Did you know that on average,
Americans exercised 25% more oftenduring the quarantine than before? If you’re one of those people who developed a great at-home workout routine over the past year and want to maintain it as you get back to traveling for business, you’re not alone.Business travel will undoubtedly interfere with your daily routine. Maybe you got used to doing 30-minutes of yoga every morning before work, going for a run at lunchtime, or shredding a Sweat by Kayla workout at 6 pm.
Whatever you’ve been doing, it can be difficult to maintain this when you go on a business trip. But just because you can’t do the workout you’re used to doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze in a bit of time to work on your fitness goals on the go.So, what can you do to stay healthy and fit when traveling for business? Here’s a quick list of our best fitness travel tips to keep you active!
This is a great way to get in a bit of exercise before you start your day, or wind down when you get back to your hotel. Some hotel gyms will even be able to provide you with a personal trainer if you ask for one!
Even just finding the nearest park or lake to your hotel will be enough to motivate you to squeeze in a 20-minute morning jog before your big meeting. Your mind and body will thank you!
That’s a good time to get in a quick stretch or high-intensity workout to clear your mind and energize your body in your hotel room. This will help with both your physical and mental wellbeing, will make you more productive, and will even lift your spirits for the tasks ahead.
It’s a great way to get your heart rate up (but not too high up) and is known to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Keeping a routine and committing to an activity of this kind is going to keep you grounded and healthy. It’s important to carve out time for yourself on any business trip to rest and recharge. You don’t flake out on your meetings with colleagues, so don’t ditch your workout time either.
Eating healthy food and getting a good night’s sleep is paramount to you being a productive team member. If you’re not going to take care of your eating habits and sleep patterns for yourself, then do it for the better results you’ll get!
There’s nothing more frustrating than replaying every detail of your day in your head before bed, and practicing mindfulness and meditation can help with that. Mental health is just as important, if not more so, than physical wellness, so don't forget to care for your mind as well as your body.
Sure, a yoga mat might be a bit big to take with you, but something like resistance bands, a swimsuit, or small weights are sure to fit just fine.
You’ll disconnect from work, take a break from your routine, try something new, and maybe make some friends!
Healthy eating is one of the best methods for staying fit when you're away from home. Work on forming some healthy habits when you're on the road to eat well from the moment you wake up until you get back from that all-important dinner.