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5 Tips For Shedding Holiday Pounds

  • By Adam Kelinson
  • Published Jan. 6, 2014
  • Updated Jan. 6, 2014 at 7:42 AM UTC
Everyone's looking to shed excess pounds after a holiday season of indulgent eating.

2. Sign up for a race.

This sounds simple but the earlier you set your goals for the season and sign up for a race, the earlier you will start to put in place the mindset to achieve them. Isolating the focus on weight loss alone can lead to a very restrictive mentality and one that can easily backfire. Although having a weight loss goal can be self-motivating, maintaining the regime to do so can be challenging to sustain without a purpose behind it. However, nothing gets an athlete going like signing up for a race. Focus the mind and the body will follow.

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