Tips for out While Traveling
Almost missing your flight shouldn’t be the ONLY time you work up a sweat this summer. We get it; it’s hard enough to stay motivated. Try these simple tips to shape up on the go:
Go for a hike to another terminal
Flight Delayed? Take a brisk walk around the airport or if you have extra time, hop on over to the next terminal.
Don’t forget to stretch
After a long trip, your muscles tend to be tighter than ever. When you get to your gate, ward off lower-back soreness with a forward fold: Bend at the hips and fall forward, hugging your knees and rocking side to side. Once your at your destination, help your body and mind rest with two yoga poses: downward dog and child’s pose.
Pack the right tools
Obviously you can skip the dumbbells, but here’s some light equipment you can bring with you:
- Jump rope
- Resistance bands
- Hand towels or paper plates to use as sliders
- Water bottles make decent hand weights
Go Fast and hard with no equipment
Even if you don’t pack a single fitness tool, you can get a crazy-good workout with simple bodyweight exercises . Just wake up a half hour before the family to do a few circuits.
- Simple circuit suggestion:
- 100 Jumping Jacks
- 30-60 seconds of push-ups
- 30-60 seconds holding a plank
- 30-60 seconds of lunges per leg
- 30-60 seconds of Burpees
- Then repeat 2-3x