Whether you are traveling, celebrating holidays, or just experiencing the obstacles life can throw at you, it can be tough to stick to your healthy body plan 100% of the time. We live in a world full of tempting sweets, amazing meals, big nights out, and fast-food convenience. We also have the know-how to stay healthy, strong, and fit while still living in the moment.
Find A Balance
You’ve earned it it’s YOUR vacation. Eat, relax, indulge, learn, and explore! If you are currently on an exercise plan or an eating plan, you don’t have to quit completely and ruin all of your progress, or stress about having to start over. Take the fear and the regret out of indulging while finding a balance.
The World Is Your Oyster
Who says workouts need to be restricted to gyms? Out with the predictable and the dull, you should be out exploring your new surroundings. Consider bike rides, walking tours, and hiking while traveling. It won’t feel like your working out, rather experiencing the activities at your disposal.
You can also do basic workouts nearly anywhere on the planet. Find a nearby park to complete various exercises such as sets of squats, push-ups, lunges, and crunches. You can even lift your suitcase in the hotel room! Regular exercise will help you stay on target and keep you prepared for new adventures and challenges. Ready for more? Depending on where you travel and budget allowances, you can pump up the volume with rock climbing, swimming, you name it. Be active while having fun!
You Are What You Eat
Did you know that your diet will account for 80-90 percent of how you look and feel? Build a nutrition plan that is easy to follow and applicable almost anywhere. Avoid going overboard and resulting to crash diets. Instead utilize eating habits that are consistent and sustainable. Focus on avoiding liquid calories. You can celebrate, but do so with a purpose. Also focus on eating real meals full of natural foods like vegetables, protein, and fruit.