4 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism & Prevent Weight Gain During The Holidays

African American woman lifting dumbbell weightAccording to the New England Journal of Medicine, the average American will pack on one to six pounds over the holidays. Other experts believe the bigger challenge for most people is the weight gain between New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving. But everyone can agree that the holiday season brings many more opportunities to over indulge.

If you take in more calories than you burn your body will eventually convert those extra calories to fat. However, there are steps you can take to burn more calories all day long. Burning more calories throughout the day will allow you to indulge in your favorite holiday treats—within reason of course. The goal? No added pounds.

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