Focus On the Non-Negotiables (That Are All Free!)
Listen, it’s the holiday season and your time is limited due to all the festive parties, family time and, yes, food and wine. But that doesn’t mean your wellness routine needs to suffer.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds‘ trainer Don Saladino, who was worked with the couple for over a decade, shared tips on how to enjoy the holidays without depriving yourself. And while that may sound too good to be true, it’s actually way easier and cheaper than you think, with Don stressing three absolute pillars of a wellness routine: Hydration, getting your steps in and quality of sleep.
“I want them to be in a great shape and to feel good about themselves, but feel good to the point where they can go have it,” Don said of his clients’ approach to end-of-the-year fun. “I don’t want anyone to worry during the holidays. Go have fun, but can you maintain those non-negotiables?”
So, Don advised to drink at least half your body weight in water every day, explaining, “Dehydration is one of the worst things for us.” Then, focus on getting your steps in, with low intensity cardio proving to be beneficial for burning fat and your sleeping habits.”
“And I haven’t even put you in the gym yet,” Don reminded.
But when it comes to that…