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The Runner’s Holiday Tip Of The Day

  • By Competitor Running
  • Published Dec. 13, 2011
  • Updated Dec. 13, 2011 at 3:30 PM UTC

Dec. 2–Cope With Indulgence

Do you really need a fifth cookie?

Want that second helping, extra cocktail or super-rich dessert?

“Savor your decision but own up to the fact that you indulged,” says Competitor Magazine senior editor Sabrina Grotewold. “When I do this I make amends the next day by extending my workout by 10-15 minutes and having a fruit, veggie and fat-free yogurt smoothie the next morning.”

Take the stairs instead of the elevator all day, and walk as much as possible, advises Grotewold.

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