50 simple hacks to keep fit during the holidays
During the holiday season, do you usually trade workouts and wellness rituals for Christmas shopping sessions and stress galore? Don't worry, there is always a way to act in the interest
of your well-being, even if your work schedule is already heavy. benefit? Our tips will help you find a balance to stay in shape during the holidays.
This year it will be different. Have you made a firm decision not to stress yourself out with the holiday approaching? To perform your training routine, eat a balanced diet and finally finish your
book? However, there are always unexpected events that prevent you from enjoying the time you have dedicated to your well-being?
We've come up with 50 simple tips to help you stay fit and find your balance during the holidays. Yes, you read correctly! 50 tips! You are bound to find things that work for you there. Enjoy trying it!
Tip #1: Go for a walk every day and enjoy the fresh air. In winter, many of us spend more time indoors than outdoors. But, even during the cold season, the weather can be mild and inviting for a walk.
Tip 2: Whoever says Christmas necessarily says cookies! Try our sugar-free recipes like our Low-Carb Chocolate Almond Cake.
Tip #3: Replace warm wine occasionally with chunks of fruit or hot chocolate.
Tip #4: Not a fan of fruit and hot chocolate? So try our non-alcoholic drinks, they are healthy, delicious, hot and relaxing.
Tip #5: You are what you eat! Seasonal vegetables and fruits are not only especially tasty, but they can also be purchased from local producers. It's good for you and the environment! What grows in December? For example, turnip, mushroom, parsnip or beetroot.
Tip #6: Enjoy a hot breakfast with oatmeal prepared in several ways. And to cover it all up, there's nothing better than a winter treat like a ginger-flavored protein spread.
Tip 7: The outside temperature keeps dropping? Our workouts will help you sweat properly without ever having to leave your home.
Tip #8: Rest is just as important as training. Treat yourself to a nice hot shower or relaxing bath.
Tip #9: It's All About Balance! Don't be too demanding with yourself and allow yourself some sweets from time to time when you feel the craving.
Tip #10: Even if you're spending more time at home, put your well-being before the Netflix marathon. Relax by applying a mask on your face, reading a good book or drinking a cup of tea.
Tip 11: Find a new sport to fight winter laziness. Our in-house activities will help you find what works best for you.
Tip #12: Did you raid your candy locker? Don't miss meals and simply resume your regular meal schedule.
Tip #13: This is the perfect opportunity to try out winter sports like snowboarding!
Tip #14: Don't give up on your routine just because the holidays are coming up. Do you usually train three times a week? Stick to your routine. Even if you don't have time to go to the gym. It is always possible to do a session at home, short but intense!
Tip #15: Do your Christmas shopping in advance and avoid all "last minute" stress.
Tip 16: Night comes early and you feel tired? Put on your favorite Christmas music and dance away from the tiredness!
Tip #17: Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Just 10 minutes of gym in the morning will help you wake up and boost blood circulation.
Tip 18: Go good! Try to be more active every day and use the stairs instead of the elevator.
Tip #19: No stairs around? Get off a station early and walk the rest of the way.
Tip #20: The end of the year is approaching. This is the perfect time to get rid of things you don't need. The first step is to sort your belongings.
Tip #21: Are you feeling a little stressed and need to balance the stress of the holiday? How about doing some yoga to help your body and mind find some harmony? You haven't done that before? Don't worry, here's a video for beginners.
Tip #22: Your to-do list is endless and you've been unhappy lately? Every night, think of three things you are grateful for. It will help you set the record straight.
Tip #23: Add Cinnamon to Your Dishes and Cakes! This spice brings a little winter's flair to your dishes and provides a sense of luxury. Here's our favorite baked apple recipe.
Tip #24: Are you a cinnamon addict? Then try our Whey Protein Pumpkin Spice Latte!
Tip 25: In order to keep things clear, remember to open the windows regularly and leave enough fresh air in your living space!
Tip #26: Need an extra dose of relaxation? Take advantage of the cooler temperatures to give yourself a little sauna session.
Tip #27: Boost Your Energy Levels With Delicious Homemade Ginger Potion!
Tip #28: Are you too lazy to get doses of ginger and need an instant boost of energy? Try the sparkling ginger water!
Tip #29: Do you feel like the days are passing by? Pause for a moment and try to realize the present moment. To do this, you can do mindfulness exercises. Don't quite know where to start? We have compiled some mindfulness exercises that are easy to perform on a daily basis.
Tip #30: It's All About Time Management! Set aside time each morning to organize your day. You will surely find an hour to give yourself in spite of all your tasks to accomplish. Whether it's to exercise, go for a walk, or just keep reading a book.
Tip #31: Do you love to run, but aren't sure how to adapt your run when the weather is bad? We've rounded up 4 good reasons for you to run in the rain.
Tip #32: Sometimes it's impossible to escape the stress of the holiday season, and before you know it, you're on your way all day. In these cases, remember to take a small snack with you to avoid falling into the junk food trap. Our protein bars are perfect for satisfying those cravings on the go.
Tip #33: Winter foods, like roasted almonds, fill the air. But would you prefer a less sweet alternative? How about homemade chocolate almonds? It is not only delicious, but also ideal for gifting.
Tip #34: Don't worry too much about finding the perfect gift, because spending time with people is often the most precious thing! Spend a nice evening with your loved ones and charge your batteries.
Tip #35: We reveal why and how a quiet walk in the woods can help you recharge your batteries. Then the tasks you have left to accomplish will be just a stroll!
Tip #36: Gift shopping in December can be really stressful in terms of basics, but it's even worse when the stores are crowded. Plan the meal in advance so you know exactly what you need when you're shopping for the week. You'll find plenty of ideas in our collection of delicious recipes.
Tip #37: Despite having a curated shopping list, we are often distracted by limited-edition sweets and "special editions." Make sure to only put items in your cart that you intentionally wish to purchase.
Tip #38: Cheer on the little things, too, like watching your favorite Christmas movie again. And what's better than a snack to accompany it all? How about a mix of nuts and berries?
Tip #39: Set a realistic monthly goal. It could be an athletic goal like learning how to do push-ups correctly, or even something completely different. You chose!
Tip #40: No time to work? Do 10 squats while brushing your teeth or 15 sit ups while watching your line. A little exercise is better than none at all!
Tip #41: Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we forget to check on the people we care about. All it takes is a quick call or message to brighten someone's day. As fast as you can, take a few minutes.
Tip #42: Holiday postcards are another way to put a smile on someone you love. Indeed, who wouldn't love to be surprised to receive a postcard?
Tip 43: The year-end celebrations are a particularly joyful time. Now is the perfect time to find yourself a training partner and motivate each other.
Tip #44: Listen to your intuition! If you want to eat something, do not stop it, but pay attention to your feeling of fullness. It takes a bit of practice, but we have some helpful tips for you on embracing intuitive eating.
Tip #45: You have the right to say "no". Don't force yourself to eat something to please someone. You can also keep the offered cookies to eat when you really want them, without offending anyone.
Tip #46: Do you feel like you always want to snack? Make sure you get enough protein, preferably at every meal. And if you're full after your meal, you'll last longer before you even want to snack.
Tip #47: Don't refuse to eat somewhere out of fear of calories. Once you arrive at the restaurant, choose potatoes instead of french fries or fish instead of meat. You always have a choice!
Tip #48: Don't have a lot of time on your hands but still want to de-energize? How about performing effective interval training at home in just 4 minutes? Combine your two favorite exercises and start the timer to perform 20 seconds of effort, then 10 seconds of rest. Do four sets in all. Starting !
Tip #49: It's totally normal to be unmotivated or low on spirits, especially during this dark time of the year. Here are some tips to improve your mood so you can get back on the right track!
Tip #50: Listen to your body. Especially at this time, it is especially important to listen to the signals your body is sending. This will let you know what you need to feel good and stay fit during the cold season.