The Healthy Way to Celebrate St. Patricks Day
Regardless of your heritage, everyone feels a little Irish on the lead up to the yearly St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, and why not? We at Curves will be providing some fun and healthy St. Patrick’s Day suggestions for you to indulge in.
Curves can help you get your Irish on
If you’ve ever had the opportunity to experience the atmosphere at Curves, you’ll understand the communitive spirit is one of the most important factors of the club. Why not take advantage of this positive this forward-looking club aura? Perhaps try arranging alternate green clothing with your workout team to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day A great idea could be to set a prize for the best dressed on the day. Spreading the news in advance can result in a flash flood of green spreading across your Curves gym I it’ll be like your own little St. Paddy’s Day parade!
Roasted kale chips make a great St. Paddy’s Day snack
If you want something crunchy and satisfying to snack on then look no further. In about 20 minutes you can whip up some of these gorgeously green kale chips with our recipe *here*. This delicious snack has only 49 calories per serving. These chips have no saturated fat, cholesterol or sugar. In addition, each serving contains 7 grams of (good) carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber and 2 grams of protein.
Surround yourself with all that is green
Exercising outdoors can have can add many additional benefits to your workout. Whether it’s to burn more calories, which can be done with running in windy weather, where a strong headwind can provide a harder environment with more hurdles to overcome. More importantly it’s a perfect place to embrace the true spirit of St. Paddy’s Day – togetherness. Look at this as an opportunity to get out into the leafy green surroundings with your family and/or friends and experience some quality time together, whilst also getting some additional exercise in.
Spark some interesting conversations with some trivia on St. Patrick’s Day
Surprisingly the first St. Patricks Day parade wasn’t held in Ireland, it was Boston, and in the year 1737.
The first American President to attend a St. Patrick’s Day parade was President Truman in 1948 over 200 years since the first recorded parade.
According to an old Irish legend, Saint Patrick didn’t originally have the name Patrick, as his real birth name was Maewyn Succat before changing his name to Patricius before joining the priesthood.