Holidays are a source of pleasure and relaxation, but they can also be a source of unhealthy take-away meals and a lapse in health and fitness.

While it’s ok to let go a bit on holiday, it pays to keep tabs on those extra calories. There has been many an intrepid adventurer who has taken not just precious memories, but unwanted kilos from his or her vacation.

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The good news is, campervan holidays tend to be more active, and you can usually cook your own meals. However, it’s very easy to slip into bad habits, so here are some tips to keep you on track:

  • If you are staying in a campervan with kitchen facilities, take advantage of it! Make cooking healthy meals a fun family activity. Get the kids involved in meal planning. You have the luxury of time you would not enjoy during the daily grind.
  • Think about practicing some simple, healthy recipes before you travel. There are heaps of great cookbooks out there which specialise in cooking quickly with a few ingredients. Stir fries, casseroles and salads are simple, healthy options.
  • Make sure you take suitable