Posts categorized as: Holidays


How to not gain weight during the Holidays!

December 16, 2011 By: Victor Brick

The best most of us can hope for during the holiday season is a “maintain, don’t gain” scenario. Due to the holiday parties and prevalence of treats during the season we probably will not be able to lose weight or dramatically increase our level of fitness but we can maintain them. Here’s how. Weigh yourself…

Elsey Curtis – Darker Days? Let there be Light!

October 10, 2011 By: Elsey Curtis

We feel great after intense exercise.  And when the workout is behind us, so gooood! Such sense of accomplishment is ours, especially if we’ve pushed our increasingly diminutive girth out the door and made it to the gym in dismal, rainy weather.  After raising our endorphins through vigorous activity, we’re happy.  Or maybe not. What…

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Elsey Curtis – All New Holiday Workout

December 17, 2010 By: Elsey Curtis

For the first time in over one hundred and twenty years, if I total together the individual occasions my husband and I have each celebrated Thanksgiving, we didn’t have the traditional home-made cranberry relish and turkey.  Lest you feel sorry for us, let me hasten to add that Chip and I were in the Bahamas…

Lynne Brick’s Fit Tip #83 Five moves you can do anytime, anywhere this holiday season!

December 9, 2010 By: Lynne Brick

It’s the holiday season….. and time to focus on your needs, right? I can guess what you’re thinking. No way! You’ve got so much of the “usual stuff” to do. Gifts to buy, gifts to wrap, driving here and there, decorations to put up, people to see, parties, end-of-year work deadlines, etc, etc. None of…

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December Good Ole Uncle Vic

December 2, 2010 By: Victor Brick

Hello everybody, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, Happy Holidays. The answer to last month’s trivia question, what is KTV? It is a Karaoke box. This month’s trivia question: Who started the tradition of a lighted Christmas tree? Again, e-mail your answers to For many people, Christmas is the favorite time of the year; lights, presents,…

Lynne Brick’s Fit Tip #82 – The Real Secrets to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

November 24, 2010 By: Lynne Brick

You probably already know that the average American gains five to nine pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years. No one wants to be a statistic. These secrets can help you keep the pounds away this holiday and every day. 1. Size matters. Use a salad plate or desert plate for your main meal. Our tendency…

HOLIDAY HEALTH & FITNESS TIPS: Survival of the Season

November 22, 2010 By: Barbara Downes

It is not your imagination! Statistics show that most people gain over a pound between September and March each year, the bulk of that between mid-November and mid-January. While a pound or two doesn’t sound like so much, realize that it doesn’t just fall off in the spring, and that it accumulates over the years.…

The Road to 100 Fit Tip #64 Four Tips to Prevent Weight Gain During The Holidays

November 18, 2010 By: Victor Brick

It is said the average American gains between 7 and 12 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Yearís. We all know it is harder to lose weight than it is to keep it off in the first place. Why? Because it takes 9 kilocalories of energy to burn a gram of body fat. It only takes…