If you’re one of those people who love to look and feel fit and flawless no matter what – welcome to the club! Of course, this gets even more important as soon as summer comes, since your vacation is a perfect chance to show off your perfectly sculpted six-pack, so stay with us if you want to learn how to make that happen. Here are five smart ways to get it done, so check them out and enjoy!
Skip a bus tour and get active
Even though bus tours are probably one of the most popular ways to explore the town, the fact is that going sightseeing on foot is much more beneficial. Needless to say, physical activity is of the utmost importance – even when you’re on vacation. However, this doesn’t mean that you should see everything in one day, as that would be way too exhausting. Instead, take your time and split your tour into a couple of days. Apart from walking, you can also rent a bike and cycle to a particular part of the town. You’ll save a lot of time this way while taking part in a more intense physical activity, which is never a bad thing!
Drink a lot of water and stay away from alcohol
Yes, we know that drinking water seems quite logical during your summer vacation, but the real question is – do you drink enough of it? Well, it’s highly likely that you don’t, and some of the first symptoms of dehydration are fatigue and headache, so grab your bottle of water as soon as experience any of these. Besides that, you should also pay extra attention to your alcohol intake, as sipping your favorite cocktails by the pool can be quite alluring when on vacation. However, these can quickly add to your calorie intake and diminish your efforts to look flawless in your swimsuit, so stay away from them as much as possible.
Stay fit with a short yet effective workout
When it comes to your summer vacation, we agree that it should be about having fun and exploring new destinations, but it doesn’t mean you should neglect your workouts either – especially if you want to stay fit. You can always find out if your hotel has its own gym where you can work out in the morning. If you’re a fan of intense workouts, be sure you check out that the venue in question has quality gym equipment you need, so that your routine isn’t compromised in any way. On the other hand, if you want to slow down a little bit, just take a brisk 15-minute walk every morning and you’ll be more than fine!
Be sure you eat as healthy as you can
Another thing you should pay attention to while on vacation is your diet. Most exotic destinations have amazing local markets where you can find fresh fruits and veggies, and these are basically what you should eat instead of gravitating towards junk foods like pizza or donuts. Besides that, your diet should be rich in lean protein as well, so give your best to eat enough of it during summer. However, indulging in your favorite meals from time to time is also allowed – that’s what vacations are all about, right?
Make sure you sleep well and take daily naps
A lot of people simply adore vacations as they get a chance to catch up on their sleep and go back well-rested, which can be a bit challenging – especially because there are a lot of things to do and sights to explore, which may take a lot of time. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t sleep at all, so give your best to get at least 8 hours of sleep at night and take short daily naps whenever possible. Everyone knows that sleep deprivation leads to overeating and junk food cravings, so sleep tight every night and you’ll stay fit!
As you can see, there are plenty of ways to stay fit on your summer vacation, so make sure to stick to them when the time comes. Once you do that, you’ll instantly look and feel much better, which is exactly what matters most.
About The Author
Peter is a lifestyle writer and a recent newly wed living in Brisbane, Australia. After graduating from Australian Institute of Creative Design, he worked as a fashion stylist and also as a freelance writer for few local magazines in Brisbane. Beside writing, he loves shopping, cooking exotic meals and traveling around tropical destinations with his hubby Josh. His future plans are in creating his personal lifestyle blog about everyday life-saving tips. Follow Peter on Facebook and Twitter.
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