How Many Calories Do You Burn Getting Ready For the Holidays?

Busy preparing for the holidays? Not enough time to workout or get to the gym? Justifying your lack of exercise by telling yourself you’re burning calories by getting ready for the holidays? Here’s a breakdown of some everyday activities to see if you’re really making up the difference of not taking time out of your schedule to exercise!

(Estimated amount of expended calories based upon a body weight of 150 lbs)

The holidays bring a lot of additional stress and work. But it’s important to set aside time for yourself. Exercise will help you de-stress and gain additional energy to tackle the holiday madness. If you don’t have time to get to the gym – think about investing in some fitness equipment for your home. It doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or take up a lot of room – but it can make a huge difference in your outlook on the day if you can just take a few minutes to yourself on a spinner, treadmill, or other fitness equipment. Treat yourself to quality health, fitness, and you-time this holiday season. You’re worth it.

The Fitness Exchangehas holiday sales on new and used fitness equipment. You’re sure to find something that fits your space, budget and exercise needs.  The Fitness Exchange is located at 1004 Ridge Pike in Conshohocken and can be reached at (610) 397-1780.