As we approach the end of the year, we often take time to evaluate our lifestyles, promising to change for the better in the New Year. While Christmas is the perfect time to relax and spend some quality time on the sofa, don’t make it harder for yourself in the New Year by letting yourself go completely. Why wait until January to make a change?
If you are struggling to motivate yourself to go to the gym, an exercise class is a great way to transform your workouts into something sociable and fun! Body combat is an energising workout guaranteed to get your heart pumping and your body burning. Incorporating modern strength moves with ancient martial arts such as Taekwondo, Karate and Thai boxing, you’ll be kick starting your way to a toned physique and improved fitness levels.
A great workout doesn’t mean you have to jump and shout, why not try a more relaxing class such as Pilates or yoga? Both exercises emphasise the importance of balance and strength through core movements and poses. Yoga encourages mental and spiritual wellbeing, as well as providing physical benefits such as increased flexibility, strength and toned muscles. It may be the perfect remedy for a stressful visit from the in-laws!
While we all love spending time with family and friends at Christmas, sometimes you just need your own space. When it’s too cold to get outside and go for a run, the gym is the perfect place to reboot and clear your mind. Go for a long jog on the treadmill or the elliptical trainer, as cardio activity will cause you to release stress-reducing hormones called endorphins.
When the temperature is arctic outside, there is often nothing nicer than relaxing in a lovely warm Jacuzzi. You don’t have to be an Olympic swimmer to enjoy the pool facilities at DW Fitness Clubs. The luxurious hot spring pool is the ideal place to be relaxing over the cold Christmas days.
Getting fit is only half the battle, to lead a truly healthy lifestyle you must also eat a varied diet full of goodness. While Christmas treats are tempting, limit yourself to a few goodies or save yourself for the big day to avoid food remorse come January.
This Christmas, try something different. Say goodbye to that festive guilt by embracing the 12 days of fitness and joining DW Fitness Clubs. If you fancy taking the first steps to a healthy new you, why not challenge yourself to the 12 days of fitness by entering my giveaway to win a 12 day full pass to DW Fitness Clubs.
This pass entitles you 12 days in a local DW Fitness club starting Monday 8th December 2014 and the winner will be emailed their pass on Monday 8th December 2014. To see where your nearest DW Fitness Club is check out their website at www.dwfitnessclubs.com. This giveaway is open to UK residents only.
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