|Posted on November 19, 2017 at 8:40 PM|
You may not know of Shalane Flanagan, but she made history in this year's New York City Marathon. She took the lead 23 miles into the 26.2 mile race and finished strong, becoming the first American woman in four decades to win. It took mental toughness, family support and self care in the form of training, nutrition, and rest to get her to the top of that podium. You say that you're not a world class athlete? Maybe not, but you can still finish strong in 2017.
Thanksgiving week marks more than just the start of the holiday season. It launches a series of family gatherings, parties, pageants and more. Now is the time to ask yourself how you plan to finish out the year. Will you stay strong, coast in, or throw in the towel on 2017? You've heard the stats. The average person gains 5-9 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Do you want to wake up on January 1st needing to dig out of a bigger hole? Make this the year to practice self-care and feel better during the holiday season and beyond.
We can help you stay on track with our Maintain Don't Gain Challenge. We will support you through weekly e-mails full of tips, recipes and ideas to help you eat smart, move more and take time to relax. We will challenge you to add healthy options to your holiday meals and incorporate short, yet effective exercise routines. If you have questions or need additional help, we will be there for you.
The key to this success is accountability. Are you willing to bet $30 on yourself? That is the entry fee for this challenge...$30. You can win that back if you gain no more than two pounds between the weeks of November 20th and January 1st. The payout is in the form of a credit for your choice of: