7 Tips for Healthy Global Travel

Every year thousands of Americans travel domestically and around the world for a variety of reasons – work, education, family, or vacation. Whatever the reason, extended time in airports or train stations, on the road, in hotels, and away from your kitchen and gym, provides numerous challenges to staying on track with healthy eating and physical activity. But travel doesn’t have to be a lost cause. Follow these tips and you’ll return home with the same pants size you left with.

1.Be Prepared

Always be prepared with healthy snacks on hand. Stow easy to pack snacks like nuts, trail mix, jerky, durable fruit like apples, or snack bars (try to choose options with minimal ingredients and a some fat, protein, and fiber, which will make the snack feel more filling), to have in the airport, between work meetings or sightseeing, and for late night cravings. Pack more than you think you’ll need, as healthy snacks can be hard to find in hotels and airports. If you don’t want to travel with a lot of food, look for a local grocery store near where you’re traveling. Of course, enjoy the coffee available at numerous cafes. That is worth your money.

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2.BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast) Continue reading 7 Tips for Healthy Global Travel

Tips For Healthy Travels

I haven’t found a better way to completely fall off the healthy lifestyle wagon quite like traveling. Whether for work or vacation, extended time in an airport and hotels, and away from your kitchen and gym, provides numerous challenges to staying on track. This post outlines a few tips for keeping it together on the road.

1. Always be prepared with snacks. Pack nuts, trail mix, jerky, Lara bars, and other snacks to have in the airport, between work meetings (or sightseeing), and for late night cravings. Pack more than you think you’ll need, as healthy snacks can be hard to find in hotels and airports.

2. BYOB (Bring Your Own Breakfast). Unless you fork over $20 for the sit down breakfast, most hotels offer a continental breakfast comprised of cold eggs, processed bacon, pastures, bagels, cereal, and canned fruit cocktail. Continue reading Tips For Healthy Travels