It's the middle of the season but you've got to travel for business, family or good old fun. Focused training can be difficult during your normal routine how much more when you're on the road. Don't worry, with some planning you can get in some quality training sessions.
First thing to keep in mind is rest is king. This translates to no super early or late flights, train rides or drives. Throwing off your sleep cycle can really get you off your game. Have your travel plans coincide with your typical schedule as closely as possible.
Next, plan your stay. Be sure to have your go to general strength and dumbbell weight room routines in handy. If you're serious you can locate a track and gym in your area that will allow you to use their facilities while you're in town. Most high school and some college tracks are open to the public and if your schedule permits you can get some quality training in.
Third, plan and pack your snacks and supplements. This can be tricky but with some planning you'll be able to avoid trashing your diet completely, zip lock bags and sharpie can make world of difference when organizing snacks and supplements while packing.
Be sure not to train to hard the day before travel you don't want to be sore and tight during the trip. Eat your packed snacks and stay hydrated during your trip.
Now that you've arrived don't get crazy and start training like a mad man or women ;) once you've identified your training environment. Ease into your training
It may not be wise to train once you arrive to your destination relax and get settled. Become familiar with your surroundings. If you do anything shake out, light stretching, a jog and a good night’s sleep is all you need
Now that you've had a night to get adjusted It's time to get to work. Hotels and cruise ships have your typical fitness centers with treadmills, ellipticals, and dumbbells here is where your general strength and dumbbell training routines will come in handy here. Execute your general strength routines as you normally would. Coach Boo Schexnayder routines are great for keeping you conditioned click Here. When it comes to weight training having dumbbell modifications of your barbell routine helps you keep up with your weight training while on the road.
If you're not near or able to get to a track stairwells are great places to get in some work.
Remember Do What is Hard
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