Looking for a healthier Christmas and New Year in Kettering?

Published: Friday, 15th December 2017

Here are some top tips for a healthier festive season!

Christmas is a wonderful time to spend with family, sharing a home-cooked meal and falling asleep in front of a festive film. However, the holiday season can all too easily be spoiled by illness or over-indulgence, especially when cooking a traditional turkey or other poultry dish. Also, our festive indulgences can eventually lead to considerable weight gain.

When your diary is full of Christmas parties and family gatherings, these handy tips can help you stay safe and healthy at Christmas whilst having a lovely time with your family and friends!

Turkey has become synonymous withChristmas – what could be better than a juicy fowl with all the trimmings? Make sure you have thought about all the stages of the cooking process (from defrosting through to what to do with your leftovers).

Nothing is more likely to ruin the holidays for everyone than an unnecessary bout of food poisoning. Get great tips to avoid spending your yuletide indisposed!

Weight gained over Christmas and New Year can seem particularly hard to lose. So, if you are looking for healthier alternatives this Christmas, swaps can be found here.

And finally, for anyone who has one too many glasses of sherry in years gone by, beat those hangover headaches with advice on to how to sidestep alcohol issues.

January 1st. The day when many people decide to purchase gym memberships they will only use once, buy sports equipment to make themselves feel proactive and make resolutions they have every intention of keeping – until temptation gets in the way.

If you are looking for a more practical and cost effective way to get in shape this New Year, Kettering has plenty of options to suit your need.

Join one of our free health walks, taking place regularly at venues around the borough. These walks last between 30 and 90 minutes depending on your chosen route, meaning there is something suitable for everyone. A great way to meet new people and kick-start a healthier you at the same time!

For the more competitive there are also lots of sports and activities for people of all ages to get involved with. Find a sports club near you and try something new today.