General Travel Fit Tips
travel fit tips to keep you healthy on the road.
Always Wear Proper Footwear
..:: It is amazing
how many people wear flip flops, sandals or heels when they travel. A
lot of people sustain foot and ankle injuries because they weren't
wearing proper footwear. When you are traveling you really need to wear
good, comfortable walking shoes. Most people walk a lot more and on
surfaces they are not used to when they travel. Plus, you have to deal
with luggage for long periods of time which is a much heavier load than
most of us are used to handling in our daily lives. If you start with a
comfortable, supportive foundation you will have a much better trip all
around and you're less likely to come home in a cast.
Know your Surroundings
..:: This sounds
like common sense and everyone should know this. But, it is easier than
you may think to loose your self in thought; or on your cell phone; or
listening to your iPod while running and if you are in a city that you
are not familiar with you can get get turned around and disoriented
rather quickly. This be can be compounded even further if you are in a
country where you don't speak the language. As you prepare for any
outing while you are away, be sure to map out your route first. You can
also talk to the hotel staff where you are staying and ask them for
fit are you? Compute
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your travels, you'll visit many public places and shake lots of hands.
Remember that most germs are transmitted through touch, so wash your
hands with soap and warm frequently. Carry
a pocket-size bottle of hand
sanitizer and make liberal use of it.
..:: Keep it to
yourself. If you're sick, stay home. Your clients and co-workers
appreciate it, and you'll get better faster.
..:: Visit LowCarb Living
magazine to use great online and free fitness tools such as diet and
nutrition trackers, activity logs, and to participate in a variety of
weight loss and healthy living forums. Look for Healthy Travel Network
content on their site, too.
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