Strategies for Your Off Day on the Day-Off Diet

Learn how to handle your off day while on the Day-Off Diet.

Strategies for Your Off Day on the Day-Off Diet

The Day-Off Diet is designed with a day off to help you lose weight without feeling deprived. But, a day off from the diet doesn’t mean you should devour all of the foods you’ve been craving. It’s a day to eat just enough of what you want to feel satisfied. Make the most of your off day with these five strategies that will keep you on track to reach your weight loss goals. Get more information on the Day-Off Diet here and take the Day-Off Diet Assessment to see which social support group is right for you.

Find Time to Exercise

While exercising isn’t necessary on the Day-Off Diet, it doesn’t hurt to get active. Even if you’re just walking around the block or doing chair lifts at home, any activity will help you feel healthier and get you on the track to lose weight more quickly than if you weren’t working out.

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