I have spent most of the last three years travelling through Latin America and more often than not "roughing it", so checking into to a hotel with a gym is not an option. Staying fit & healthy on the road isn't always the easiest task, but here are my top tips for a healthy travel lifestyle:
I am a big fan of the Nike Training App there are s many great workout options that don't require equipment, and it's free!
Dry brushing is such a fast and easy way to get your circulation flowing - I actually use a shoe cleaning brush as it is a great travel size.
The best way to explore a new town is by running! I love a good early morning run, watching a city wake up with bustling markets and street vendors! Always make sure to check with locals if there are any places that are unsafe to go. It's great to travel with an MP3 player too (so old school!) as they are easy to hide. And don't forget the power of a great playlist.
In terms of supplements, I always carry fish oil tablets and spirulina tablets with me. I would love to carry more but these are my two essentials.
A regular yoga practice is such an important part of my travels! Long bus rides or flights, full days of walking and carrying heavy loads, can be gruelling; yoga is the perfect antidote to keep me feeling nimble and grounded. To aid my practice I use Akasha yoga straps which also function as a mat carrier. Manduka offer some great light travel mat options too.
Hike, swim, dance whenever you can, and challenge yourself! Most of my most treasured memories are from the incredible hikes we have accomplished, where I have pushed myself both physically and mentally.
And I always carry nuts with me at all times! Sometimes it is hard to know when and where your next meal is coming from so to prevent myself to falling victim to nearest 7-eleven-esque tienda, nuts and seeds are a great go-to.