It's summer, and a lot of people are planning to go away somewhere sunny for holidays, but how can we manage to stay somewhat active during our vacations? Of course, everyone should feel relaxed enough to enjoy their summer holidays to the fullest, and not force themselves to choose working out over fun beach activities every single day of the vacation. However, that doesn't mean it's not possible to combine the two! Enjoy all the pasta, cocktails, and gelato you want, but at the same time nurture your body with a bit of physical activity every now and then.
So, you've arrived at your fabulous holiday destination, and there is no gym or fitness center anywhere, and going for a run outside can be scary when in an unfamiliar location. Not to worry, a resourceful traveler comes prepared for any situations like this.
As reported by Popsugar's fitness editor, there is one item travelers should always bring with them to ensure that they can get a quick, easy workout in even under the most gym-limited circumstances. And, no, we're obviously not talking about occupying an already limited suitcase space with dumbbells, but a resistance band!
The resistance band is the perfect workout accessory to bring with you when you're traveling. It takes up almost no space at all, it's not heavy, and it's easy to buy online or in any store that sells fitness equipment. A resistance band is an excellent addition to any budding home workout athlete as it is so versatile and can be used for literally any type of strength training. Use it for a quick bicep and tricep circuit or add it as additional resistance to a bodyweight full-body sesh or an intense leg workout. The options are endless!
Now, there should be absolutely zero pressure or guilt when it comes to whether or not you're working out during your vacation. For those who like to not stray too far from their regularly scheduled workout routine, bringing resistance bands along on a trip is a great solution. Fitness-fanatics can, with no stress or fuss, easily get a good workout on in between sightseeing and gelato eating, without missing out on anything,