Get Fit This Holiday Season, 31 ways to help yourself stay in shape

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