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Use These Tips To Stay Healthy On Your Next Vacation

It’s pretty easy to leave all your health-conscious habits behind when on vacation. The hearty breakfasts, all-you-can-eat buffets, and complete relaxation options can challenge your will to stay health-conscious. While you have the freedom to indulge and relax (it is a vacation, after all), it is also crucial that you put in some measures to protect your health. You want to make merry, but you don’t want to come back, sorry. So, are you getting ready for your next vacation? Do you wish to return healthy? Here are some health tips you can use.

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Get your medical ‘green light’ before you leave

Before you set off, it is best to visit your doctor for a thorough medical examination, even if you feel healthy. The body doesn’t always show symptoms of issues until it is late, and a medical exam will help reveal these issues, if there are any. For example, a DEXA scan can identify decreases in bone density and even confirm bone issues like osteoporosis before they occur. Furthermore, if you’re still recovering from an illness or still using medications, a medical check-up should let you know if you’re healthy enough to travel. While with your doctor, ensure that you get all the necessary vaccinations, depending on where you’re traveling to.

Plan! Plan! Plan!

If you want to maintain your healthy habits while on the road, you need to do a lot of planning. From long flight hours to time changes and touring adventures, you can expect your trip to shake up your regular daily routine. That means you need to find ways to incorporate your daily health habits. Plan your workout times, and find out how best to continue exercising. Also, plan what food to indulge in and how much. But don’t forget to enjoy yourself at the same time.

Enjoy a good day at a spa

A visit to the spa is always part of wellness. If your travel destination has good spa options, don’t hesitate to indulge. It is safe to guess that one of the main reasons for your vacation trip is to de-stress and relax. And a good spa treatment will give you the stress relief you’re looking for. It will help rejuvenate your mind, relax your body, and get you ready to face your everyday life when your vacation is over. So, find out ahead of time if your preferred destination has some good spas you can visit, and make your bookings before you set off.

Move your body

You may be tempted to spend hours doing nothing but lying on the beach or by the pool. But you need to ensure that you keep your body active – probably not as active as you would on a typical busy day, but try not to be idle for too long. Besides, the fact is that being sedentary for too long can kill the fun at some point and makes it easier for you to pile on the calories you don’t want to see. So, be active, and find ways to continue your daily exercise regime during your vacation.

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One Comment

  1. Another great posting from you, all helpful in stuffing my head up with helpful knowledge.

    I have also taken the time to share this on Twitter 🙂

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