One of the highlights during the summer is 4th of July weekend! With a long weekend, pool parties, barbecues and a good time it's easy to lose sight of the healthy practices you are trying to incorporate in your everyday life. Below are a few tips that help you get through the weekend with no regrets when Monday rolls around.
Pace yourself: Festive drinks will be at your finger tips all weekend, even the drinks you think pack the smallest amount of calories start adding up just after two servings! I suggest diluting drinks with water or bringing low calorie beer to the party. Drinking water between cocktails will help tremendously as well!
Don't show up hungry: If you are heading to a party, summer wedding or BBQ make sure to arrive with a moderately full stomach. Arriving famished will definitely result in some serious overeating.
Bring back up: If you aren't sure when lunch will be served or you are not feeling the appetizers bring an energy bar, raisins or trail mix in your purse/back pocket. These suggested snacks are small enough to sneak in your handbag so you can discreetly enjoy your healthy treat.
HAPPY 4th of JULY!!!!
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