Holiday Travel – Tips for getting your workouts in on the road

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays where we are talking about one exercise topic for two minutes and giving you three reasons why you should follow our advice.  Now this week, we are talking to those of you who are going to be traveling this upcoming week for the holidays. This time of year is slammed with holiday travel, so how do you still get your workouts in when you are on the road?

1) Lookup Local Gyms In Your Destination Town

Exercise Tip Number One For Getting Your Workouts In During Holiday Travel Season – lookup local gyms in the area where you are traveling to.  Every town has a gym. You are allowed to get a guest pass and get in some high quality workouts while traveling.

Action Step:  Do a Google search for gyms in the area where you will be going and contact them ahead of time to see how much a guest pass costs and what their hours are.

2) Do Your Research Ahead Of Time

Exercise Tip Number Two For Getting Your Workouts In During Holiday Travel Season – Do your research ahead of time.  Figure out where there are local places to go for a run, hike trails, or ride bikes (weather permitting). Do the work now to plan and prepare where you can get your workouts in while you are away from home.

Action Step:  Look up where you will be going online and see if there are any outdoor attractions or places where you can go to move your body and be active.  Especially if you are going to be there for a number of days, you may want a change of scenery from the gym, so spend 15-20 minutes now figuring out where you can get outside and move.

3) Keep It Short & Sweet

Exercise Tip Number Three For Getting Your Workouts In During Holiday Travel Season – Keep it short and sweet.  You are traveling for a reason – probably to spend time with people you care about – so we want you to take advantage of that time you have.  But, we also want you to make sure to take care of yourself. Keep your workouts short and sweet by planning them out ahead of time and knowing exactly what you are going to be doing during your workout.

Action Step:  Not sure what to do during your workouts?  Enroll in our Virtual Membership Program to receive a customized exercise program for your body!

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Muscle Activation Schaumburg is an exercise facility located in Schaumburg, IL with a goal to help you keep your health for as long as possible. We know that it is your health that allows you to do the things you love in life. This is why we promote a lifestyle that includes exercise, rather than exercise that is a burden to your life. Muscle Activation Schaumburg provides Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®) and personal training services to its clients. We use MAT® and exercise to increase the function of your body. A well-functioning body is what allows you to stay healthy and do the things you love. We value helping the members of our community of Schaumburg as well as surrounding communities of the Northwest Suburbs improve their health.

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