Before you let that BBQ fare derail your summer health plan, use these 3 easy tips to recover faster from a cookout this summer.
This seems simple, but it's tempting to drink everything BUT water at a family
gathering during the summer. Between lemonade, sweet tea, and the newest craft beer, it's easy to forget to stay hydrated when chowing down on ribs and tofu burgers. If you didn't grab much water at your cookout, detox your system with 2 days of only drinking water. In the morning, drink 8 ounces of water (preferably at room temperature) with juice from 1/2 lemon. This boosts your liver into helping your body fight toxins from fatty foods. Use these helpful ideas to add more water to your diet.
Anything from taking a walk with your family after a big meal to scheduling a spin class for the day after a holiday will help keep you on track with your fitness goals. If a hangover has you bed ridden, try out these 10 exercises that don't require you to get out of bed!
Whether that's having a side of greens at brunch or including kale
in your morning smoothie, green veggies provide nutrients that your body craves. "Brassicas" provide sulphoraphane that contain anti-cancer properties. A green-heavy diet the day after a BBQ with friends and family can help balance out your diet.