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At-Home Workouts to Help Keep You Healthy (physically and mentally) this Holiday Season

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It’s hard to find time around the holidays to take care of yourself, as it’s one of the busiest and most stressful periods of the year. But that’s why it’s crucial you schedule a few minutes every day to help keep your body and your mind healthy. Below are a few of our favorite methods to help you maintain a healthy heart and joyful soul. BONUS – get your whole family involved!

Physical Health Activities

Easy Exercises for the Holidays – Easy-to-fit routines for your jam-packed holiday schedule – from Good Housekeeping

Staying active during the holidays – These quick tips will help you plan ahead, prepare yourself for any eventuality, and provide workouts to help you stay active this holiday season – from

Best exercises for women’s health and fitness – Compilation of helpful information on how to start a moderate exercise program – from AVAWORLD *Thanks, Amelia!*

3 quick and easy holiday workout ideas – Exercises, tips, and advice from well-known trainers throughout the country to make sure you’re not dreading the gym in the new year – from Mens Journal

The 12 exercises of holiday fun – There are a ton of holiday celebrations going on right now and how fun would it be to do a workout that fits right in with the holiday spirit? – from Triathlon Magazine Canada

70+ Group Fitness workouts from our own GS Group Fit Instructors

35 more Group Fitness workouts from our own GS Group Fit Instructors

6 weeks to fitness for absolute beginners – Whether you’ve taken a long break from exercise or you’re just getting started, this six-week program is the perfect place to begin. You’ll establish an exercise routine with simple, straightforward workouts that progress from week to week – from

Mental Health Activities

Stress, depression and the holidays: tips for coping – Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression – from Mayo Clinic

5 things to do when the holidays aren’t exactly uplifting – Five things you can do if you find yourself stressed or depressed this holiday season – from Mental Health America

Healthy Holidays – Compilation of healthy holiday articles from Mental Health First Aid USA

Coping with holiday anxiety and stress – Understanding our stresses and worries can help us better prepare to cope and find new ways to enjoy the season – from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Avoiding holiday stressors: tips for a stress-free season – Of all the things on your holiday preparation to-do list, the most critical one is maintaining your mental health and practicing self-care – from National Alliance on Mental Health


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