November 8, 2022

Healthy for the Holidays

A family cooks together in the kitchen

Maintaining healthy habits during the holiday season can be difficult. Busy schedules, holiday stress, family meals, and extra obligations—not to mention temptations—may cause your wellness routine to suffer, but it doesn’t have to!

A family cooks together in the kitchen

If you struggle to maintain your healthy lifestyle during the holidays, you’re not alone. Consider the following tips to help keep your wellness in check:

  • Stay active. A short workout is better than no workout.
  • Stick to your typical sleep schedule as much as possible.
  • Seek out healthy alternatives to holiday recipes.
  • Enjoy your favorite holiday treats in moderation.
  • Choose for homemade foods instead of processed foods or restaurant meals.
  • Plan holiday celebrations and activities that don’t involve food.
  • Make time for yourself.

These tips can help you maintain your wellness routine during the holidays, and Wellbeats’ Health Holiday program provides an extra boost of encouragement to make sure you stay healthy during the holiday season.

Healthy Holiday Program

Celebrate the holidays and stay well with Wellbeats! Our four-week Healthy Holiday program includes nutrition, fitness, and mindfulness classes within a plan designed to keep you on track, help you stress less, and provide extra encouragement along the way.

Each day, you’ll choose one of two classes based on your preference. Throughout the program, you’ll enjoy healthy holiday-approved recipes, like roasted acorn squash, apple cinnamon muffins, and 50/50 mashed potatoes (50 percent Japanese sweet potatoes and 50 percent cauliflower), and benefit from mindful eating and hydration tips. Gratitude meditations and quick workouts are included to help you cope with stress and feel your best during the holidays.

Already a Wellbeats member? Enroll in Healthy Holiday now. Don’t forget to share your progress with us on social media with the hashtag #WellbeatsForAll.

About Wellbeats, a LifeSpeak company

Wellbeats, a LifeSpeak company is a leading provider of on-demand virtual fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes for use in workplaces of all sizes, health plans, on college or university campuses, multi-family housing, the U.S. military, and fitness and health clubs. Based in St. Louis Park, MN, Wellbeats makes fitness accessible, affordable, and approachable for everyone. More than 1,000 classes and 35+ programs are available to help members stay on track and meet their goals. To learn more, visit or check out a sampling of the company’s fitness classes during a Facebook Live class, and follow Wellbeats on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.