Shed the calories from that stuffing

By: Amy Lipman Email
By: Amy Lipman Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. You might be feeling full after all of that Thanksgiving food, but you don't have to let it get to your physique.

"It's a good thing I'm burning some now because after dinner I don't think I'd be able to come to the gym," said Scott Roahrig, who went to Gold's Gym Thursday before dinner.

Some people chose to take a trip to the gym Thursday morning to burn off calories before they dug into Thanksgiving dinner.

A good cardio work out can ensure the 4,500 calories the average person eats today doesn't cause weight gain.

Jumping on the treadmill or lifting weights even after dinner or this weekend can burn up those extra calories you consumed in turkey and stuffing Thursday.

As for athletes who are training, they said the holidays are never an excuse to skip a work out.

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