Traveling usually disrupts you from your usual schedule. For most travelers, one of the routines that they would usually forego when on the road is exercise. Many travelers find it hard to maintain their exercise routine because they just don’t know how to modify their exercises so that they can do it in another place.
But here are some great suggestions on how you can work out or exercise even when you’re traveling:
Use hotel facilities
If you’re staying in a hotel, there’s a big chance that there is a gym or other health and fitness facilities in the premises. Take advantage of these amenities and do your workout in the hotel gym. Do ask if there’s an added charge to your bill if you use the gym because there are some establishments that do so. A good alternative to going to the gym would be to go to the swimming pool and swim a few laps every day. This is a great way to do some aerobic activities.
Walk or jog
Walking is a great You can have a great aerobic exercise by walking up and down the stairs. This is especially good if your room is about two three floors from the ground floor. You can also walk outside, which is a great way of seeing the sights in the place you’re visiting and also get a feel for what the street life is. Just be careful and don’t walk when it’s late at night. If you’re a jogger you can ask about jogging paths near you and jog whenever you’re free.
Many travelers swear by resistance bands. These are elastic bands that you can use for resistance training. You can perform a large variety of exercises using these bands and they’re so lightweight and easy to pack you won’t have to worry about bringing it with you. You can attach the resistance bands to the doorframe of your room and exercise away.
Rent a bike
Many cities all over the world now have companies or services that rent out bikes. London, in particular, have bike stations where you can rent a bike. Get a bike and have fun biking around the area.
About The Author
Derek Gallimore is a health buff and loves to exercise even when he’s staying at a luxury holiday apartment in London.
Originally posted on April 26, 2013 @ 10:58 pm