Working out while travelling may seem like an annoying chore to some, or may simply be part of your every day routine. If you can’t bring your gym equipment with you while you travel, pack a gym outfit (which can be super comfortable to wear on an airplane!) and get going at your destination.
Here are some simple workout routines you can do without any weights, machines, or gadgets.
Explore the city! If you get lost easily, only make right hand turns, or vice versa. Bonus is if you find a local park and jump on a set of monkey bars. This will work on your core strength. If running isn’t your thing, find a set of stairs and do laps on them. Run up as fast as you can, then back down.
Chinups on a tree branch
This will make you feel like a kid again, and I’m all about feeling and acting young as often as possible. This is so fun, it won’t even feel like working out. Mind you, I can probably do 3 and I’m done for. But hey, I’m workin’ on it ;)
Pushups, situps, lunges, burpees and one-legged squats
I think they’re all pretty self-explanatory and they don’t require weights. These were all the workouts we did while I had a CrossFit membership, and boy did they kick my butt.
More into stretching and yoga?
Hang out with the lights dimmed in your hotel room, or find a quiet park, stretch and do a bit of yoga to ease and relax your mind.
My friend Jessica and I have teamed up to have a giveaway for our readers. We have a $100 gift card from Soybu, which is a yoga and athletic wear company, and to go along with that a $25 iTunes gift card to put some new music on that iPod of yours, to help you get going!
Giveaway is open to US residents age 18+ only.
Questions for you:
Do you like to work out while you’re on vacation or travelling?
How do you stay fit on an everyday basis?
Do you listen to music while you workout?
When is the last time you did a workout, outside?