Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging when you’re constantly on the road. While it’s essential to take a break from your everyday routine and unwind, bingeing on junk food and avoiding physical activity is not the way to go. Striking a balance between rest and exercise is crucial in keeping yourself healthy and fit.
To indulge yourself without compromising your well-being, try pairing your occasional treats with a morning run or a quick workout in your hotel room.
Here are some additional tips to help you stick to your healthy habits while traveling:
1. Go for a jog or take a long walk
Exploring a new city on foot is a great way to take in your new surroundings. This is
also an excellent way to recover from jet lag, especially if you find yourself awake
before most businesses open. Put on your running shoes and get out there!
2. Use the hotel gym
We know it’s not as great as our gym, but you can get a good workout in a hotel gym.
Here are some great strength exercises to do
bench–press/), which you can combine with sprint intervals on the treadmill.
Here are a few other great hotel gym workouts:
• 100 jumping jacks, 75 air squats, 50 push–ups, 25 burpees
• 10–9–8–7–6–5–4–3–2–1 reps: burpees, squats
• 10 rounds: 10 pushups, 10 sit–ups, 10 squats
3. Work out in your room or house
If you don’t have access to a gym, here are some workouts
(http://fittesttravel.com/blog/2018/10/13/hiit–workouts–for–the– hotel–room) you can
do in your hotel room with no equipment.
4. Indulge intelligently
You can enjoy drinks, desserts, and extravagant meals on vacation, but make sure every
day has some balance. Start the day with a healthy breakfast and eat a light lunch if you
know you’ll be eating a decadent dinner. You can give some thought to your nutrition
while away from home without completely denying yourself.
Remember, vacation doesn’t have to be unhealthy to be fun! Follow these tips and
you’ll come home fit, well–rested, and happy.