The Best Workouts (Fast and Efficient) for Traveling and Hotels
by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist
In a recent article, I gave you some great ideas for ways to eat healthier while traveling .
Today, I want to show you how easy it is to get short but super effective workouts at home or while traveling (if you happen to be in hotels often for business).
The most frequent excuse I get as to why people don't workout is PERCEIVED lack of time. I emphasize "perceived" because it is just that... it is a false sense of lack of time.
If your body and health is important to you, there is no such thing as lack of time... you will find a way to incorporate a few minutes here and a few minutes there for full body exercises.
I don't care how busy you are, how many family or work obligations you have, there are always ways to schedule time for yourself to fit in workouts. For years, I used to work 70-hr+ work-weeks and still always fit in regular workouts at least 3-4x a week.
If you think about it, working out hard for 20 minutes, 5 days per week is only 100 minutes... but realize that you have 10,080 minutes of time in every week, so 100 minutes is only 1% of your given time ! When you think about it that way, it's almost ridiculous not to be able to dedicate 1% of your time to your health and fitness.
Remember I've said many times that a good workout doesn't have to be the traditional 60 minute workout that is so common. It's all about using the max amount of full body movements with a high enough intensity in any given time period... even if that time period for the workout is only 5 or 10 minutes a day.
Like I mentioned the other day, my good friend Ryan Lee has developed a unique software that even designs super-efficient 4-minute workouts for your specific needs that actually get results... You can see what he's come up with at...
Now back to workouts while traveling...
I know that it can be a challenge sometimes if you travel for business to be able to get decent workouts in at some hotels.
Many hotels don't even have a gym. Some hotels only have a treadmill in a room the size of a broom closet... And other hotels might have a reasonable gym, but a little lacking on equipment.
In any case, there's still always ways to get in a good workout. Here are a few options:
Well, I think that's enough ideas for today... as you can see, there's no excuse for letting yourself get out of shape just because you travel a lot on business or have a perceived lack of time.
Ryan Lee's software below even shows you how to combine strategic exercises into effective workouts in as little as 4-minutes per workout... you can choose to do these 4-minute workouts once, twice, or even more per day depending on your preferences:
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