1. Have a Plan
Once you decide that you will do your best to exercise and make healthy eating choices (as best you can) while traveling, then it is important to have a plan. There are always ways to incorporate exercise and healthy eating into your travel plans. When booking a hotel, get information about their fitness center or inquire if there are areas to walk near the hotel. A walk around some cities is great exercise and an easy way to see a city and its inhabitants in their daily lives.
2. Do Your Research
Use Google to see what restaurants are in the area where you are staying. Then, go to the restaurants’ websites and look at their menus. Plan ahead and see if there are items which fit into your diet. It is better to have this information ahead of time instead of being surprised once sitting at a restaurant and realizing there are limited choices.
3. Buy Healthy Snacks
It is important to set yourself up for success and snacks is one of the best ways to do it. Make sure to stick some healthy snacks in your bag, purse or jacket. Healthy snacks can help stomp out hunger and prevent you from making rash decisions in the name of food.
4. Activity or Exercise Class
If possible try to do exercise or any physical activity , it will help you in maintaining your weight.
5. Stick to Your Daily Schedule
If there are rituals that are part of your daily schedule that do not interfere with your travel plans, consider keeping them instead of ditching them once on vacay. For instance, if you like to run in the morning or evening, then consider going for a run in a new place. If you meditate every morning, make sure to keep that in your schedule. If you only eat salads at lunch or you have a cheat day, then consider sticking to those plans. This will also help you when returning to your daily life because it will not be as hard to get back into the groove at home.
6. Keep the Healthy Trinity On Your Plate
Protein + 2 Vegetables for lunch and/or dinner.
It’s easy to give up on your diet or general healthy eating plan while you’re traveling. Whether the trip is for leisure or business, the constant rush of activities may make it tempting to stop at a fast-
It’s easy to give up on your diet or general healthy eating plan while you’re traveling. Whether the trip is for leisure or business, the constant rush of activities may make it tempting to stop at a fast-food outlet whenever hunger strikes, or indulge in unhealthy snacks or beverages. But if you keep healthy food choices on hand, you may maintain a healthy regimen during your travels with no regrets.
Pack your own meal on the airplane flight or mode of transportation of your choice. This provides you with an alternative to eating the expensive and typically unhealthy prepared meals offered through the airline. Bring protein- and nutrient-dense dry food that won’t easily leak or get smashed in your bag. Examples include nuts, protein bars and firm fruit, like apples.
Drink plenty of fluids during your trip. If you can, choose water over other beverages while you’re in transit. Milk and juices are adequate, but avoid soda and an excess amount of alcoholic beverages. Avoiding the latter is especially important for minimizing travel-related health conditions.
Stock your hotel room with bottled water, fresh fruit and healthy snacks like granola bars or fiber cookies. Doing so helps remove the temptation to raid the room’s mini bar, and can be indispensable for staving off hunger between business meetings or tourist activities.
Avoid fast-food outlets. Though they may be a comforting choice when you’re in a new city, these kind of meal options are often high in fat and calories, and more importantly, they may cheat you out of experiencing the local culture. Wherever you decide to eat, focus on meals that incorporate healthy components, like fresh vegetables and lean proteins.
Don’t forget to eat breakfast. This is usually easier said than done in the whirlwind of a vacation. However, breakfast helps prime the system and prepares you for a full day of activities or business meetings. If the hotel offers a complimentary breakfast, choose a high fiber and protein meal, such as whole grain toast with peanut butter, to give you instant energy and fill you up until lunch. This way it may reduce the temptation to snack in a few hours’ time.
Being fit is very imperative for a healthy lifestyle so why not follow these tips even we are slightly off the schedule.