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Cruisin to Lose
Recently, I won a family cruise on the Regis and Kelly talk show. For a person whose business is fitness that is a good news, bad news dilemma. Statistically, an average of 5 lbs. per person is gained on a cruise. The camera adds about 10 lbs.
I set out to see if it was possible to have a great time, enjoy the food and not gain the obligatory 5 lbs. ( My other alternative was to hide behind a potted palm for the duration so as not to be seen by the cameras.)
The following five tips really work:
1. Walk, Walk, Walk
2. Use the Stairs
3. Dance the Night Away
4. For Every Alcoholic beverage you consume have two large glasses of water. I think this one is self-explanatory.
5. Limit Yourself to one luscious dessert a day.
The key: I limited myself in such a way that I did not feel deprived and increased my activity so that I felt good physically. I did not gain a pound.
And if you get a peek at me on the Regis and Kelly show, I won't mind at all.
Constance Weygandt is a balance mentor who specializes in finding answers for individuals who are seeking an alternative to conventional diets and weight management. For more information or to sign up for Constance's free newsletter, visit her website at http://www.balancedwellnessonline.com
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