7 Healthy Travel Tips

We love to discover the world…it is in our DNA, but traveling can be stressful and sometimes detrimental to our health. Checkout our 7 healthy travel tips to make your journey even more amazing:
1) Physical Health: Incorporate an exercise routine in your travel itinerary. Keep it simple by selecting a hotel with a fitness center, obtain a temporary gym membership at a local center or take a brisk walk early mornings before you start your day. Some other recommendations:
– Walk everywhere and enjoy the city like the locals.
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2)  Healthy Diet:  It is really easy to incorporate a healthy diet during your travels:
– Eat three small meals a day, do not forgo breakfast.
– Include vegetables in your meals, such as a salad for lunch and a small salad or vegetables with dinner.
– Include fruit in your diet, it is a great snack between meals and a great way to discover the local farmer’s markets.
– Avoid too much alcohol, you don’t want to disrupt your beauty sleep.
– Avoid sweet drinks altogether.
3)  Stay Hydrated: Don’t forget to take your favorite water bottle with you to stay hydrated.
4)  Stretch:  There is nothing like stretching and breathing exercises to relax your muscles…do so at least twice daily. Identify a 5-10 minutes routine in advance and incorporate into your itinerary.
5) Sleep Well:  Don’t underestimate the value of rest and a good night sleep. Make sure that you take plenty of rest, 7 – 8 hours of sleep would be ideal.
6)  Protect Your Body:  What should you do to protect your body while traveling?
– Pack your daily vitamins and supplements.
– Protect your skin by applying sunscreen with SPF 15 or more.
– Take your favorite pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes.
7)  Sanitize:  Hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes are essential to minimize your exposure to germs and bacteria, especially before meals.
For more information on safe traveling, check out the Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

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