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Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

November 25, 2011, 6:05 PM by Erin Mangen

Staying Healthy This Holiday Season
Many of you may still be dealing with a turkey hangover Friday night after indulging on a Thanksgiving feast to the point of discomfort.

Nora Loera is visiting from Mankato but that doesn't mean she's taking a break from the gym.

"I try to think about the way I feel and look and that motivates me. I want to look and feel good," Loera said.

Like most of us, Loera indulged on Thanksgiving but kept up her workout routine and ran three miles Thursday.

"Then we didn't feel guilty going for that second piece of pie," Loera said.

And she's doing things right, according to YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Director Adam Reppe. He says maintaining a routine is the best way to bounce back after a turkey binge.

"Get back to your normal eating habits, your normal exercising habits and throughout the week throw in a little exercise if you need to," Reppe said.

Those who feel guilty shouldn't work out too hard, Reppe says because the extreme exercise will do more harm than good.

And Reppe says the worst thing you can do for your health is skip a meal to consume fewer calories.

"Your body is going to go into a mode where it starts shutting down its breaking down process and your metabolism is going to drop and you will stop burning those calories that you want to burn," Reppe said.

And with the holiday in full swing, Reppe suggests portion control and plenty of exercise will keep you healthy during a tempting time -- and Loera agrees.

"If you are going to eat a lot, work out, make sure you get on that treadmill and run it off" Loera said.

And for Black Friday shoppers who were chasing after a bargain instead of hitting the gym, a 150 pound person burns just over 150 calories per hour shopping.

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