You can still workout when you travel

Gotta get that exercise in.

Traveling and exercise are two words that don’t usually go together. Don’t worry there is a way to squeeze it in. Remember even when you are on the road, it shouldn’t be a vacation from a healthy lifestyle. Here are some ideas to keep you focused no matter where you are.

  1. Enjoy the great outdoors – the easiest and cheapest way to be and stay active is walking. All you need is a good pair of tennis shoes. It is also a way to enjoy nature. You can even do push-ups outdoors too.
  2. Burpees – This exercise was made for small spaces and uses all main muscle groups. Click here to learn how to do this exercise properly.
  3. Turkish Get-ups – This is also a hotel-room friendly exercise. I know you are thinking “what are these called?” But trust me this  functional exercise will help keep your core strong, so squeeze those abs.
  4. Tabata workouts – This is a quick way to mix up a workout without equipment. Many of these exercises including using your own body weight for resistance.
  5. Hotel workout – Here are some ideas for a 30 minute hotel workout, which includes a video demonstration too.

 

And if you don’t like any of these ideas, everyone loves cards, so you will have to try this one by Jenna Wolfe, a certified personal trainer and correspondent for the Today Show.

 

What do you do to stay active when you travel?

Photo Credit:  YoLoPey

About Grace Derocha

Grace Derocha is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and certified health coach. She loves helping others learn how to live a healthier and happier lifestyle. Grace was born and raised in Michigan. She is a wife, mommy, Spartan, and avid Detroit sports fan. She loves food, music, dancing, shopping, reading, and smiling.
 
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