MAINTAINING FITNESS WHILE TRAVELING
Are you one of those avid travelers who are unfazed by the weather conditions, unreasonableness, and boss’ frowning face, family wedding date, or any other commitment, before you make a travel plan? Then, your concern for your fitness and health should match your enthusiasm for traveling so that you can enjoy every bit of your trip. Incorporate these tips into your travel workout routine
- Breathe easy: If you have breathing problems, take sufficient precautions before going up the hills. If you develop symptoms of altitude sickness, make sure you stop your ascent and take rest. If it doesn’t work, descend to a lower altitude. Go up the mountains slowly so that your body can get acclimatized.
- Travel light: You are an explorer, not Queen Elizabeth. Carry less pairs of clothes in your rucksack. You don’t have to carry a family pack toothpaste, as you can buy it from anywhere if it exhausts during the trip. Use clothes compressors and packing cubes to organize your stuff. However, make sure you have several pairs of undies to avoid coming back with a urinary infection.staying fit, workout, Traveling, travel exercise.
- Stretch your Legs: Sitting in the cramped seat of a bus or a flight for hours can give you a feeling that you have just escaped from some abductors who tied your legs in the most inhuman way. A great way of staying fit while traveling is to Stretch your legs and walk around the bus stand or the airport to relieve your limbs. Carry some travel exercise equipment.
- Carry Medicines: You and your doctor know your body best. It’s essential to emphasize the importance of staying healthy while traveling. Carry your anti-allergy, anti-vomit and anti-loose motion medicines, along with painkillers and an antiseptic, in order to stop your travel from turning into a living nightmare.
- Watch your Diet: Even if you are on a luxury holiday, respect your stomach and treat it according to the activity you are going to take up next. For example, eat light when driving up the hills or before flirting with the sea on a water scooter.
- Make a Kit: Your sanitizers, tissue papers, sanitary pads, travel pillow, etc., will help you keep you hygienic and healthy through the trip. Make sure you have that kit handy all the time.
- Beware of Quacks: If you end up with a bout of diarrhea, in a place where medical conditions aren’t trustworthy, watch out for the treatment and the medicines administered to you by the local doctor.
Make sure the ardent traveler in you doesn’t come back with horrifying memories of the impromptu trip.
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