8 No-Effort Ways Moms Stay Slim on Thanksgiving


8. Check the clock

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Not-6pm-right-after-dinner early, but, at a decent hour. Get a good night’s sleep. Then wake up at the crack of dawn (or before) and go shopping. It will help burn off all those extra calories.

Numerous studies show that people who get enough sleep (7-8 hours) each night lose weight faster than those who sleep less than 6 hours per night. Try meditation and yoga to fall asleep faster and sleep better.

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Thanksgiving is about traditional meals, yes, but it’s all about family time as well. Keep your focus on enjoying each other and taking care of yourself and you can have a day of indulgence without paying for it all year.

Also, don’t starve yourself. Remember, you can eat everything you want but in moderation. What are your secrets for staying fit on Thanksgiving?