Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you can stick to your exercise routine when you’re on the road.
It may be easier to be active when you’re on vacation, but even on a business trip, it’s possible to squeeze in 30 minutes of physical activity some time during the day.
With a little planning, it can be easy to stay fit when you travel:
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Brisk walking is great exercise, and like other endurance exercises, it can increase your heart rate and breathing. Endurance exercises keep you healthy, improve your fitness, and help you do the tasks you need to do every day.
For some, walking for the recommended 30 minutes a day might be difficult. If so, here are some tips to progress your activity:
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Vacation? Flu? Out-of-town guests? Many things can interrupt your physical activity routine, but you can start again and be successful. Here are a few ideas to help.
- Don’t be too hard on yourself. Just try to get back to your activities as soon as possible.
- Think about the reasons you started exercising and how much you’ve already accomplished.
- Start again at a comfortable level, and gradually build back up.
- Try an activity you’ve never done before.
- Believe in yourself!
Sometimes the reason you stop exercising is temporary, and at other times it’s permanent. Here are some ways to manage these breaks.
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