How to Get Exercise in While Traveling

If you’re somebody who both likes to travel the world and stay fit, you may be familiar with the fit traveler’s dilemma.

As you’re globetrotting, you’re tasting lots of delicious, exotic foods—potentially consuming more calories than you would back home. At the same time, you don’t have access to gyms like you’re used to. And on top of all that, your daily schedule looks different than usual, so you don’t have the same workout habits you’ve previously stuck to.

As a result, you can get a little bit worried about potentially getting out of shape, especially if you go on a long holiday. So what can you do to maintain your fitness even while traveling? Here are some tips.

Don’t Worry

First, it’s important to know that even if you don’t make a conscious effort to exercise and watch your diet while on vacation—it’s just fine. You probably won’t gain much weight or lose much muscle, and even if you do, it’ll be easy to get back into shape once you get back home. While you’re on vacation, just focus on enjoying your holiday.

Choose Active Activities

That being said, if you do want to get a workout on your trip, try to fit it into your regular travel plans by choosing active touristy activities that involve walking, hiking, or swimming.

Hotel Room Workouts

If you find yourself really craving a proper workout, there are so many small space workout options to be found online for all different goals.