30 July 2010

Fit tips for intrepid travellers

Carte Blanche Medical airs part two of their series on Deskercise tonight. But if your job entails more hotel rooms than desks, here are some ways to fit some exercise in.

This evening Carte Blanche Medical will air part two of their series on Deskercise (watch part one here). However, if your job entails spending more time in hotel rooms while travelling than sitting behind a desk, how do you fit in a little daily exercise? Keep reading and we'll show you how...

If exercise is part of your daily routine, what happens when you're away from home and have no access to a gym, or cannot exercise outside for safety reasons? There are still many ways to get your daily dose and keep fit while you're travelling.

And don't forget to pack your gym clothes and running shoes.

  • Triceps dips (2 x 15 reps)
  • Skipping (3 x 30 sec with 10 sec break)
  • Push-ups (2 x 15 reps)
  • Ski-jumps (3 x 30 sec)
  • Lunges (2 x 15 reps a leg)
  • Skipping (3 x 30 sec with 10 sec break)
  • Crunches (3 x 20 reps)
  • Burpees (3 x 5 burpees)
  • Calf raises (2 x 15 reps)
  • Skating movements (3 x 30 sec)


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