How to Stay Fit and Healthy During Business Travel
Business travel can be tiring and stressful, leaving little time for health and fitness related activities. Whether you’re on a short leash because of a conference, are at the mercy of business traveling companions, or you have clients who continually demand every bit of spare time, there are ways you can stay fit and healthy during your business travel.
1. Pack Snacks
First and foremost, make sure you pack healthy snacks. If you are flying into another country, you may not be able to pack them for the flight, so make sure you have time to get by the store first thing or arrange to have them delivered to your room.
2. Walk If Possible
One of the best ways to work in some fitness while you’re away on business travel is to walk wherever it is possible. Is your conference a couple of blocks from your hotel? Walk it. Walk to nearby restaurants, or when you go sightseeing.
3. Make Sure Your Hotel Has a Gym
Make sure that the hotel you book has at least a moderate gym. Use the hotel’s website to verify what equipment will be available to you during your stay.
4. Be Flexible
There will be times that you cannot book a hotel with a gym, or that you cannot walk many places. Be flexible. Be prepared to do some bodyweight exercises in your room, to take the stairs at your hotel, and more.
5. Eat Right
Finally, eat right. Fuel your body with the right foods. Most restaurants today have at least some healthful options on the menu, so skip the junk and go for a dish that will do your body good.
As you can see, it is possible to stay fit and healthy while travelling for business.