Looking into the usuals of passengers and travelers, a lot of us already have a bad habit of taking caffeine, sugar concentrated drinks .
It has become a normal traveler’s ritual to munch on white breads, soda, caffeine concentrated drinks etc and all of this would later tell on your health and your waist to be precise.
Regardless of the means of transport used, the regular style of sitting for too long is harmful to your health. Below would be certain tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle on your road trips.
Try Standing Up Once A While
It is normal and customary to sit all through your trip. Regardless of your means or mode of transport, sitting down all through the trip is normal but wrong.
To stay healthy on the trip you have to try to stand up in the vehicle or transport mode if possible. You have to stand up and stretch your legs and your muscles once in a while.
If possible take stops on the journey where you can walk a while and relax or change the positions and postures of your muscles. Your back bone is under a whole lot of pressure and strains, so standing up to stretch would ease the pressure and stress your back goes through while in a sitting posture for too long.
Advising you to stay hydrated, a lot of you would get the wrong picture and definitely misquote me, by saying soda or caffeine drinks are means of staying hydrated, which is a totally wrong notion.
When I say stay hydrated I mean getting hydrated by water, the regular H2O that can quench thirst better than any other liquid in the world.
Some people call it Nature’s finest. Drinking water keeps you alert, refreshed and enhances your General well being.
Take Short Power Works
The first point and this point definitely look alike but don’t be mistaken, the first one suggests you stand up once in a while.
This particular point is majorly for people who travel regularly by airplanes or any spacious mode of transport. It is advisable you stand up and take a short walk within the transport.
Take the walk between the seats where there is enough space to walk. This power walk should be a constant and consistent action which should take place every two or three hours depending on how free you actually are.
This power walk got its name because it actually boosts circulation and strengthens your muscles and your leg.
Till you land or arrive at your destination especially in cases where it takes days to get to then these power walks could fill in for your regular exercises And they give you the necessary fitness that you need.
Be Selective About Your Fast Food
It is very hard to get an on the go meal pack that doesn’t have too many sugar volumes and at night lack enough vitamins required. When picking your on the go meal or fast food be sure to pick a reliable meal pack that is high in vitamin and if possible low in vitamin.
This is necessary to keep you healthy. If you need a nutrient sufficient meal or something to cool your hunger I would suggest packing a lot of fruits or fruits concentrated drinks with no artificial sweetener added to it.
These kinds of meals enriches your body system and gives it the necessary vitamins and nutrients it needs to stay healthy for the trip. As we all know food is a necessity, regardless so, I will advise you to fill your belly well before even embarking on the trip. This would even make you sleep and feel relaxed throughout the trip. Avoid being over zealous and taking bananas on your international trips.
Visit The Hotel Gym And Spa
If you happen to be a frequent traveler in a job that requires it, it would be advisable to visit the hotel gym and spa frequently to actually revive and strengthen your tightened muscles.
It would be helpful in burning out the stress from sitting down all through the trip and also giving you a feeling of refreshment.