- Stick to your fitness routine as much as possible over the festive season, and set time aside to be active.
- Remember that every bit counts, so even if you cannot get to the gym for your usual 30 minutes, three shorter 10-minute bursts of physical activity throughout the day still add up to a healthier you!
- Wear a pedometer to track how many steps you have done each day. This is extremely motivating and will encourage you to get moving on your holiday excursions.
- Limit screen time for the whole family. When you do watch TV, try to move around and “multitask” as you watch or listen. Try doing some stretching, sit-ups, or even marching on the spot.
- Get involved in games with your kids – it can burn quite a lot of energy following your little ones around for hide-and-seek, last-touch or garden cricket.
- Go for a light walk after a big lunch. Rope your relatives in for catch-up time!
- Spend more time relaxing and de-stressing outdoors – and you may notice your levels of physical activity going up without you even realising it.
Did you know?
Pick n Pay employs the services of a registered dietitian, Leanne Kiezer, to provide free nutrition advice to the public. Contact Leanne via the Pick n Pay Health Hotline on 0800 11 22 88 or firstname.lastname@example.org to start your nutrition conversation.