Wednesday Workout: Hotel Gym Full Body Circuit

I’m a big believer that just because you travel, doesn’t mean you have to give up your normal routine. Sure, things will be different- that’s a given- but when I travel I really try to stay on track with eating well and keeping active. Well, I guess this is more true when I travel for work because personal vacations should include indulgences and living off your normal schedule, right?! Last week I had to travel for work and since I was traveling alone, I was able to eat when, where and what I wanted and also go to the gym when it was right for my schedule- this was awesome!

I’ve been to a lot of hotel gyms- some are good some are not so good. Luckily, the gym at Le Joule had a pretty nice gym- full set of weights, cable machines, kettlebells and cardio equipment. I ended up working out twice in my very short stay because I enjoyed the gym so much (ok, and the shower in my room was amazing and I wanted to use it again…). The first day was a little cardio and then the full body circuit in this post. The second was a 5K run on the treadmill and some abs. All in all, I was really happy that I was able to get some physical activity in, especially since the flight was so long each way!

Hotel gym full body circuit

Full disclosure: I don’t know if it’s that I used heavier weights than normal or if it was because I hadn’t done serious lifting in a while or just because I was traveling and likely dehydrated, but this workout lift me SORE for a few days! I definitely plan on doing this again because it was challenging, but good.

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And, when you can reward yourself for working out on the road with some rose bubbly at the outdoor pool, life really can’t be so bad 😉

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PS I was never a fan of Dallas until this trip- Le Joule is where it’s at! Such an incredible hotel with nice little touches- I came home to this after dinner!

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I was in that bed in 2.2 seconds!

Questions for you: Do you travel while on the road? Do you keep your eating/drinking in line with a normal week? Where is your favorite hotel?

PPS- if you’re looking for more posts on staying healthy while on the road, check out these posts:

Tips to Stay Healthy While on the Road
Wednesday Workout: NBGNO Event- How to Stay Fit While on the Road

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4 thoughts on “Wednesday Workout: Hotel Gym Full Body Circuit

  1. Dana says:

    I loved this! I added a cardio blast between rounds of 10 strict burpees, 10 Bosu jump squats and 10 jumping lunges to keep my heart rate up!

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