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Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip – Get on track post-holiday eating!


Did you overindulge during the Easter holiday? Below are some tips to get you back on track!

  1. Limit yourself to one small treat a day
  2. Increase the water! Most post-holiday weight gain is from excess carbs and salt so drink up to help flush your system! Aim for at least 64 oz. a day, more if you are working out.
  3. Get a moving! Below are some quick ways to burn 100 kcals.

Ways to burn 100 calories:

  • 15 minutes of an aerobics class;
  • Elliptical machine (arms and legs) for 12 minutes;
  • Walking or running one mile;
  • Biking for 20 minutes;
  • 20 minutes of yard work;
  • Life weights for 20-30 minutes;
  • Playing tennis for 20 minutes;
  • Play Wii boxing or tennis for 20 minutes;
  • Swim laps for 12 minutes;
  • Running Stairs for six minutes;
  • Yoga for 20 minutes;
  • Jump rope for nine minutes;
  • Dance class (or just dance!) for nine minutes;
  • Cleaning the house for 30 minutes.