The Issue With Exercise and Travel
Being a frequent traveler may ruin any idea of a normal routine. This is especially true when it comes to exercise. But this doesn’t mean you can’t exercise, here are some exercise you can do on the fly.
What we recommend are exercises that promote isometric and dynamic movements. This fully works out your joint movement, flexibility, along with muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
Using a resistance band is not uncommon for warm ups in the gym. The band is useful in helping you with keeping fit when you find yourself out of the gym. This easy to pack band can help with putting resistance on body weight exercises such as squats.
Body Weight Exercises
Body weight exercise is a popular method of exercise as it requires little to no equipment. This is great as it still gives you a great way to keep moving.
From isometric exercises such as the plank and wall sit, and dynamic exercises such as squats and push ups, anyone doing body weight exercises can find themselves improving their cardiovascular and muscular endurance.
There are a number of exercises you can do that targets different parts of the body, focusing on the major muscle groups such as the pectorals and quadriceps. You will also be able to focus on your stabiliser muscles when working the major muscle groups too.
Yoga is a great way to work out both your body and mind at the end of a long travel day. Even if you do not have a yoga mat, you may be able to use the extra hotel towels provided to give you a more comfortable yoga session.
Doing exercise will not only keep your body fit and ready, but will help you with staying sharp mentally.
If you are able to fit in even 10 minutes of these exercises during your trips, you’ll feel the benefits of the exercise in no time.