Health & Fitness Expert Stephanie Mansour brings present wrapping hacks to Fox 32 for a healthier holiday season. Learn how to turn the most common holiday task into a fun and fit workout!
You have to wrap presents, so why not workout at the same time? It might sound silly to exercise while cutting and taping up gifts, but it will help you maintain your weight loss goals (and have a bit of fun while you’re at it!).
Clients in my weight loss programs for women often tell me how much they struggle to maintain their weight and fitness goals throughout the holidays. It’s such a busy time and working out is often the first thing to go.
Try these four present wrapping hacks to work up a sweat and feel great throughout the holidays!
Step 1: Cutting the Paper
Stand on your tip toes while cutting the paper for the present. This works your calves and lower legs.
Step 2: Wrapping the Present
Hold a squat while you wrap the gift (abs in tight!). This works your core, legs, and glutes.
Step 3: To the Tree
Take the present to the tree, but first do 10 alternate lunges per leg. This is good cardio and strength building!
Step 4: Stacking the Gifts
After the lunges, you’re close to the floor, so go ahead and sit down for this next workout!
Roll back into a half roll, abs in tight, take the present and do side crosses. Do 20 and then place the gift under the Christmas tree and start the whole workout routine over again. Woohoo!
As a weight loss coach, I know it’s vital for health to take every day chores and tasks and make them more fun and active! With a little creativity, you can pursue your best health and still check everything off your to-do list!
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