Working out on the road can be challenging with different routines and maybe a different time zone, and without your normal health club or training partners to rely on. That doesn’t mean that exercise needs to take a vacation! Instead take the opportunity to change things up and give your training a fresh new look for a few days. Rather than trying to squeeze in a whole workout between time constraints, just set a target amount of work, and divide it throughout the day.

To start, pick 3-5 exercises using your body weight, then complete your choice from the goals below.

Sample Vacation Workout Goals: Complete:
A) A set number of repetitions of each throughout the day (100 total reps for the day)
B) As many reps as possible in a set amount of time (10-15 minutes)
C) Tabata Style: 20 seconds of WORK, 10 seconds of REST for 8 rounds

Sample Vacation Body-Weight Exercises (Pick 3-5):
Push Ups
Sit Ups
Jumping Jacks
Bench Dips
Pull Ups
Knee Tucks
Russian Twists

Fitness tips provided by Matthew Brockhaus, Fitness Manager at Active Sports Clubs Oakland City Center. Contact Matthew at