Don’t Let Holiday Travel Stress Control Your Eating and Exercising Choices This Year

Stop Holiday Travel StressHoliday travel stress can feel overwhelming when compounded with all the other stresses that come with this time of year. That said, if you learn how to keep the strain from your journey under control, you’ll reduce the risk that it will take over your ability to keep up with your nutrition and fitness.

After all, the most stressed out you feel, the more likely you are to seek out comfort foods and to skip your workouts. If your holiday travel stress gets to you, it could do a lot more to you than make your trip and unpleasant one. It can set back your weight goals and slow down your fitness progress. Not only does that risk starting your new year in a harder place, but it can make you feel even more stressed.

You feel guilt from giving up on things you know you should be doing. You lose energy from failing to eat right and exercise, and you don’t gain any of the stress busting benefits of treating your body healthfully.

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