Tips to stay fit through the holidays

Here are a few helpful tips to stay fit through the holidays, a new workout outfit and a lululemon gift guide!

lululemon puffer jacekts

lululemon Puffer jacket // foil print leggings // long sleeve pullover

Be acitve in the morning

Getting in a walk or workout class first thing starts the day on a healthy note. Try to get your fitness in first thing in the morning so that other obligations don’t get in the way. A walk with a friend or with your man is a great way to catch up while moving.

Start the day with a healthy breakfast

Having a healthy breakfast helps keep me full until lunch and makes me want to eat well throughout the day. My go-to breakfasts are oatmeal with peanut butter and fruit or a smoothie.

Make healthy swaps

Order a sparkling water with ice and lime or a plane cranberry juice instead of a cocktail. If your holiday weakness is pretzels or cookies, try popcorn or dark chocolate. Instead of cookies have a piece of dark chocolate!  Have spaghetti squash instead of mac n’ cheese, a baked sweet potato with cinnamon and salt instead of mashed potatoes.  

Stay hydrated

Be sure to stay hydrated throughout the day by always keeping a water bottle with you.

Wear workout clothes you feel confident in

New workout clothes that you feel good in definitely helps motivate. I recently got these copper leggings and am excited to put them on in the morning because they are so fun! This long puffer jacket keeps me warm so I’m not tempted to miss a walk because it is cold.

lululemon yoga mat

These copper leggings are my new favorite pair from lululemon! The foil sparkle is perfect for the holidays and I find the high rise fit and thick material really comfortable and flattering. I just ordered them in the luminous black color as well! 🙂

lululemon cloudscape jacket and lululemon gift guide

This long puffer jacket is like wrapping up in a big duvet! I got it to wear for cold morning walks, errands and to and from yoga. Size down in this coat, I would say it runs big.

lululmeon long sleeve

This is such a good quality long sleeve pullover. The material is thick and comfortable. I always size up two sizes in this top so that the fit is more oversized.

lululemon wunder under high rise tights

Luke and I always give each other something from lululemon for Christmas and birthdays. Since we both love the brand so much, I put together a lululemon gift guide with our favorites…

Lululemon gift guide!

lululemon gift guide

define jacket – Luke gave me this jacket for Christmas one year and it has been my favorite running jacket ever since. It is lightweight, very flattering and has pockets.

small things pouch – This little bag would make a perfect stocking stuffer or gift. You could fill it with their favorite products or a gift card.

stay hot keep cold bottle – A bottle is a great add on gift!

cloudscape jacket long – This jacket literally feels like you are wrapped in a duvet. I love it for cold walks in the morning because it keeps my legs warm too. Size down – this jacket runs big.

wunder under high rise tight – These are my new favorite pair of leggings from lululemon! The foil sparkle is so fun for the holidays and I find the high rise fit really comfortable and flattering. They are thick too! These come in black or copper – I got both colors because they are that good!

Alpine air crew – This is a great gift option for him.

ABC pant – Luke loves these pants because they can be dressed up or down. He finds them really comfortable and wears them for the office, travel and weekends.

Cruiser backpack – With all of the compartments, this bag is a perfect gym, work (it fits a laptop) and travel bag for him.

Mat – This is the yoga mat that I use and love.

On my level duffel – This lightweight duffel is perfect for the office to gym bag.

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Big thank you to lululemon for sponsoring this post. Photos by Mary Hafner.

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