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    Modifying your workout sched for Thanksgiving?
    Olivia_WebMD_Staff posted:
    It's a short week for some of us at work, but that may mean kids are home or other family obligations.

    Do you modify your workout schedule to fit better around the Thanksgiving holidays?

    Tell us what you do!

    Take care,
    Rich Weil, MEd, CDE responded:
    I recommend not missing your regular workout on Thanksgiving, even if you're traveling or staying away from home (you can modify it easily enough if you're away from your gym). Exercise helps ground and center you and keep you on your plan, and particularly if you're concerned about going off a food plan if you're on one. Use the workout (even just a brisk walk) to keep you honest and focused about how many calories you consume in the face of that Thanksgiving feast. Eat a little of everything if you like, just watch your portions if you're concerned about calories.

    Everyone enjoy a healthy and fit Thanksgiving. Rich

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