We tend to think that unwanted weight gain only occurs in the winter when we’re less active and eating heavier meals. The summer months are also laden with traps and temptations that can just as easily lead to a bigger waistline. You can avoid the battle of the bulge while fully enjoying all that summer has to offer by implementing some tried-and-true best practices.
First, identify what you’re going to be doing this summer and plan accordingly. For example, will you be working full time or taking some time off work? Will you be travelling or taking a staycation? Think about your situation, how much down time you’ll have in the coming months and how that might impact your dietary habits and exercise routine. [Read more…]