Easy Ways To Burn Off Holiday Treats

A family cleaning their kitchen(BlackDoctor.org) — Sage dressing and butter-basted turkey. Sweet potato casserole (and pie, and cornbread). Macaroni and cheese. Biscuits. Gravy, gravy and more gravy.

Does it seem like just reading the names of your favorite holiday foods make you gain a couple pounds? Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve…the holidays cause many of us to eat a little too much, and to miss a few too many workouts.

Here’s what health and fitness pros have to say about simple tips that can help you burn off some of those celebratory calories.

1. Embrace Those Chores

The scenario: The holiday office party causes you to miss your yoga class, company’s coming tonight, and the house is a mess.