When I know I'm going out to eat or (since it's nearly summer) to a cookout and I may splurge, I step up the intensity of my workout or go that extra 20-30 minutes BEFORE I go. I use those extra calories burned for my splurges (drinks or a yummy dessert or whatever!)
Extra exercise for me could be as simple as adding an extra mile to my planned run or stepping up my intensity in muay thai.
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