Healthy for the Holidays Fitness Plan: Flexibility

Jessica Smith
by Jessica Smith
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Healthy for the Holidays Fitness Plan: Flexibility

Welcome to Day 5: Healthy for the Holidays!

Today’s session is all about taking time to rejuvenate your body with a relaxing, full-body stretch. You won’t need any equipment for this, though you may want a mat or a towel for some of the floor poses.

Prefer to do your own routine? Schedule 15–20 minutes of your favorite total-body flexibility work, and check in with us in the comments below or on social media once you are done.

Today’s Healthy for the Holidays Tip: Manage your stress!

Find the time to recharge during this busy season with a few minutes of meditation, prayer or other forms of gratitude and relaxation. Need some help getting started? Check out these 18 ways to stress less.

Let me help you fit in fitness 10 minutes at a time with my brand new “Walk On: 10 Minute Quick Walk Mix!” This at-home exercise program features cardio, strength and flexibility routines that work with even the busiest of schedules.

Day 5: Stretch and Relax

This workout can be logged as “MILD STRETCHING” in your MyFitnessPal app.

Tell us when you’ve completed today’s workout. Share it in the comments below, or tag us in your check-ins @MyFitnessPal so we can cheer you on!

More Healthy for the Holidays Workouts

> Join Our Healthy for the Holidays Fitness Plan
> Day 3: Abs, Back + Stability
> Day 4: Intervals

About the Author

Jessica Smith
Jessica Smith

As someone who struggled to lose weight for years, Jessica found that the key to her own 40-pound weight loss was making small, healthy lifestyle changes that led to big, lasting results. Now, as a certified wellcoach, fitness instructor and personal trainer, she has spent the last 15 years helping students and clients reach their goals in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. She now reaches millions online through her YouTube Channel and home exercise DVD series. Please visit to learn more about her fun, results-driven programs for all levels of exercisers.


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