Our team shares how they will stay active during the holidays!
Marie-Lynne and her fiancé transformed their basement into a home gym. So she will be working out 3-4 times a week for about 45-60 minutes.
To stay active this holiday season, Holly will be going ice skating with some friends at the Meewasin skating rink and will try to make it to yoga class. She wants to increase the number of times she walk (instead of drive) for short trips e.g. to the mall or the grocery store.
Véronique will stay active during the holidays by walking the mall before she shops the mall, meaning that she plans on going in an hour before the stores open to get some cardio done! She also plans on dancing away to all her favorite holiday songs.
To keep active over the holidays, Stephanie is going to run after her new kitten Toulouse at her parents’ house in Yorkton. She plans to go on outdoor family runs and take part in some yoga classes in Toronto. If there’s time, she will go snowboarding as well!
Allysha found a new way to stay more active in the winter. She lives in an old 3 storey house, and she realised that she could run up and down the stairs to get her heart rate up. She will put her running shoes on and will run up and down the stairs 5 times, followed by a set of hand-held weights. She will repeat the circuit several times, it’s amazing how much she huff and puff by the end. She will have to shut her cat in the bathroom while she runs so she won’t trip her on the stairs.
Gabrielle will go for walks in her neighbourhood; participate in a Holiday curling bonspiel, and jump on the treadmill for some cardio after the Christmas-baking-indulgence!
During the holidays Roger will be on his stationary bike for at least 30 minutes per day, gradually increasing the resistance each time. Also, during the first week of January, he will be snowshoeing with his wife.
Melissa will be dog sitting during the holidays. She plans to take the dog on 2 to 3 walks of 20 to 30 minutes in duration per day. She is also planning to restart her yoga practice.