Christmas is the time for plenty of good grub, spending WAY too much time with the family and just taking it easy.
If fitness is a big part of your life or you're looking to keep off the pounds over the festive period, we've got some tips and tricks for staying in shape.
However, we have to say that you SHOULD indulge over the Crimbo and don't even think about the calories you're consuming.
Walks with the gal
It's a rare occasion that all the gals are off work and are free to meet up.
A walk in the park with your closest friends is a great way to move over Christmas and it's a great excuse to get away from the family for an hour or two.
It is also an activity that you can tailor into your festive schedule, so it could be a quick 20 min chat-up or a two-hour stroll.
It's the best winter fun around and ice skating can help to digest all the mince pies you've inhaled.
In general, a 45-minute muck-about on the ice will melt away 451 calories.
So get the fluffy socks out and lace up to enjoy some winter fitness.
Wrap up warm and get the hiking boots on.
There are plenty of trails and hikes to discover over the festive period.
It will give you an opportunity to reconnect with nature and to slow down after a year of working.
Central heating, consuming large amounts of salt and being inactive can lead to one thing – dehydration.
So make sure that you keep one healthy habit this Crimbo and keep the water on hand.
Your body will thank you for it as it attempts to digest an uncountable number of roses sweets.
Christmas Day swim
Change up the way you start your Christmas day with a dip in the sea.
Make sure you find a safe swimming spot and enjoy the freezing cold, crisp open water.
Cold water boasts many healing properties such as easing depression.
It's a great way to end the year.
5km Festive run
It's a tradition for a lot of households to do a 5 km run to kick off the festive season.
If you can drag any family member out on Christmas morning, it's a perfect way to start the day.
If your boyfriend's relatives do a 5km run for fun – we are sending you sympathy hugs (and there's still time to break-up with him before Christmas).
But they might be onto something as the run will ignite those endorphins (aka happy hormones) – and it doesn't matter if you run, walk or crawl the 5 km.
Stepping your way into the sales
Get in those steps as you hit the sales this year.
Elbows out as you wade your way through the crowds and snap up some bargains.
All your muscle power will come in handy as you wrestle the last pair of Gucci gloves out of an old lady's hands – they're stronger than they look.