Enjoy Holiday Hoopla Without Gaining a Pound - Shape Up While You Shop

You can enjoy the special treats of the season without packing on the pounds! Here are my top 12 strategies for avoiding holiday weight gain.
Shape Up While You Shop
Turn your countless mall excursions into mini-workouts. Park in one of the farthest lots, take the stairs instead of the escalator, walk from store to store at a brisk pace, and carry your own bags (don't palm them off on your husband or kids). If you have the time, take an extra lap around the whole mall and do some window shopping — who knows, you might even spot that one gift you've been struggling to find in a store you don't normally frequent.