1.GET SKI FIT
Whooping 200,000 skiing days are lost by holiday-makers due to aches and pains acquired on the slopes. Want to make sure it doesn’t happen to you? Check out Slopercise, a fun, easy-to- follow three-step plan designed to maximise the time you spend on the snow. Devised by Crystal Ski Holidays and David Lloyd Gyms, the workouts are inspired by ski moves and work even the most resistant muscles. View part one for free at https://youtu.be/58ey6KJ6M9k.
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2.FEED YOUR PASSION
Fitness lovers take note, The BodyHoliday has just launched a new Adventure Programme that caters to your every exercise whim. Perfect For adrenaline junkies, you can choose from extreme mountain biking, waterfall abseiling and hiking up St Lucia volcanic mountains, The Pitons all guaranteed to push you to your limits. Alternatively, head off the beaten track to take in the island’s lush rainforests and climb stunning peaks overlooking the Caribbean Sea, where you can try your hand at X-treme racing on high-speed yachts. From $500 a night excluding activities; thebodyholiday.com.
Have a stressful, hectic life you struggle to keep up with? Put down your phone and pick up the lovely Every Day Matters 2018 Diary for a few moments of mindfulness and calm. Its vibrant, uplifting artwork, thought-provoking monthly themes and insightful weekly quotes and reflections will help you feel organised and inspired every day. The pocket diary costs £6.99 and desk version £12.99; amazon.co.uk.
4. EAT UP
Want to embrace veganuary? Head to London’s Covent Garden for new, plant-based eatery, by Chloe (eatbychloe.com). Hot on the heels of its US success, the fast-casual restaurant will open in January, serving delicious salads, soups, burgers (the best veggie burgers in New York, according to Time Out 5ew York), sandwiches, fresh pasta, daily-baked sweets and more. Think Matcha Kelp Noodles and Guac Burgers, plus some surprise dishes especially designed for us Brits!
5.HIT THE BARRE
Still not tried barre fitness? Barrecore has launched the perfect class for beginners or anyone returning to fitness after a break, injury or pregnancy. Barrecore Signature Lite is a fun class that leads >you through iconic Barrecore movements at a slower pace, with stretching between sets. You’ll still feel the famous ‘Barrecore burn’ • (believe us, we’ve tried it!) and get that long, lean look without straining your body. For more details, see barrecore.co.uk.
6. ROCK IT!
‘I Feel my most comfortable and confident in activewear, ’ says Dancing with the Stars and Total Wipeout Host Amanda Byram. So much so that the fitness fan has spent two years designing her own range of activewear. The pieces come with flat locked seams to prevent chafing, plus performance fabrics and strategic mesh inserts for ventilation. With great shape retention and ergonomic panels for aflatteringfit, you’ll look as good as you feel. Prices From £35; The Body Studio selfridges.com.