Keeping Fit Over the Holidays


Holiday seasons are about family get-togethers, traveling, and delicious feasts. It’s no wonder that our waistlines tend to expand during this time of the year. Can’t blame anyone for this, as we know how tough it could get to stick to our fitness routines with our super busy holiday schedules and the feasty treats. And, moreover, it will not be fair at all if we come up with a topic on healthy eating during a lovely time of food, fun, and laughter.

So, to tackle this problem we have come up with some smart and doable fun tips & tricks to make fitness a part of the celebration all along the holiday season.  Read on to know more about the easy and fun exercise routines to make you look your best during this holiday season.

Get out there together


The climate is getting cozier and colder day by day, and snuggling under the blankets with a mug of coffee or hot chocolate might feel just fine and comfy. But the problem is, that alone won’t help you to be in shape during the festive season. Here in this part of the world usually we have a very pleasant winter to enjoy. So, instead of opting for some indoor activities take the celebrations outdoors. Next time you go for your barbecue outing sessions make sure you involve in some outdoor games as well with your friends and family. Go for cycling with your friends or kids, the best way to enjoy the weather. This is a fun way to be physically active while enjoying your holidays.

Active Travelling


If you are going to travel, plan your vacation with some physical activities involved in it such as hiking, rock climbing, trekking, etc. Also, try to explore the city on foot or bike as much as possible rather than in a car or any other public transportation. This will keep you active throughout the holidays without giving you the feel of working out at the gym.

Sign-up for Fun Activities


Holidays are supposed to be relaxed and laid back, but some fun activities now and then will make it more fun. You can sign up for Zumba classes with your friends or cousins, or go for salsa classes with your significant one and learn some new moves for the new year’s eve’s party. This is not just fun but would be a good bonding session also along with burning some calories. Sounds cool, yeah?

Own it


If you are a party person, don’t limit yourself just to clubbing and socializing, but go and own the dance floor. There is nothing like matching your steps to good music, feeling the rhythm and getting in the groove till your feet ache, especially if you have good company.

The one thing that you must take care when partying a lot is to stay away from empty calories from the drinks and the junk food which not only expand your waistline, but they leave you feeling sluggish too.

Shruti Raj

A simple writer, with hands on experience in Public Relations and Communications. An ardent lover of food with a natural flair for culinary arts, who loves to write anything and everything about food, with a career background of more than half a decade invested in various communication fields. Now being a part of ICCA Dubai Digital Marketing team, she intends to showcase her professional expertise in web & print content development and food photography, and adapt to learn more with the team.

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