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Your Next Trip is The Perfect Time to Try a Fitness Challenge

Your Next Trip is The Perfect Time to Try a Fitness Challenge

Fitness challenges are a great way to stick to your goals and the time you spend on the road might be the perfect time to try one.


Airports, hotels and full schedules can make it difficult to have the time or energy to workout while traveling.

Add to that being away from home and out of your normal routine.

There's no doubt that travel and fitness are hard to pair up but if you plan it right then your next trip may actually be a great time to set a new goal for yourself and then reach it.

Fitness challenges are a great way to stick to your goals and the time you spend on the road might be the perfect time to try one.

Why Fitness Challenges Are Great

Fitness challenges follow a general timeline and include specific goals for participants to reach. Challenges are a great way to stay motivated to reach goals and stay on track the whole way.

Follow these guidelines to ensure you fulfill your obligation to complete a challenge you choose to accept:

  1. Plan your workouts ahead of time.
  2. Make your workouts a priority.
  3. Hold yourself accountable.
  4. Know what motivates you.
  5. Share challenges with friends or family.
  6. Track your progress.

Choose Your Challenge

There are a ton of fitness challenges available to you with a simple Google search.

Before you pick one, you should know what you to look for.

Consider what your goals are and what your timeline is. You can also scale many challenges to the amount of time you will be traveling.

You also want to consider what your fitness level is.

Below are three bodyweight fitness challenges that are perfect for travelers. You can do the workouts anywhere and they take very little time to complete. They are arranged by difficulty level so be sure to consider what is best for you based on your current abilities. 

Beginner Challenge

This challenge is for beginners who are relatively new to bodyweight exercises and keeps it simple by consisting of just push-ups and squats. The challenge is set for thirty days but can be scaled for shorter or longer trips.

Credit for this challenge goes to Darebee.com

Intermediate Challenge

Here's a challenge for those of you have some experience with bodyweight exercises and can handle some variety and higher repetition ranges. This challenge focuses on your core and will help you develop your abdominal muscles.

Credit for this challenge goes to Darebee.com.

Advanced Challenge

Now that we've covered the beginner and intermediate level challenges, it's time to show you a great challenge for someone with an advanced level of fitness. This challenge is tabata style, a protocol that calls for eight rounds of 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest. It's time-efficient and extremely effective. 

Bottom Line

There you have three great challenges for travelers of different fitness levels that want to stay fit and healthy on the road. All three can be scaled to the length of your trip, require no equipment and are time-efficient. Remember to hold yourself accountable to not miss workouts and track your progress as you go.

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