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Here’s Your Thanksgiving Weekend Workout — from Fitness Influencer Emily Skye

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Thanksgiving weekend is a time when we indulge — and fitness expert Emily Skye says that’s totally fine as long as you stay healthy before and after your feast.

“One of the ways I like to live my life is with balance,” Skye tells PEOPLE. “Spending time with family and friends is really important, and being able to enjoy yourself with them without feeling restricted is also important. Thanksgiving and delicious meals go hand-in-hand, so enjoy yourself!”

The Australian health guru says having a couple of indulgent days “isn’t going to hurt.”

“I never feel guilty eating yummy delicious foods, even if they aren’t considered healthy, because I believe in treating myself every now and then,” she says. “If you want to feel your best long-term, then once Thanksgiving is over just make sure you go back to your healthy and active lifestyle.”

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If you want to stay on track with your fitness goals while home for the holidays, try Skye’s simple and effective workouts:

Thursday:  Full Body Workout

1. Knee push-ups for 30 seconds

2. V-ups for 30 seconds

3. Alternating lunges for 30 seconds

Complete each move one after the other with no rest in between moves. When you have completed all three moves, rest for 60 seconds. Repeat this process four times.

V-up starting position:

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Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

V-up second position, repeat:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Friday: Lower Body Workout

1. Squats

2. Glute lunge

3. Side lunge

Complete 14 reps of each move one after the other. Once you have completed all three moves, rest for 30 seconds. Begin again, but this time perform 12 reps of each move one after the other, then rest for 30 seconds. Continue to repeat this process subtracting two reps for each completed circuit until you have reached eight reps.

Glute lunge starting position:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Glute lunge second position, alternate and repeat:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Saturday: Abs and Core Workout

1. Crunches for 30 seconds

2. Butterfly kicks for 30 seconds

3. Ankle taps for 30 seconds (In sit-up position, move torso from side to side with arms reaching for alternating ankles)

Complete each move one after the other with no rest in between moves. When you have completed all three moves, rest for 60 seconds. Repeat this process four times.

Butterfly kicks starting position:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Butterfly kicks second position, alternate and repeat:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Sunday: HIIT Circuit

1. Crunches for 30 seconds

2. Grasshoppers for 14 reps

3. Split jumps for 14 reps

Grasshoppers starting position:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Grasshoppers second position, alternate and repeat

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Split jumps starting position:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Split jumps second position, alternate and repeat:

Declan Redmond and Emily Skye

Complete four rounds of this circuit with as little rest as possible in between moves and rounds.