For those that travel a lot, working out can seem like a little bit of a hassle. Often the stress of keeping up with your fitness can make everything seem 100x worse too. Consistency is critical when it comes to reaching your fitness goals.
Not only that, but it’s always worth setting time aside to workout. It can result in more energy and a better mood – two things that always lack when traveling. It also makes working out when you get back home much more comfortable.
Whether you’re on vacation, visiting family, or a business trip – here are our top tips to working out on the go to reach your fitness goal.
1- If you have dumbbells
Obviously, if you’re really dedicated or prepared, you might bring some equipment with you. This workout will only take 15 minutes max, but you can always extend it if you have extra time.
Here’s the plan:
- 10 weighted squats
- 20 hammer curls
- 20 upwards rolls
- 20 bent over rows
Repeat this circuit until you run out of time or feel happy with the workout. These workouts help with both arm and legs workouts.
2- The quick 5-minute workout
Sometimes you don’t have anything, and just feel like you need to complete a bit of exercise. This workout below will definitely cause you to break a sweat and will make you feel energized for the traveling days ahead.
- Squat jumps – 60 seconds
- Burpees – 60 seconds
- Push-ups – 60 seconds
- Plank – 60 seconds
- Skater squats – 60 seconds
Repeat these for as long as you can. No doubt, this quick, simple workout will help you to feel like you’ve kept up with your fitness goals.
4- The hotel workout
Hotels always have great ways to work out, even if they don’t have a gym. Not only should you make the most of the large room that you have, but you could also find heavy objects as weights. This next workout makes the most of a beautiful, spacious hotel room:
- 50 jumping jacks
- 50 crunches
- 40 alternating lunges
- 25 wall push-ups
- 30-second up-down plank
- 30 pulsing squats
- 25 pulsing wall push-ups
Repeat this for as long as you can. This will certainly get your blood pumping and has fantastic effects on the body.
4- Yoga on the go
Or should we say “yo-go”? Apologies for the awful pun – we promise this workout will not disappoint you.
Yoga is a great workout to complete on the go. It’s simple, quick and also helps to relax your mind and body, even if it does come with its frustrations. Believe it or not, yoga also has fantastic benefits to the body too- acting as a great strength workout. Yoga is quite a personal workout, so find the best poses for you and try them out.
We hope this helps or inspires you to workout on your next journey. Don’t forget to comment down below all your favorite exercises to perform on the go.
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