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Have Fun at Your Richmond New Homes with these Healthy Holiday Tips

December 23, 2011
Gerstad Builders

Enjoy the Holidays at Your Richmond New Homes

Let’s face it: with all of the tasty goodies lying around your Richmond new homes, the holiday season can be a little harsh on the waistline. Though you don’t want to completely deny yourself the delicious treats, you should practice a little moderation. So, before you go overboard at your next gathering or party, keep in mind the following healthy holiday tips so that you can have fun this season without starting out the New Year full of regret.

Don’t Skip Meals: Though you think you’re saving calories for the big party later in the day, you’ll probably end up consuming more when you finally do eat.

Exercise Portion Control/Fill Up on the “Good for You Stuff”: Start out by filling your plate with the healthier offerings at the party, and then exercise portion control over the not-so-good-for-you treats.

Eat Slowly and Enjoy Your Company: Make sure to surround yourself with people who help you relax, and enjoy yourself. When your table is full of laughter and talking, you’re less likely to overindulge.

Don’t Forgo the Exercise: While this time is full of fun, family and friends don’t forget to make time for a little exercise. If you’re already on a program, then stick to it. If not, then ask your friends and family to join you on a walk after dinner, or find other ways to get moving.

While you’re out enjoying the season, don’t forget to stop by one of our beautiful communities for a tour. We have Richmond, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and McHenry new homes to suit every buyer’s needs. And, if you hurry, you can still take advantage of our end-of-the-year incentives including new home prices and 10 percent off the base price of any new home!

For more information, visit the Gerstad Builders website.

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Roger Gerstad is the president of Gerstad Builders, a family-owned and operated company committed to construction of homes of the highest quality known to the industry. Roger is a graduate of Bradley University and was educated in the field of construction through the wisdom and leadership of his father. Gerstad has developed the communities of Mill Creek, Waters Edge, Winding Creek, Deerwood, Chesapeake Hills, Abbey Ridge, The Trails of Winding Creek, Pebble Creek, Timber Trails, The Trails of Boone Creek, The Trails of River Oaks, The Towns of Boone Creek, Liberty Trails, and Abbey Ridge Townhomes in McHenry, Illinois as well as Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Illinois, Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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