Going on vacation? Want to stay on track with your training and not give up the great gains you've made? We’ve got some simple suggestions for you – and they don’t require any equipment! Here's a quick workout that you can take with you on vacation.
First, remember to take a little time to warm up. It’s a great idea to use some of these movements while traveling to help get some of the kinks out if you’ve spent a lot of time traveling in cars or airplanes:
- Roll you neck, shoulders and arms to loosen the joints
- bird dogs
- and jumping jacks
Once you are warmed up, here are 5 great exercises:
from your toes, from your knees, or use furniture where you are to elevate the push ups. 3 sets of 10 each day.
2. 30-Second Planks:
Planks from knees, Side planks, planks with alternating hip slap or same side hip slap, Around the world (lift one arm out, then one leg, next leg, other arm –all the way around!)
3. Squats and/or Jump Squats:
Remember to drive through your heels, always be able to see your big toe. 3 sets of 10 each day
If you need to elevate, use available furniture. Remember don’t let you back sag! 3 sets of 10
5. Mountain Climbers:
Remember to keep your back flat. 25 on each leg, 3 times each day
If you can take time out each day to do these great exercises, you will feel better, sleep better and when you get back to the gym you’ll be in good shape!