If I haven't convinced you yet, I'd like to share this article about how stress affects body composition and hormones from Dr. Galland at Huffington Post Healthy Living: Calm Your Body, Relax Your Mind & Lose Weight.
In seeking guidance for weight loss, it often feels that we are told to DO more exercise.. and its true that movement is beneficial for us. However the stress that we often feel when we fall short of implementing or as we force ourselves to over-fill our lives often cancels out the benefits of the changes.
The article outlines a relaxation exercise, try to implement it this week or one you find that you like. It will be beneficial to you during the holidays and become a great way for you to escape guilt, shame or overwhelm fueled eating.
Tuesday: Moderate duration aerobic workout plan 20-60 minutes of 55-75% Max heart rate, for most people this is attainable by moderate pace walking
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