Posted - November 21, 2011

Keep Moving Over Your Holiday Vacation

Taking a vacation from work does not necessitate taking a vacation from a healthy lifestyle. Planning active vacations for your family not only helps you to de-stress from daily life, it also ensures the success of your surgery for weight loss in Dallas.

Here are a few successful tips on how to plan a healthy winter vacation:

  • Choose a location that lends itself to physical activity: Even cruise ships, with their abundance of food, offer plenty of fun activities both on the boat and ashore to keep your family moving.
  • Spend some time researching fun, family activities in your desired destination: City vacations provide wonderful opportunities to walk around and see the sights. Visit museums, historical sites of interest, or the zoo. Take the family to a skating rink or bowling alley.
  • Look for hotels with a pool, gym, or other activities, such as tennis lessons or daytime excursions: Consider the season and which activities are conducive to the weather. Also, if travelling during the winter, consider vacations that involve skiing or snowshoeing. Summer provides a wealth of activities that encourage fitness. Vacationing near a lake allows for swimming and water skiing. Camping is a great option especially if there are hiking trails nearby.
  • Book an adventure vacation: Some vacation packages are built around sporting activities, such as mountain biking, skiing, fishing, or scuba diving. Be sure to check on any necessary certifications, age limits, or health restrictions.
  • Check out travel websites, and do some comparison-shopping to help you book your vacation without breaking the bank.
  • Involve the whole family in the planning process: Designate various responsibilities to each family member to give ownership and boost excitement about your vacation.

Enhance the results of your bariatric surgery in Dallas, and set a good example for your children by taking an active vacation.


ATTENTION patients of Dr. Al-Kalla

Dr. Al-Kalla will be leaving Weight Loss Specialists of North Texas at the end of July. If you would like continue as his patient, please let us know and we can assist in getting your medical records transferred.

You may also choose to stay with Weight Loss Specialists of North Texas and we’ll gladly transfer your care to another provider on staff.

Thank you.