Friday, January 27, 2012

How To Deal With Big Meal

You know you're attending an event where you will eat a lot . . . what do you do to counter it?

It's a friend or relative's birthday, a holiday or the Super Bowl. A lot of eating is involved in the activity, you've been disciplined and you want to counter these additional calories without killing yourself.

There's a great recent article from Shirley Wang in the Wall Street Journal that explains how the body reacts to a heavy eating event. More importantly, the article offers some strategies to minimize the impact of your hard work to lose weight.

Things like taking time to exercise early in the day and eating a high-protein breakfast will help in your battle to maintain discipline in your fitness/weight loss efforts.

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