Key Tips On How To Stay Healthy When Traveling - Be On The Road | Live your Travel Dream!
none

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Key Tips On How To Stay Healthy When Traveling

How to stay healthy while traveling

Traveling to another city or country can become a fantastic experience. But, it's challenging to enjoy the sights and sounds if you're feeling under the weather. Getting sick during vacation can destroy your travel plans. So, here are five essential tips to help you stay healthy before and during your trip.

Get Enough Sleep


Traveling can be all about relaxing the body and mind. Eliminate the fatigue and stress you feel doing your daily grinds back in your neighborhood. But, it can be too much of an excitement to see the sights and sounds of another locale. So, sleeping might become a challenge while you're staying in another town.

However, don’t forget to get enough sleep during your travels. Don’t let the excitement get to your head. First, your body needs the rest to help you maintain the right amount of energy to:

● Carry heavy luggage

● Walk all day

● Cross time zones / Battle jet lag

● Enjoy tourist locations

Plan your itinerary before the date of your travel. You can also make a schedule of events to help allocate time for you to rest in between destinations.

Eat Nutritiously


It can be easy to reward yourself with all the tasty treats your vacation has to offer. After all, you’re traveling because you want to get away from what could be a seemingly mundane everyday routine. Still, don’t forget to eat nutritious food while you’re on a trip. You don’t want to cancel your tour because of an upset stomach.

Watch your diet while you’re staying in another city. Eat balanced meals, and don't overload with carbohydrates. Filling your stomach with carbs may give you a blood sugar spike. If that event happens, you might feel drowsy, and that can inhibit the excitement you should feel while trying to view the different tourist spots.

Exercise


Tips to stay fit and healthy during your holidays

Many hotels have indoor or outdoor gyms you can use to help you stay fit while on vacation. These gyms may come fully-equipped with tools like dumbbells, treadmills, and weighing scales.

But, some hotels and inns don’t have gyms. If so, it doesn’t mean you can’t have enough exercise during your trip. Take note that a little exercise can go a long way.

You can start by taking the stairs instead of the elevator when going back to your room. Also, you can bring exercise equipment with you during your trip like resistance bands. Use these tools to do exercises like weighted lunges and bicep curls. The bands act like weights, but the former isn’t as heavy as the latter.

Use CBD Oil


Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is an extract from the hemp plant. But, this organically-occurring chemical compound doesn’t deliver the same mind-altering effect as another cannabinoid called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Using quality oils may help promote numerous health benefits. It’s because of the components found in CBD that it might help improve conditions like:

● Chronic pain

● Inflammation

● Anxiety

● Depression

● Addiction

For example, you can use CBD oil before your flight to help calm your mind if you’re afraid of heights. Also, you can consume the product while you’re on vacation if you have chronic physical ailments like arthritis. CBD might also help normalize blood pressure as it is best studied for hypertension.

But, you should research the laws of your destination regarding CBD use. The last thing you'd want is to get in trouble with the local authorities because of this product.

Gain Health Insurance


So you’ve planned everything down to the dot, but it’s still best to be humble and accept the fact that not everything will go entirely as you planned. You might travel like a Boy or Girl Scout as your luggage comes with all the necessary tools you need for the trip. but accidents can still occur.

You can help safeguard your health during your travel if you have the right insurance plan. Health insurance for travelers can cover the fees for specific accidents or mishaps when you're in another city. Remember, mental health is also essential; unexpected medical charges during your vacation can put unwanted stress on your mind.

Ask your insurance provider for appropriate coverage plans to help you remain calm before, during, and after your trip.

Remember to stay on your toes while you’re traveling. Follow the tips mentioned above to help you stay healthy when you’re on vacation. Take note that traveling can be great for physical and mental health. Make sure you prepare for the possibilities that may happen during your trip. You may also list your travel goals and objectives in a small notebook. Review your notes if you feel lost in the course of your retreat.



Welcome to BE ON THE ROAD Travel Blog! I am Sankara, its founder, a 30 something male from Bangalore who is living his dream of exploring the world and simultaneously trying to inspire others to live their dream.
Wanna live your dream? Find Some inspiration here!
Wanna know more about me?
Track blog updates from facebook and/or twitter!

Logo Credits : Jobi T Chacko. UI/UX Credits : Murugan S Thirumalai
Copyright © 2009-2019 Sankara Subramanian C (www.beontheroad.com)
Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited. All Rights Reserved

Join the Travel Club for FREE!!
and every fortnight get in your inbox...interesting experiential and off-beat travel stories , destination guides, handy tips (travel, photography and visa) based on personal experience, global vegetarian delights with helpful survival guides and gorgeous world travel images and videos as I (the Indian traveler) trot the globe! And a lot of other travel invites and soon to be launched goodies !

* indicates required
Close