Fun Ways To Stay Fit While Travelling

Jul 23, 2018

As soon as the summer arrives, it is the perfect time to start booking yourself a great holiday and an adventure. If you want to succeed in staying fit and healthy while on your travels you will have to avoid eating far too much food and drinking too many beers. To keep fit on holiday and still have fun, here are some things you can do.

Running on the Beach

You don’t have to wake up with the intention of running a few laps on the beach for this. Holidays are about having fun with your family and making the most of the freedom you have. Instead of setting out a plan for your run, race your partner or your kids! It will be a fun way to run and you won’t be concentrating on the fact that you are going for a run. You are simply playing on the beach with your family.

Hiking in the Mountains

One great way to keep fit during the summer and on your travels is to go for a hike, like we did in Banff. Hiking in the mountains can be incredibly fun and it will give you and your family the chance to see some great views on your travels. Think about packing yourself some water and snacks for the journey and simply find a nice trail to walk for the day.

Read: Our Travel Diary in Wintery Banff, Alberta, Canada

Swimming in the sea

The best part of the beach is the sea when you go abroad. Often the sun is beating down and it is far too hot for us to bear, and therefore the ocean offers us the perfect excuse to cool down. You don’t have to do laps to stay fit in the sea. You can simply move around, splash and even throw a ball for each other while you stand in the sea.

Read: A Day in Paradise — Cancun, Mexico

A yoga retreat

For a more relaxing way of staying fit as well as refreshing your mind on vacation, you can visit a yoga retreat such as this yoga in chiang mai. A yoga retreat could be exactly what you need for your mind and body, and it will be a new experience for you to enjoy. The trip is all about connecting with yourself, and you will get to do yoga on the beach each day. You will also be able to learn relaxation techniques and it can be a great way to get fit with no stress.

Dancing the night away

What could be more fun than dancing yourself fit? When you are abroad you might decide that you want to visit a bar or a club in the evening on holiday. For a wonderful workout which you won’t even know you are doing, you can step up onto the dance floor and simply have some fun. No one cares if you can’t dance, or how fast you can move. Dancing is a fun activity anyway and it will help you to shed any extra pounds you’ve put on during your stay.

~ Leigh

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