Anticipating several hours a day of walking, climbing stairs, hauling 70L backpacks and sitting on planes and trains, Travel Well’s co-founder and I were deciding what to include in our packing list to alleviate such tension and soreness we knew we’d encounter on our three-week trip to Europe. Lucky for us, TriggerPoint reached out to us just before we left to test their new NANO Foot Roller, a travel-friendly therapeutic mini foam roller designed specifically for feet and forearms. We took them up on the offer and brought the NANO with us to give it a go.
Thanks to some amazing responsible companies and advanced technology, eco-friendly gear can now also be stylish, functional, affordable and durable, so there’s really no reason not to make purchases in a more environmentally-conscious way. Check out our ultimate list for a good place to start.
Often known as a hub of academic and research centers, the Triangle is rapidly growing into a food, brewery and travel destination, too. Whether you’re in downtown Raleigh, Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street or anywhere in between, you won’t have to venture too far to find a food truck rodeo, live outdoor music, big events, great beer and even better food.
Exercising outdoors and taking advantage of all that Mother Nature has to offer us has many benefits. Personal trainer and health coach Lauren P. of Two Fit Girls shares her top 5 reasons to take your workouts outside.
It’s all too easy to take for granted the gifts we receive from Mother Earth on a constant basis. By cultivating a mindful yoga practice that honors the Earth and the elements, we can begin to elevate our gratitude for the natural abundance that surrounds us—and consistently take efforts to preserve and protect these gifts.
As the spring running season kicks off, tons of runners hare hitting the trails and pavement for the first time in a while–or ever. Now’s the best time to break in some new running shoes, so we asked Thad McLauren, aka RunnerDude of RunnerDude’s Fitness, for his advice on finding the shoe that’s right for you.
This yoga detox sequence will get you meditating, sweating and twisting to facilitate your body’s “spring cleaning” efforts.
Big goals and healthy lifestyles take just as much mental endurance as physical. To stay in it for the long haul, employ the following strategies to help you make a lasting effort in creating a healthy lifestyle.
We’re challenging readers to stretch for 20 minutes a day for a chance to win a limited-edition Travel Well hoodie… and a relaxed, revitalized body. The challenge comes with a 20-minute stretching routine and tips on how to sneak more stretching into your day. See the #Stretch20 contest details for rules and how to enter.
Travel Well’s 20-minute total body stretch takes you through a series designed to relax every major muscle group, leaving you refreshed, relaxed and revitalized.
VIDEO: How to use cheap furniture sliders to add challenging dynamics to your pushups.
Fall is one of the best times of years to get moving outdoors, which is increasingly important as holiday treats start appearing around every corner. Stay active and help prevent winter weight gain with some of our most favorite things to do in Autumn.
Fit Travels’ new 30 x 30 Fitness Program makes fitness accessible anytime, anywhere with new 30-day series of 30-minute equipment-free workouts every month.