The Armchair Quarterback Diet will keep your jeans from busting at the seams when football season is over.
By Amanda Lingerfelt
Every year, by Super Bowl Sunday, my jeans have mysteriously shrunk a size. Okay, in truth, the jeans stay the same, but I get bigger. Why? I'm a football fan (some would say fanatic), so almost every weekend is devoted to watching games with friends and family-and all the eating and drinking that goes with it. After a season's worth of hot wings, beer and margaritas, I usually feel like I've donned enough padding to play some football myself.
But this year, I've vowed to work hard to prevent the weight gain-maybe even harder than I work at creating a winning fantasy football team. I went to some top Sharecare experts for advice and put together what I call the "armchair quarterback diet." Here's the play-by-play:
First Down: Beverages
There's nothing like a cold beer to cut the heat of a plate of hot wings, but according to fitness expert Mike Clark, DPT, regularly consuming alcohol can sabotage