Halloween Candy Detox

Even the healthiest of us can get into a little too much Halloween fun, and everything is good in moderation but we can sometimes go overboard (and that’s OK!!!)

It can be a struggle to get back on track after having too much sugar. So I’ve come up with easy tips to help you get back on track and do a post-Halloween Candy Detox.

Drink More Water

Make your water consumption a priority for the next few days. It will help to flush out all the toxins that come from overindulging in the Halloween candy. You should aim to drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces of water each and every day. If you struggle to drink water then check out some of my favorite tips here.  You can also download a water tracking app on your phone to remind you to drink enough.

Break the Sugar Addiction

Eating sugar only makes you crave it more. It’s the truth and I can tell you that it’s that signal in your brain that makes you crazy and wanting more. To cut back the craving you can try doing a 3 Day Refresh which is an all natural cleanse to help you get back on track with your nutrition. (I promise  you won’t be running to the bathroom 24/7)  Also, eat lots of fresh fruits and veggies and focus on getting natural sugars from the food you eat.

Send Your Candy To The Troops

Out of sight out of mind. I know for me personally that having candy in the house is only going to lead me to sneak a piece or two when no one else is looking. Just think about the moments of weakness after a long day, that time of the month, or just mindless late night snack. We’re human and it happens to us all. So, if you don’t have it in the house you’re not tempted.

We let R. choose a handful of pieces to keep as treats and the rest gets donated. This one is close to my heart since my hubby was part of the military.   There are different places all over the country that collect the candy and will ship it for you. A quick Google search will help you find a drop off location.

Get Active

Get your metabolism fired up by getting in at least a good 30 minute sweat session every day this week.  Whether it is walking, taking a class, or doing a workout on Beachbody On Demand, it’s time to get your sweat on. It will release those good endorphins, help you shed those unwanted pounds and calories, and it will give you the energy to get through the rest of your day.

I got up this morning and crushed my Turbo Fire post-Halloween workout. It felt great to be back on track!  Accountability truly is key to success. I can tell you that my challengers are back on track today. Drinking their water and I’m giving them tips to stay on track in our closed accountability and support group. I believe that having a community of support around you is the very best thing you can do for yourself and for others. Do you have accountability and support? If not, visit my Facebook page for upcoming groups or send me a message at maragold3@gmail.com for more information.

Now is your time to shine! Take control of your health and fitness now. Imagine where you can be in just 30 days or 60 days! There is time to really turn things around before the holidays get in full swing.

Honestly, I always say that this time year is not about depriving yourself of everything you enjoy. It’s about having a balanced life! 80/20 rule is how I spend the holiday season!

 You have a choice:  The flavor last for a few minutes, the regret lasts way longer!

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