Best Travel Workouts You Can Do with No Gym Equipment

When you are traveling, it is not possible for you to carry your gym equipment with you. However, that does not mean that you cannot exercise during your vacation. There are several ways for you to work out without the use of any workout equipment according to Drench. This will not just help you stay fit even while holidaying in some exotic location with your family, it will also help you avoid the problem of carrying heavy gym equipment with you all the time.  If you are lucky enough to have a fitness class at your hotel (this St. Thomas Ritz did) then please read about how you can be proactive with your fitness and keep in shape while on vacation.

Best Travel Workouts You Can Do Without Equipment

Sweating it out at the gym does not mean concentrating on one or just a few sections of your body. You need to distribute your concentration on every major groups of muscles in your body. These include your abs, glutes, biceps, triceps, thighs, and many more. These parts of your body can also be exercised without the use of heavy workout equipment. Some of the most common types of exercises without using any equipment have been discussed below.

  • Arms: For your arms just a 10-minute workout session will be enough. All you need to do is 10 repetitions of various exercises such as plank ups, lateral plank walks, burpees with push-ups, planks with shoulder taps, diamond push-ups, and mountain climber twists.
  • Glutes: Your glutes require a 3-move routine of the following exercises such as side-step squats, single-leg glute bridges, and curtsy lunges with side kick. Rest for about 90 seconds and then repeat for a total of 4 times. You need to perform each workout with 12 to 15 reps.
  • Cardio: In order to deal with cardio, you can start off with a 10-minute morning workout. This will include squat jump, burpee with push-up, mock jumping rope, plank with shoulder tap, and jumping lunge. Beginners may opt for 30 seconds of work followed by 30 seconds of rest. Intermediate may opt for 40 seconds of work followed by 20 seconds of rest. Those in advance stages can opt for 50 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest.
  • Total Body Workout: If you are more interested in a total body workout, then you may do the following workouts for a stretch of 2 minutes followed by a 30 second rest. These include push-ups, bodyweight squats, plank with t-rotation, alternating standing oblique crunches.

There are several other options for daily workouts which do not require the need of any type of workout equipment.

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Peter is a digital nomad who largely writes from Asia, Europe, and South America. Always following the "vibe," he sets up shop in hostels and AirBNB's and continues to entertain us with wild stories from life abroad.

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