Travel Training - Fitness on the Road


Nothing is more problematic than trying to keep your fitness program alive and well while you have to travel. Hotels may not often have the gym equipment that you utilize. Finding the time between your busy schedules is almost nonexistent. There's a couple of quick "in room" programs that you can perform quickly and efficiently and still maintain all of your hard work.

Movement Prep: 

  • Forward Lunge  
  • Reverse with reach Lunge
  • Lateral Lunge
  • Alternating Reach
  • Hand Walks  

Exercises- Perform 3 sets for each exercise

1) Overhead Squats w/ travel bag or body weight - 10 reps

  • 30 sec rest between set

2)Incline Pushups (performed on the edge of the bed or desk) - 10 reps

  • Jumping Jacks for interval - 1 min work 15 sec rest 2 sets   

3) Split Squats w/ travel bag on shoulder - 8 reps each leg

  • 30 sec rest between sets   

4) Dips performed on edge of bed or small table - 15 reps

  • Jump Rope 1 min work 15 sec rest for 2 sets

Core Work- 2 sets

  1. Reverse Crunch- 30 sec work 10 sec rest
  2. Hip Crossovers- 30 sec work 10 sec rest
  3. Planks- 10 sec rest between
  • Forward - 25 sec
  • Right side - 25 sec
  • Left side - 25 sec 

Remember in the end, you're trying to maintain your standard fitness regiment that you have on your home turf.  Proper form is critical, take extra care knowing that you are not in a facility designed for fitness. And if you find the time you can do this whole program over to get a real workout!