Staying in shape when travelling can be a challenge. You often spend a lot of time sitting, you get thrown off your regular exercise routine, and you aren’t always in control of your food. We show you how to take a break with no added bulges!
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Internation cuisine can certainly amp up your calorie count. The following high-energy dishes are worth watching out for...
Hamburger and fries: 629 Cal
Can't resist a classic burger meal? Watch those french fries and say no to a free upsize!
Pain au chocolat: 300 Cal
Indulgent, buttery pastries can do serious damage to your diet. Take a French approach and dine in moderation!
Pizza (whole): 1000 Cal
Italian pizzas tend to be lighter and less greasy than the norm. Select sensible toppings and take ease on the cheese.
Churros: 234 Cal
These traditional deep-fried, treats dipped in melted chocolate pack a whopping number of calories per serve!
Mojitos: 242 Cal
The Mojito may well be a legacy of the island of Cuba but a few of these minty numbers can have a weighty impact on your waistline. Opt for low-sugar options when possible.
Ramen: 500 Cal
A bowl of traditional ramen can contain well over the recommended daily intake of sodium.
Fish and chips: 838 Cal
Opt for a grilled version of this British classic. A battered serve is laden with calories and fat.
Exploring the world may be life changing but it certainly doesn’t do wonders for the waistline…
The biggest cause of weight gain? A resounding 4 in 10 blame alcohol, while a further 1 in 6 admitted to
60% of travelers say they gain at least two kilos on holiday, 25% put on at least three kilos and 5% put on roughly six kilos or more. Just 10% lost weight or stayed the same.
44% of travellers say they tend to fall into bad habits while on holidays
Taking a break from the daily grind? You needn’t suffer a setback. These quick tips will help you stay toned- even when traversing the globe.
1. Mindful meals: Moderating your portions sizes can help keep you on track.
2. Snack smart: Healthy treats can ward off jet-lag binges.
3. Fit kit: A skipping rope, resistance
4. Bag snag: Pick a posture-friendly backpack that won’t weigh you down.
5. Ditch the wheels: A few hours of walking per day can have huge health benefits.
6. Feet first: Comfy shoes are king when you’re on the move!
7. Beat the bloat: Take regular probiotics and drink plenty of water.
8. Sip smart: Drink in moderation.
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