’t love the stress that comes with them. Christmas is five months away, and now is a great time to do some advance planning. Before the back-to-school shopping kicks in or the end of summer Labor Day parties are here, think about the winter holiday season. So get yourself a cool beverage and take a visit to the Ghost of Christmas Past and perhaps change Christmas Future for the better.

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Holiday safety stories for you and the whole family

If you’re reading this, you’ve made it past the copious amounts of food and happy-family-fun-time of Thanksgiving, successfully avoided being trampled by crowds on Black Friday, and you’re well on your way to celebrating the holidays and a Happy New Year. But don’t utter that sigh of relief just yet. Read on for some helpful holiday safety tips!

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5 tips to healthfully navigate a holiday party

The holiday season is a thrilling time of year filled with family gatherings and celebrations among co-workers and friends. Although festive, the holidays can be challenging for those concerned with weight loss. Being continuously surrounded by comfort foods coupled with an all-you-can-eat atmosphere must be counterbalanced with the resolve to not over-indulge and to maintain healthy eating habits. Instead of trying to lose weight, it may be more realistic to try and maintain your weight over the holidays. Here are some tips to help you and your diet safely navigate holiday parties.

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Six holiday gift ideas for fitness fanatics

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s out looking for last-minute gifts, attempting to cross everyone off their list. If you have someone on your list that enjoys fitness or is looking for some extra motivation, then here are some great fitness-oriented gifts. Take a deep breath, relax, and see if you’re inspired by any of the ideas below. All of these can be found on and the sites linked to below. Your favorite local fitness retailer might also have similar items available. Prices listed are approximate.

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