Category Archives Fitness and Exercise

Exercise While On Vacation

“Vacation” and “exercise” are two words that aren’t usually used in a sentence together. Oftentimes, it’s not that your exercise regimen falls by the wayside on vacation, it’s just purposely left out of your itinerary. The purpose of taking a vacation is to relax, unwind and have some fun, so including exercise in your getaway may seem like work. But…

Runner Destintions

  The bland (or mirrored) interior walls of your local gym are far from the idyllic environment most runners desire. If fresh air, beautiful scenery, and new cultures are more your style, then you’re definitely going to want to bring your running shoes along with you when visiting these incredible places:     Sintra, Portugal A UNESCO World Heritage city,…

Runner

Exercising in the beautiful outdoors can be a major perk of traveling to a warm, tropical location. Not only does the weather make it more enjoyable to work out, but it also provides a unique opportunity to further explore a new destination from a local’s perspective. However, if you’re going for a run or bike ride through the streets when…

Statue of Liberty

Hamburgers. French fries. Deep-fried chicken. It’s easy to understand why many consider the United States to be an unhealthy travel destination—the food options and often-idle habits of Americans don’t exactly allow people to have faith in the options that will be available to them when visiting the country. However, the movements for local and fresh food and maintaining a healthy…

watermelon fabulous

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a mind numbing, gut wrenching, soul-sickening hangover. In fact, I can’t imagine ever having one again. However, I still enjoy wine at times and if not properly combined with enough food and water, I wake up the next day feeling far less motivated to exercise and eat healthy than I usually do.…

Yoga Machu Picchu

If you’re trying to stay healthy and fit this year, the idea of squeezing in a workout during vacation might have you a bit stressed. So how can you ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing travel? Make it the focus of your trip. There are plenty of incredible resorts and spas that place an extra emphasis on fitness…

Getting Healthy

Let’s face it, we all want to reach a healthy goal weight and to be physically fit. The idea of looking better, feeling better, and being healthier is appealing to anyone. Working towards getting fit? That’s where we tend to struggle. We always get off to a great start especially after the start of a new year, but it can…

Running by European Society of Cardio

I  know, I know. It’s the holidays. And you don’t want to be berated with tips to stay healthy when you’re away and celebrating. But think about how you usually feel post-holiday season. Yeah, that feeling. Not so good, right? As we’ve said before, neither travel nor the holidays is an excuse to let yourself go. Sure you should have…

Fitbit Flex - Photo by Gadgetmac

Working out while traveling seems like an impossible task for many; but with mobile devices acting as our daily assistants, getting in shape (even while on the road) becomes easier. ABI Research predicts that the increase in demand and usage of virtual health tools will exceed $400 million annually by 2016. Not hard to believe -- today there are countless…

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