Check Out These Workout Detoxes—They'll Be Post-Holiday Dinner Lifesavers!

Check Out These Workout Detoxes—They'll Be Post-Holiday Dinner Lifesavers!
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Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and New Year's are all right around the corner. Food is a major part of the time of year. But instead of going crazy calorie counting at your office party or family dinner, do a workout detox after. What's a workout detox, you ask? Simple: it's a routine that will help you burn off the excessive calories and avoid any food comas. That way, you can continue with your regularly scheduled workout routine. 

Let's take a look at some of the best detox routines out there!

Men's Fitness 3-Day Detox

Men's Fitness 3-Day Detox

This workout is great after a night out drinking or after hitting up a family dinner where you ate too much of well, everything. This detox gets you back up to speed over three days of "moderately intense" workouts.

Men's Fitness 5-Day Holiday Workout

Men's Fitness 5-Day Holiday Workout

The goal of this workout is to use all of the extracalories you took in over the holidays and put them to good use. This means going hard and heavy. You won't be feeling as guilt about the second and third helpings you had pretty soon. 

Shape's 1-Day Post-Binge Routine

Shape's 1-Day Post-Binge Routine

If you're looking for something to make you feel about binging, then this is the the workout for you! It will help you get your body burning calories like a furnace again, so you can get back to your regular workout routine. 

Men's Health's 7-Day Detox

This plan alternates high intensity bodyweight exercises with light cardio. Follow this article's directions. If you're having trouble coming up with lower body and upper body exercises, the handy chart above can serve as inspiration. 

Daily Burns 5-Day Detox Course

Daily Burns 5-Day Detox Course

High intensity workouts and extremely detailed meal plans form a perfect union of calorie crushing. If you try this one, it looks like you're going to be making a very thorough stop at the supermarket before beginning. 

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