Don't let a vacation keep you from eating healthy and working out. I plan my workouts even while on a cruise recently. I felt so much better knowing my food choices were a little "richer" than normal yet within my healthy guidelines. Another victory for a healthy lifestyle change!
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I love going to the Disney theme parks, and I find these to be versions of a vacation planned around "exercise." There is no good way to enjoy the parks without doing as much walking as you would on a walking tour vacation, especially in Florida where the walking is intensified. Throw in some afternoon swimming at the hotel pool, and you need not use that hotel workout room to burn calories!
All of the Disney parks now offer healthy options at pretty much every restaurant, so it is fairly simple to get nutritious food that doesn't negate all that activity you'll be getting!
Vacation, Holiday & Time Away Should Be As Routine As Everyday
When going on vacation, we say, "Well I’ll be on vacation, so I really hope I don’t gain too much weight." Why should we expect to? Life happens & it includes all types of scenarios. If we get up each day & plan our day, why should it stop while on vacation or at holiday time? Do we look for reasons to go “off” our plan? That type of thinking gets us in trouble. We need to plan for each day, whether at home or away. There is no reason to fear bad eating when we plan appropriately & stick to it.
Planning is a key element to successful weightloss and a healthy lifestyle. Just like anything you do, whether retirement, vacations, starting a family, buying a home; first you must plan. Planning helps you cover all angles, keeps you focused and on track. A healthy lifestyle is no different.
If you plan to succeed; then plan!!
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