Staying Healthy During Holiday Travel

Raise your hand if you will be traveling during this holiday season. Keep your hand up if you typically fall off the wagon of your healthy eating and lifestyle during the holidays. Our hands are still up over here, how about you?

It is difficult when you are busy and away from home to follow your normal schedule. We completely understand and to help you stay on track, we found an article from US News. While holiday travel can be great for your psyche, it can take a hefty toll on your health.

A disruption in your sleep, exercise and eating habits can set you up for vacation trouble. Here are 10 tips for dealing with holiday travel provided by leading fitness and travel experts.

  1. Plan meals in advance.
  2. Get a full night’s rest.
  3. Stay active.
  4. Skip the in-flight cocktail, coffee, and caffeinated beverages.
  5. Prepare for unexpected delays.
  6. Plan family activities around fitness.
  7. Bring your own breakfast.
  8. Plug in to stay on track.
  9. Follow an 80/20 rule at dinner.

We know your journey itself can be filled with stress—traffic, flight delays, and those new, more invasive airport security screenings—as well as causing a disruption in your sleep schedule and eating habits; all of these can lower your immune system’s ability to fight off cold and flu germs, making you more prone to getting sick. Click here to view the full article from US News.

We wish you a happy and HEALTHY holiday season!

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