I wrote a similar post on this topic quite some time ago; about staying in shape on the road with some quick full body exercises.
However, the problem still persists when it comes to food.By no means am I saying starve yourself or don’t enjoy the local cuisine. Culinary travel is a thing, and a glorious one at that. These are just a few tips that I personally use to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the road.
Most of my poor eating extravaganzas come from being ill prepared and running out of options! There have been plenty of times when I’ve been forced to eat something due to the fact that there were no other choices. Planning ahead and packing healthy snacks can help eliminate this problem. Bring some fruit, a protein bar, or the likes and never be forced (heaven forbid) to eat an unwanted croissant.
Count Your Macros
95% of your calories come from three sources: your proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. These are known as your macronutrients, or macros. By counting your macros, you’re able to keep an eye out how much you’re taking in. By simply being aware of your macros, you become more conscious of your eatings and it honestly helps reduce snacking. The best thing about counting your macros is when you know you have space for a little cheat meal!
Stop Binge Drinking
The other 5% of your caloric intake comes from alcohol. And for some of you, 5% is a low guestimate. Not only is it expensive, but the effects it has on your health is incomparable. Obviously, enjoy a glass of wine or beer at dinner. What I’m saying is that you don’t need long, wild, nights every night of the week. It’ll take it’s tole. Instead…
Drink Plenty of Water
Ah… water, a key essential of life. Drinking water has countless benefits like healthier skin, energization, and hang-over clearing. Water is natures caffein and drinking a few (reusable) bottles a day will keep you going and going and going.
What do you do to stay fit on the road? Comment them below!