Get fit after Christmas

Alt.Cardiff explores alternative ways of getting into shape after Christmas

Lose the weights this Christmas (photo: JP)

Shop shelves are rapidly lining with mince pies and the prospect of seasonal overindulgence is getting ever closer.

But after all that gorging over the Christmas period, how can we get back into shape?

Research has shown that people in Wales do not eat as healthily as those in England, pointing to an increased need for exercise, especially in the new year.

78% of Cardiff women have already attempted to lose a stone in the weeks leading up to Christmas, according to an Atkins survey, and will be looking to lose more after the holiday season.

Alt.Cardiff therefore offers its top five alternative ways to get fit after Christmas, as well as a chance to make some fitness-led new year’s resolutions and stick to them.

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