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9 Ways to Work Out on Vacation

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Fri, Jan 23, 2015 @ 01:10 PM


Soon it will be spring break season, and for many people that means heading out of town. It’s a good practice to keep on track with personal fitness, even when you’re away from home. For those of you escaping to paradise, fitting in a workout while still enjoying your vacation and seeing the sights can be easy! We found 9 ways for you to enjoy your trip while staying fit!

  1. Hotel Gyms

Working out in the hotel gym is a convenient way to stick to your fitness routine when visiting new places. Hotel gyms will often have a variety of fitness machines to choose from to help keep your routine interesting.

  1. Run on the beach

Straight from a romantic comedy, running on the beach is a great way to get in exercise as you enjoy the crisp ocean air. Running on the beach is actually a more effective workout than running on the sidewalk, because the sand creates resistance as you move.

  1. Walking Tours

While you’re enquiring about the gym’s location, you can ask the concierge what attractions he recommends seeing. There is no better way to take in the beauty and sights of a city than with a walking tour. These tours can be tailored to your personal interests and often take you past the historic district of the town. They can last anywhere from half an hour to a whole day, so make sure you’re wearing comfortable footwear!

  1. Hiking

No matter the terrain, there is almost always an opportunity to go hiking on vacation. Explore your surroundings and try to identify the flora and fauna. Check with the local regulations, as some countries require you to purchase new hiking boots once you arrive.

  1. Swimming

No matter where your vacation takes you, there’s usually an opportunity to go swimming. Whether you’re treading water in a hot spring or doing laps in the hotel pool, swimming is a great activity to do with friends and family while relaxing.

  1. Golfing

Golfing is a fun activity to do outdoors while on vacation. Golf courses have beautifully tailored grounds and keep you moving on your feet for most of the game. Skip the golf cart for added exercise!

  1. Scuba Diving

You may be surprised how many places offer scuba diving courses, certification, and excursions. Explore the underwater hot spots of your destination and leave with memories that will last a lifetime! Ensure that you are learning from the best by enrolling with an organization that is certified to teach.

  1. Kayaking and Canoeing

Where there is water, there are often kayak and canoe rentals. We always recommend heading out with a buddy and planning your route in advance. These activities build muscle strength and work out the upper arms. Kayaking and canoeing can work for people of all ages and fitness experience, as some waters are more difficult to move through than others.

  1. Yoga

Whether it’s offered in a classroom or on the beach at sunset, yoga is the perfect way to continue relaxing and focusing on the beauty around you. It’s a great way to decompress and put you in the right mindset to enjoy your trip to the fullest.

These 9 ways to enjoy fitness on vacation will have you exploring, relaxing, and enjoying your vacation from the moment you reach your destination to sharing the photos once you return home. We also recommend adding a natural supplement like Meratrim® to your daily regimen to enhance your healthy weight management while at home or abroad. Research data shows that Meratrim may help people reach their weight-management goals in as little as two weeks. The studies also showed that participants receiving Meratrim instead of the placebo steadily experienced better weight loss over an eight-week period. Bon voyage!

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