Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
Not-So-Fat Tuesday: 8 Healthier Mardi Gras Recipes
25 No-Equipment Moves That Transform Your Body
Healthy Recipes
12 Smoothies That Satisfy Intense Chocolate Cravings

Walking Helps You Rebound After the Gorge

Some of you have families that get active on Thanksgiving and some of you don't. Regardless, if you play touch football before your feast, you should definitely go for a walk after it. Walking, strolling even, aids digestion.

Gravity helps keep your food moving through the proper channels, which is necessary if you have stuffed yourself silly. Even better, take a walk before you eat too. Getting moving premeal is kind of like paying it forward for your cardiovascular system.

So take a walk with your loved ones, instead of plopping on the couch to watch a game before or after your feast. If you need to escape some overbearing relatives a breath of fresh air, this is the perfect excuse to get out of the house and go for a stroll.


Around The Web
Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies
7-Day Gratitude Challenge
What to Do After Overeating
Lingerie Buying Guide For Men
Recipe For Bacon-Wrapped Dates
Gratitude Cards and Gifts
DIY Spa Kit

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
that's definitely something that's smart - if you walk around a bit after having some of that delicious meal. i know that this year for myself, my fiance and i threw the frisbee around a bit after dinner (or lunch as it was this week) and that's how we got our food to process and settle a bit better. it beats taking the post meal nap - that's for sure.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
So my mother decided (at the last minute) to invite over this family from their church so we had 6 extra people at Thanksgiving. The house was jammed with people and I was so stressed out...I HAD to take a walk after dinner just to get a little peace and quiet! I came back a lot calmer and in a much better mood.
DoctorBunBun DoctorBunBun 7 years
I'm visiting my family in Florida, and the weather is LOVELY! :) So I'll definitely be taking a stroll outside after the feast.
kia kia 7 years
We may be getting a frosting of snow today but will still be outside for a small hike after dinner.
Latest Fitness