I know that for many, cheat days are a normal part of their wellness routine. They give some a certain incentive to look forward to while they sneak up on others unplanned and leave them sideswiped by their sudden overindulgence.
This week when perusing the blog circuits, I was struck by a post on the Lisa Johnson Fitness blog site regarding cheat days. In her post, ‘The Pitfalls of Cheat Day’ Lisa explores the concept and whether this concept is a positive reward for eating healthy a majority of the time or a complete contradiction to the whole idea of balance and moderation. Check it out.
I once heard someone say, “You aren’t a dog, don’t reward yourself with food.” What are your thoughts on cheat days? I’d love to hear from you!