It is all to easy to let ourselves go in December, and then regret it throughout January, February, well the rest of the year really. It doesn’t have to be a struggle but don’t wait for January to get in shape. Start building muscle, burning fat, and checking off resolutions right now with this month-long guide for beating the holiday bulge and sculpting (or keeping) the body you’ve always wanted.
A review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that the longer it takes you to re-focus on fitness, the more your enthusiasm for it will dim, and the harder it will be for you to get back on track. In short, a day off won’t hurt you, but a week or two off can derail your progress toward your goals. It can also inflate your waist size, according to a study in the Journal of Applied Physiology. The researchers found that just two weeks of inactivity can increase belly fat by seven percent. See more