30-Minute Workout: Travel-Sized Exercise for Your Next Trip

August 24, 2017 / in Fitness, Gold Coast / by Jessica King, FFC Gold Coast Personal Trainer

Travel-sized workouts and exercise routines for your next vacationWhether you’re taking one last summer trip, planning for holiday travel or jet setting for business reasons, traveling provides excitement and a new perspective.

However, all that time spent getting to and from the airport, exploring new destinations and keeping up with packed meeting itineraries and happy hours doesn’t leave much time for fitness. Since many aspects of travel can be stress-inducing, it is important to fit physical activity in where you can to stay healthy and sane.

Check out FFC Gold Coast personal trainer Jessica King’s 3 options that utilize a resistance band and/or bodyweight moves for a quick travel-sized workout you can do at the airport, in your hotel room or just about anywhere!

Workout #1

  • Side raise plank left x10
  • Side raise plank right x10

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  • Upright row x 12

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  • Bow and arrow left x 12
  • Bow and arrow right x 12

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  • Tricep pulldown left x 12
  • Tricep pulldown right x 12

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  • Lat pulldown left x 12
  • Lat pulldown right x 12

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  • Monster Walk (walk one direction for 12 steps, come back the other way for 12 steps).

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Repeat this succession 3 times.

Workout #2

  • Lunges left x 10
  • Lunges right x 10

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  • Squat to press x 10

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  • Alternating biceps curl with band x 15
  • Bent over row with band x 12 

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  • 10 tricep dips (on a chair, bench or bed)
  • 45-second plank
  • 30 bicycle crunches

Repeat this succession 4 times.

Related: along with trying to work out while traveling, eating healthy on the go can be extra tricky. Check out this recent post for some awesome tips!

Workout #3

  • Front raise left x 10
  • Front raise right x 10

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  • Seated row x 12

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  • Push up with band x 10

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  • 40 mountain climbers
  • 30-second wall sit
  • 10 burpees

Repeat this succession 4 times.

What are some of your favorite workout moves to do on the go? Let us know in the comments!

About Jessica

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Jessica King is a certified personal trainer at FFC Gold Coast. Her passion is exercising and helping others achieve their goals. She helps clients by changing their lives in a positive way through fitness. She challenges and teaches clients the numerous benefits of exercise and why it should be considered a lifestyle choice and not a chore. Ready to make that one-hour workout the highlight of your day? Schedule a complimentary consultation with Jessica by emailing her at [email protected]!

 

* Above images courtesy of Google and other various sources: http://www.leanitup.com/37-killer-resistance-band-exercises-burn-muscles-anywhere/2/; http://www.leanitup.com/37-killer-resistance-band-exercises-burn-muscles-anywhere/4/; https://www.mobilityguardian.com/resistance-band-chest-exercises/.

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