Hey ya’ll! This week has been a whirlwind! We left St Louis on Monday and have been in Sioux Falls all week for business. It was a fun (and productive!) week! Traveling can be a huge obstacle to staying on the healthy path, but it doesn’t have to be. When you are traveling for business most of the time is not your own. We had brainstorming/team building sessions, lunch meetings, coffee dates, and other random activities planned for us. Sometimes It can seem overwhelming to try to stay healthy while traveling, but I have a few tips to share with you.
1. Stay Hydrated
Bring a water bottle that you can reuse and fill it often. Pass on the sugary soda and stick to water.
2. Pre-plan out your workouts
I used the hotel fitness center. Some people like to research running routes. I had a list of CrossFit Travel WODs that I used, along with the treadmill and some planks to work the core.
3. Bring healthy snacks
I brought a few KIND bars, some Promax bars, and almonds. I also brought my GNC protein powder to give me the extra protein I needed in the morning.
4. Choose Healthy Options when eating out
I had regular coffee instead of a latte and fruit instead of scones. Salad instead of a burger. Choose the best of what is available!
5. Allow yourself a few treats
Don’t make yourself feel deprived. Enjoy the special things about the area you’re visiting without feeling too guilty. Having a regular latte as opposed to black coffee is ok. A dessert is ok. Just don’t overindulge. Find balance and moderation.
What are some tips you use for staying fit when traveling?