Being on vacation is a great way to switch up your workout routine and try something new! Pack your exercise equipment and turn any space into a gym! Make your workouts easy, adaptable, comfortable, and effective with these easy-to-follow tips.
Get your steps.
Walking, jogging, hiking and running are some of the easiest and most convenient ways to get active. Find local routes and plan your route in advance. Many urban areas have stairs that can be used to work your lower body, while beaches offer long-distance runs and scenic views.
Work your body with your body.
Bodyweight exercises are easy, convenient and can be done anywhere. Squats, push-ups, one-legged Roman deadlifts, lunges, and rough shoulder presses hit major muscle groups and will keep you strong throughout the vacation.
Choose physical activities.
Kayaking, hiking, canoeing, snorkeling, and walking tours let you see the site you’re visiting while working out, too.
Play with the locals.
Most holiday destinations have local gyms that offer day tickets at a reasonable cost. Searching for something you like is just a Google search. Group Shows Check out local group fitness classes, training camps, and open gym time.
Bring the gym with you.
Resistance bands, suspension trainers, and jump ropes are three popular and inexpensive pieces of equipment that can be easily packed. By bringing your own gym on the road, you’ll still get your daily exercise going, even in the most remote areas. Check out our 10 favorite items to travel with here.