How to Stick to Your Healthy Lifestyle While Vacationing

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Vacationing is a tricky time because how can you enjoy traveling while sticking to your healthy lifestyle? Well, it’s tricky but possible. While many people use vacations as an excuse to also take a break from eating healthy and being active, it’s really hard to get back on track once you return home, making it important to maintain good habits while traveling. Here’s how to be healthy while on vacation.

Eat Regularly

Skipping meals and snacking on unhealthy foods is common while on vacation, but it can lead to an upset stomach, overeating, crankiness, or a lack of energy, which are all things you don’t want to deal with. Make sure not to go longer than three to four hours without eating.

Stay Hydrated

We have a hard enough time remembering to stay hydrated day to day, but while on vacation, it’s even more important to do so as dehydration can lead to discomfort, headaches, and a lack of energy.

Get Moving

Vacations are the perfect opportunity to explore hiking trails and running routes. Schedule some walking tours to keep active and get great views of the city you’re visiting.


Most of all, vacations are the perfect opportunity to rest and relax because you’re away from obligations and you can finally sleep in. Enjoy some time by the pool and at the beach.

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Chris L
Chris loves traveling and exploring different cultures and tasting all the local cuisines. He has visited 6 of the 7 continents – all but Antarctica. His favorite food is Mediterranean; he loves a nice fresh salad and watermelon with feta cheese! You have to try it.