As summer comes to an end and the school year is upon us, we know many of our members are making the most of summer and squeezing in a few more trips. Depending on where you are traveling to, you may not have access to a Youfit or any sort of workout equipment. While you are on vacation, it is important to get rest and relaxation, but that doesn’t mean you can’t also enjoy some physical activity!
Here are some tips to stay active on vacation. Whether it’s a trip to the Carolinas, making our way through Spain or enjoying the weekend on one of Florida’s sunny beaches, we make sure to squeeze in some unconventional exercises to keep our bodies and minds healthy.
You might be surprised to read just how easy it can be to stay active when you travel!
Vacation Fitness Tip #1: Always take the stairs
Whether it’s at your hotel, parking garage or somewhere in the city, always opt for the stairs to get your heart rate going.
Vacation Fitness Tip #2: Try hiking, snorkeling, or kayaking
Make sure you take advantage of as many activities as possible. It’s a great opportunity to try something new!
Vacation Fitness Tip #3: Walk through the city
If you’re traveling to a city/urban environment, make walking your main form of transportation. Try to avoid taking taxis, trolleys or subways to get to your destination. Not only will you be getting a great workout, but you’ll also be saving some money.
Vacation Fitness Tip #4: Enjoy your hotel’s pool
If your hotel has a pool, then take advantage! Not only is a pool great for getting a tan and relaxing but you can also swim laps, which make a great low-impact workout for your whole body.
We’re currently running a contest, #YoufitTravels, on our Instagram page, where we ask our followers to share their vacation photos that involve getting in some sort of workout, whether it’s doing yoga by beautiful waterfalls or hiking in the mountains, for a chance to win a free one-month membership. Entries accepted until 8/27/15.
To learn more about #YoufitTravels, visit our Instagram. We look forward to seeing your vacation snapshots!