Harvard Women's Health Watch

Exercise to go

Away from home? You can still get a good workout, even in your hotel room.

Women take about 40% of all long-distance trips each year, whether for business, pleasure, or personal reasons. That often means overnight stays that can upset daily routines, including fitness activities. A jog or brisk walk around the neighborhood that's simple enough at home may be more complicated at a travel destination. A gym or swimming pool may not be handy. And packing free weights, even just hand or ankle weights, is likely to be inconvenient.

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