Do's and Don'ts for Maintaining Exercising Through the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It is very tempting to put exercise on hold this time of year. Schedules are erratic and overfilled, and stress is high. Suddenly, exercise becomes just ONE more thing on a too long to-do list, and it typically doesn't make the cut. Isn't that what New Year's is for? Starting over? Rather than waiting until January 1st to re-start exercise, keep it going through the holidays. Below are some "Do's" and "Don'ts" that will help keep stay active straight into 2020.

DO use exercise to help combat holiday stress. Exercise has been shown to effectively help manage stress, anxiety, depression and even season affective disorder.