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3 Tips to keep up with fitness goals when traveling

It’s hard to find exercise time when scrambling to and from business meetings or hitting every major landmark in a city when traveling. You’re also constantly going out to eat, not paying attention to what you’re ordering and just living in the moment. Trying to stay focused on your 2017 fitness goals becomes an after-thought and sooner or later you’re right where you began on December 31, 2016. Here are three tips to stay on track with your 2017 exercise regimen while on the road: Calendar time to work out We’re so consumed by meetings, calendar invites, networking events, etc. that if we don’t designate 30 – 45 minutes in our calendars to work out, we’ll completely forget.  Set a calendar event either early in the morning or at the end of your day to exercise. Having a 15 minute reminder pop up on your phone will signal when your workout is about to begin. In-room workout gurus The internet is chock full of at-home workout videos. Just because you’re traveling and can’t find a local gym to utilize, doesn’t mean you can’t have a high intensity workout in your room. Search through hundreds of videos and vlogs to find the best virtual coach to guide you through your fitness challenges. If you need a recommendation, follow Troy Brooks on his Facebook or Instagram Booking your stay with a gym While there are many factors to consider when booking your hotel, try to find one with a gym. This way you don’t have an excuse not work out as there is already a fitness center right in your building. Packing...

Business Tips: 6 Apps to Pass Time When Traveling for Business

Planes, trains and automobiles – we all use them to move from point A to point B, especially when traveling for business. While mass transportation has evolved and is highly efficient, delays are inevitable. Why spend countless hours waiting in and airport staring off into space when you can utilize your time effectively and resourcefully? Here’s a list of the best 6 apps to help you pass time when traveling for business: TED TED, short for Technology, Entertainment and Design, began in 1984 as a conference to cover important topics from business to science to global issues. As a nonprofit dedicated to educate all viewers who are passionate about learning and engaging, it’s now become an influential database with over 23,000 powerful talks. TED is a great way to spend hours at the airport productively learning about new topics to stir your curiosity. Paper by FiftyThree Do you have a lot of time on your hands while traveling for business? Or are you pressed for time trying to find a moment to clear your head and take notes? Regardless, Paper by FiftyThree allows you to sketch, diagram and take notes on the go. It’s the perfect way to jot down last minute ideas or draw out endless streams of conscious. Dots Everyone loves dots! A simple game at best, Dots’ minimalist approach allows gamers to reach a meditative state while still exercising cognitive skills. It’s a great way to pass time while in route, waiting for transportation or in between meetings. Audio Books Rather than jamming out to mindless tunes, download Audiobooks from Audible. Membership costs about $15 a month...