We’re all guilty of over-indulging during the silly season thanks to sugar-laden Christmas treats, hearty roasts with all the trimmings and a holiday hammock with your name written all over it.
The average Christmas dinner will cost you around 1500 calories – that’s more than some people’s entire daily intake in a single meal!
Luckily, there is one proven formula for a guilt-free Christmas. Exercise!
Studies have shown that if you consume significantly more calories than you burn off this Christmas, a short daily bout of exercise will stave off most of the negative effects of over-eating and inactivity.
We break down some of the naughty-but-oh-so-nice Christmas snacks and just how much exercise you’ll need to do to burn it off.[table “6” not found /]
Author: Good Life Health Clubs (North Adelaide), Kasey Morely