Four Healthy Tips For The Fourth Of July

The 4th of July is filled with family, friends, fireworks and of course, food.  As the holiday approaches, set yourself up for success and remember these four healthy tips to stay on track:

  1. Don’t skip your workout.  Plan your time accordingly to get in a short strength training circuit with friends or family interval run, you will feel a lot better having done something rather than nothing.
  2. Extra, extra fruits and vegetables.  You can’t go wrong grabbing an extra serving of fruit salad or vegetables.  Research some healthy recipes and bring your own side dish to share with everyone!
  3. Go for lean meats.  Lean meats are a great source of protein with a lower fat content.  Grilled chicken or lean steak are great options over hot dogs and hamburgers.
  4. Practice moderation.  Grab a smaller plate to help with portion control.  Moderation is key.
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Have a safe & happy 4th of July!