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Staying fit and healthy is never an impossible goal – even if you are someone who needs to travel often.
All it takes is some amount of determination and creativity! So if you are headed to an upcoming vacation or business trip, take note of these practical fitness suggestions:
Take a Walk
You really won’t have to wait to get to your destination before you can begin doing this. Do some brisk walking as you move around the airport and you’ll have a good exercise. Carrying a luggage will even take the experience to a higher level. So think of it as a blessing rather than a burden. Just be sure to wear comfortable footwear to make the most of it.
Stretch after Flights
A lengthy plane ride can really make you feel tired and heavy. Doing post-flight stretches can help invigorate your body. Spend several minutes doing these stretches and your muscles will be able to shake off the feelings of exhaustion.
Bring Light Exercise Tools with You
While bringing the dumbbells will always be out of the question, you can choose from many other exercise equipment to carry with you during a trip. For example, a jumping rope can be a great pick.
Experts agree that doing jump ropes makes it possible for you to burn more calories than you could when performing other cardio exercises. You may also bring a resistance band and a heart rate monitor to get the most of your out-of-town workout.
Check Out Local Fitness Centers
Another idea you can consider is to go to gym while you are in your vacation destination. If you are there during the holidays, then this can prove to be an excellent timing. Most fitness centers grant discounts to clients to attract more gym-goers to come. Look around and try to sign up whenever you find a gym that allows one-time clients (this is, of course, assuming that you will not be staying there for a long time).
Don’t Forget Your Supplements
If you are taking any medications or supplements, never forget to bring them with you. Pill organizers are a nice tool but you may also use 6 pack bags. You can put meals, supplements shakers, and everything in one place. You may even throw in your laptop or tablet into this briefcase. Carrying this to a business meeting will not be a problem because it is extremely well-designed. Use this resource if you want to learn more about this bag.
No Equipment Travel Workout (about.com)
Diet and Exercise Guidelines to Help Frequent Travelers Feel & Perform Better on the Road (travelfitness.com)