Beauty workout

A woman bathing.
A woman bathing.

If you feel like a spare part in the gym, sprint back to the sanctuary of your bathroom.

The beauty world has some seriously heavyweight products to keep your face and body fit for 2014 - no gym membership or sweat required.

And if you’re still bravely clinging on to the cross-trainer? Indulge in these products before or after your workout as a changing room treat.

Whip slack skin and lazy complexions back into shape with these beauty boosters.

Face lifting

There are plenty of toning and weight exercises designed for your body, but don’t let your face miss out on the action.

Invest in a firming potion for some facial fitness. Unlike the ‘real’ gym, when it comes to the face, encouraging plumpness is key to diminishing fine lines.

Give your complexion a bootcamp-style workout with Bliss’ Firm, Baby Firm. The dual-action serum gets to work firming up the delicate eye zone and improving elasticity in the chin area, £55 (

To encourage some youthful bounce, try Clinique’s Repairwear Uplifting Firming Cream. A skin personal trainer in a pot, it visibly tightens, lifts and firms the face and neck, £52 (0870 034 2566/

Sports massage

Facial gyms haven’t been invented yet so engage in the next best thing - massage. You don’t need a sports physio to relax your muscles. Self-massage in the mirror allows oxygenated blood to flow freely, releasing toxins and alleviating festive puffiness.

Celebrity facialist Sarah Chapman makes uplifting massages easier with her Facialift device.

The massager features eight heads and 48 nodules to lift and sculpt the face and aid lymphatic drainage, £25 (