The days between Thanksgiving and New Years are filled with pie, cookies, and marathon mall sessions. What often goes missing: regular exercise. Workouts aren't just crucial as a way to compensate for holiday indulgences. Fitting them in will help you sleep more soundly and stress less, both key to weight control and a happy and healthy season. Here, four ways to squeeze in more movement this month:
1. Focus on intervals
You could log your usual cardio session, or, slash the time commitment by alternating bursts of high-intensity activity with a more restful pace. Try a 15-20 minute interval routine that alternates jogging and walking... and boost your calorie burn for hours.
2. Log on to shed pounds
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