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But even if you can't make it to the gym or pool until January, there are plenty of ways to stay in shape in the party season.

Firstly, make sure you keep your energy levels up by treating yourself and the family to plenty of delicious, home-cooked meals in the run-up to Christmas. Your secret ingredient? Schwartz's brand new Limited Edition Winter Recipe Mix range is available for a short time only. It features four tasty varieties that everyone will love: Chicken, Bacon and Potato Pie, Meatball Pasta Bake, Lancashire Hotpot, Pork, Apple and Cider Casserole. Get them while you can at supermarkets nationwide.