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Holiday Fit Tip: Be Sport Specific

Let's face it: As the month of December progresses, there seems to be less and less time to work out. Instead of trying to fit in the various elements of your workout, try just being sport specific. If you run, make sure you have time for your regularly scheduled runs and if you can fit in some weight training, great. If not, it is OK to skip strength training for a couple of weeks. If you cycle, get on your bike and get three rides in a week.

If you don't train for a specific sport, then aim for working out at least three times a week. Remember if you are pressed for time, adjust your workout by shortening your routine, don't eliminate exercising altogether.

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nancita nancita 9 years
This is actually a good tip, and something I hadn't thought of. Like, if I can just stay in shape with my basic routine through the holidays, then it will be easier to get into the expanded routine later.
mtiger mtiger 9 years
Renee...I've got 40 to lose! Maybe we could help each other!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Something is better than nothing-that's for sure!
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I just joined a gym, so I think 3 days a week will be good for me. Anything is better than nothing!! Hopefully I stay motivated! I've got 50 lbs to lose!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I'm sure I can handle 3 times a week :) I just try and go WHENEVER I can afford to :)
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