PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We talk a great deal about “weekend warriors.”
These are people who exercise on the weekend and often run into complications because they may have pushed themselves too hard and not given themselves enough opportunity to recover.READ MORE: Nicholas Bednarek Identified As Man Killed In Cheltenham Crash That Injured 4 Other Teens
Certainly exercise on the weekend is important, you just need to balance it and build to levels you’re comfortable with.
But there is another group of people who run into problems on the weekend, entirely different problems.READ MORE: Police Believe Suburban Philadelphia Homes Being Targeted By Organized Theft Ring: 'You Don't Think Of It Happening Here'
People who regularly overeat on the weekend can sabotage their weight loss efforts and this can lead to a weight gain of nearly 10 pounds by the end of the year.
In case you’re wondering, the worst day for overeating tends to be Saturday.MORE NEWS: Hyram Hill, Son Of Philadelphia Police Officer, Killed In Targeted Shooting In North Philly, Sources Say
As physicians would often warn patients about not overeating on holidays but few of us think about the weekends. It is something that all of us should consider and can make a big difference.