Post-Thanksgiving Full-Body Workout

7 exercises to get the body moving after a full day of eating!

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you are still full from yesterday’s meal. Even though it might not have been the full celebration of previous years, you still managed to spend the whole day (rightfully so) in the kitchen and then on the couch.


Instead of falling into yesterday’s footsteps and spending more time eating than moving your body, it’s important to find some healthy and energizing movement today. This isn’t because you should feel shamed into burning off those Thanksgiving calories, but rather because the holiday season can sometimes shift our focus away from those healthy habits.


After a day of eating and watching the Thanksgiving parade and National Dog Show, your mind can sometimes lose the motivation you might have had previously to maintain a workout schedule. That’s why the post-Thanksgiving workout is a great way to harness the energy of your Thanksgiving meal AND force your mind to keep up a workout schedule even during the hectic holiday season.


That’s why I have a high-intensity full-body workout ready for you today!


There are 7 exercises in total, complete 2-3 sets depending on your time availability and how you feel after each set. Take breaks in between each exercise, and don’t forget to drink water and have fun!


Exercise 1: Squat to push-up combo (10 reps)



Exercise 2: Overhead press with lunge (8 reps each side)



Exercise 3: Burpee to alternating lateral squat (10 reps– a squat to one side counts as 1 rep)



Exercise 4: Rolling jumps (8 reps)



Exercise 5: Burpee to squat (8 reps)



Exercise 6: Star jumps (10 reps)- option to bounce in between jumps like I do!



Exercise 7: Overhead press to burpee (10 reps)


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