Merry Christmas! – Sun 12.25.16
Merry Christmas! With the holidays, here is a re-post of a tempered article from Breaking Muscle. In posting this article, I am not saying I whole-heartedly agree with it, but rather something to think about and help avoid that feeling of failure some people experience:
REGULAR EXERCISE PROTECTS AGAINST OCCASIONAL OVER-EATING
Here come the Holidays, and many of us are looking forward to big family dinners, holiday parties, and special meals.It’s not just one day of indulging, it’s really a season. Lots of folks will enjoy at least two big dinners around Thanksgiving alone.
And coaches and trainers will tell you: You can’t out-train a bad diet. They’ll warn you that eating poorly will reduce your performance in the gym and set you on a downward spiral.
But that may not be the whole story. Not, at least, when it comes to occasional bouts of over-eating for people who exercise regularly. Recent research1 indicates that even a week of eating more than usual might not do irreparable damage to your health and fitness—but the secret is exercise.
Read the rest of the article HERE