How to help stay healthy while on the road
When you eat well and exercise most of the time, it’s okay to take a break every now and then. Rest 😴😴😴, relaxation, and removing stress from your life are very important!
However, this doesn’t mean you should spend your time away from home eating potato chips ⛔, drinking soda 🚫, and becoming one with the couch🛋. You can find a healthy balance between maintaining your fitness and taking a break from routine.
So go ahead — have a cocktail 🍸 or dessert 🍰, but balance it out with a morning jog 🏃 or a quick hotel room workout. If you’d like to take your healthy act on the road, here are some ways to maintain your momentum:
1. Go for a jog 🏃 or take a long walk
Exploring a new city on foot is a great way to take in your new surroundings. This is also an excellent way to recover from jet lag ✈, especially if you find yourself awake before most businesses open. Put on your running shoes 👟, grab your phone 📱so you don’t get lost, and get out there!
2.Use the hotel gym 🏋
We know it’s not as great as P6 CrossFit, but you can get a good workout in a hotel gym! Just head over to our blog page where our daily WOD’s are posted.
Here are a few other great hotel gym workouts if they don’t have equipment:
🍏 100 jumping jacks, 75 air squats, 50 push-ups, 25 burpees 🍏 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps: burpees, squats 🍏 10 rounds: 10 pushups, 10 sit-ups, 10 squats. Then you can can combine any of these with sprint intervals on the treadmill as well.
3. Work out in your room or house 🏡
If you don’t have access to a gym, let us know by commenting on this post and we can get you set up with some workouts that can be done in 30 minutes or less with no equipment needed and you can do them in your hotel room or where ever you are at.
4. Indulge intelligently 🍦🍫🍩
You can enjoy drinks 🍹, deserts 🍨, and extravagant meals 🍱 on vacation, but make sure every day has some balance start the day with a healthy breakfast I need a light lunch if you know you’ll be eating a decadent dinner you can give some thought to your nutrition while away from home without completely denying yourself.
Remember, vacation doesn’t have to be unhealthy to be fun! Follow the steps and you’ll come home fit, well rested 🛏😴💤, and happy 😃😍😆.