Food is joyful, as is a little indulgence over the festive season. Don’t deprive yourself this year, but don’t slip into a sedentary slump on the sofa and undo all your training.
Whether you’re at home, on a work trip, or at the gym, this 12 days of Christmas workout is designed to be done anywhere, with zero equipment necessary. They’re all functional bodyweight exercises, but if you want to crank up the effort a notch, grab some dumbbells or kettlebells (or jingle bells) and incorporate them into your workout. Ask one of our personal trainers to guide you on this if you’re unsure.
This 12 days of Christmas workout is a playful way of injecting more movement into December, burning off an extra eggnog or three in the process. Ready? We all know the song, so sing along and get a sweat on…
Repeat the entire set four times as fast as you can.
When performing the 12 days of Christmas workout, it’s important that each move is carried out with unflawed form. If executed poorly, your efforts are tarnished. Here are a few form-cleansing tips to make sure you unlock the most from your movement and avoid any potential injuries from happening:
Don’t forget to warm-down with a good walk or stretches. Got a foam roller? Those tissue massagers are the best way to recover from a muscle-sculpting workout. Download our foam rolling guide to learn how to get the best from your recovery. Want to experiment with different workouts? Give this core-strengthening kinesis workout a go on our state-of-the-art Kinesis Wall.