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Travel fitness advice: Packing, clothes and gear

January 14, 2015

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Travel Fitness Advice Luggage

What you pack along will have a huge impact on whether you workout or how comfortable you are when you do. A friend of mine used to always have a just-in-case workout bag in his trunk “just in case a workout broke out,” he’d say. And that’s our travel fitness advice too. If you aren’t prepared, you […]

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Travel fitness tips: Plan ahead to stay on track

January 8, 2015

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Travel Fitness Tips Biking

Once your trip is planned and you’re thinking about how you can cut back wisely (per the advice in our article “Travel fitness tips: You can stay fit if you adapt”), it’s time to start plotting. Should we say planning? Nah, plotting. It’s time to “plot” hotels, tours, sightseeing, travel departure times and all that other […]

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Travel fitness tips: You can stay fit if you adapt

January 2, 2015

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travel fitness tips you can if you cut back

Whether you’re a frequent business traveler or heading out on a family vacation, don’t fall prey to the belief that travel has to be a devastating departure from your fitness routine. Staying fit while traveling isn’t as difficult as you may think. HI Travel Tales has a few travel fitness tips. Because we manage to […]

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Walking equal to running for health gains, per latest study

April 4, 2013

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A study from the American Heart Association released in early 2013 found that walking equal to running when it comes to lowering the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. In addition, the more people walked or ran each week, the more gains they experience in health benefits. This is what the AHA said […]

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Finding relief for ITB pain requires stretching and more

July 16, 2012

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I’ve got iliotibial band syndrome and, unfortunately, ITB pain. There is way too much information out there on the web, some of it conflicting. What can I do? Are there any stretches I can do? M.G., Fort Collins, Colo. First things first, the ITB is a band that runs down the side of your leg […]

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Four Secrets for Flat Abs

July 10, 2012

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I know it’s already summer and the season for skimpier clothes, but is there a way to flatten my abs quickly? I am exercising, but I’d like to see some results in the next couple of months before I head off on vacation. T.A., Burbank, Calif. Great to hear you’re on the right exercise track. […]

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How do I get those perfect six pack abs?

May 21, 2012

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Dear HI Travel Tales Coach, I’m doing 100 sit-ups a day with 15- 20% body fat and still no six-pack. I’ve been told six-pack abs only show with a body fat level of less than 10%. I run, bike and lift weights several times a week for the last year and can’t seem to lose […]

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Stop the ‘ouch’ from chafing on long runs

May 3, 2012

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Dear Coach, I’m new to longer trail runs, and I’m having a few, um, chafing issues. What are the best shorts to run in? What else do you do to prevent chafing on long runs? N.H., Berkeley, CA Even somebody who insists they do not get chafing will most definitely get chafing at some point, […]

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