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5 Ways to Maintain Wellness During a Business Trip

August 15, 2018 | For Travelers

Whether you’re a fitness guru or someone trying to eat better, maintaining a healthy lifestyle while on the road can be a challenge. If you work for a company that provides corporate travel service, don’t be afraid to make time for yourself while you’re on the road. Take a look at your itinerary to identify opportunities to make healthy, balanced decisions. Here are five ideas to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance for your next corporate travel.

1. Make Time to Plan One Fun Activity

Giving yourself time to step away from all-things business gives you a chance to recharge. From choosing a fun restaurant to catching a local baseball game, you’ll feel more balanced when you take some time to experience the city. New experiences don’t require spending money. Take a quick walk around the hotel or swim a lap in the hotel’s pool. Any down time you can give yourself will help you feel refreshed.

2. Plan Ahead with Pre-Packed Snacks

Airport food and hotel vending machines typically aren’t the cheapest or best option for a healthy lifestyle. Before you leave home, throw a few snacks in your suitcase that you can enjoy either on the plane or once you get to your destination. You’ll feel better knowing that you have free, easy access to healthy food you like.

3. Take Advantage of Down Time

If you like to arrive to the airport early, use that time to knock out some easy work and emails. On the contrary, if you know you have a busy trip ahead, relax before your flight with a quick nap, reading, playing a game, or watching your favorite show. Do whatever will make you feel the most at ease once you’re in the new city.

4. Make Time for a Workout

Even if you’re not an avid exerciser, make your way to the hotel gym while traveling. Getting your blood pumping can help you sleep easier, a common frustration for travelers when they can’t enjoy the comfort of their own bed. For travelers that love to run, there’s no better way to explore a new city than on foot. Be sure to stay alert while jogging since you’re not familiar with the surroundings.

5. Create a Nighttime Routine

Traveling across time zones can really affect a person’s ability to fall asleep on the first night in a new bed. A nighttime routine might include a warm bath, comfy pajamas, and watching an episode of your favorite show. As your trip progresses, falling asleep should get easier if you stick to this routine each night.

For less disruption during your trip, have your travel manager reach out to Adelman Travel about our proprietary mobile app, Ava. It keeps you in the know about every detail of your trip all in one place. Contact us to learn more about the benefits of this travel management app!