We are smack dab in the middle of the holiday hustle ‘n bustle and trying to keep it all together is no easy task for sure. There is last-minute shopping, family pandemonium, and of course all that festive food everywhere you turn you look! We would love to help you through the madness so our HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Tammy shares her tips and tricks on how to get through it all and keep your spirits bright with this useful holiday survival guide!
𝟙0 𝕊𝕥𝕖𝕡𝕤 𝕗𝕠𝕣 ℍ𝕠𝕝𝕚𝕕𝕒𝕪 𝕊𝕦𝕣𝕧𝕚𝕧𝕒𝕝
🎄 You don’t have to eat everything. Enjoy the smells. Enjoy the work everyone put into it and the thoughtful table settings. Sometimes that is enough.
🎅 Ask the host what is being served. Offer to bring something, make protein & veggies your focus and you will know for sure there will be something healthy to choose.
🎁 Sit away from the snack and buffet table.
🍷 Limit your alcohol.
🎄Don’t go hangry or “absolutely starving”. Have a snack before you go.
🎅Pace yourself and eat slow.
🎁 You can get chocolate chip cookies year-round, so why splurge on that? If grandma makes your favorite dessert once a year. Savor it. Eat what is special for the season to you.
👩🍳 Food is always going to be there. You don’t have to eat everything in one sitting.
🍷 Unless you’re in contest prep, it’s better for you and your mental state to maintain your weight and not focus on losing.
🎄 Read and repeat!!
Coach’s Holiday Survival rant…
(cuz it’s true)
If you eat it. Own it. Nothing is more frustrating as a coach than to get the confession emails and want to know how to fix the damage. You can’t. Drink water and move on.
Tammy Patnode is an IFBB pro physique competitor and NPC judge. She is a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist. She offers contest prep, general training and weight loss programs for men and women that are customized for each client.
Tammy is one of our exclusive HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADORS!
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