Holiday Travel Workouts
Written by Holden Rethwill

Traveling for the holidays? Tempted to eat that second…or third…sugar cookie? Drank enough eggnog to last you until next year? We’ve all been there and done that. It’s one of the things we all look forward to this time of year. Good food surrounded by better company.

If you’re someone who travels to see family and friends this time of year, and aren’t able to stick to your normal gym routine, have no fear! I’m here to give you a list of easy at home or hotel workouts that can be completed in 30-45 minutes.

Hit one or two of these a day while on vacation and help yourself lessen the guilt when you decide to indulge in a couple sweets!

Holiday Travel Workouts

Here’s my list of workouts easily completed at home or in a hotel with minimal equipment:

EMOM for 30 minutes:
1- Air Squats x 10-15 reps
2- Plank Hold x 45 seconds
3- Push-Ups x 10-15 reps

2 rounds for time:
50 air squats
50 push-ups

EMOM for 30 minutes:
1- Alternating Reverse Lunges x 16-20 reps
2- Mountain Climbers x 16-20 reps
3- Strict Pull-Ups x 8-10 reps (sub push-ups, if needed)

5 sets of:
15-20 burpees as fast as possible
Straight into:
Max effort push-up position plank hold
Rest ‪2:00‬ between sets

“Death by Burpees”
‪Start at 1 burpee the first minute and add a rep each minute until failure.‬

AMRAP in 20 minutes:
20 Pistols (sub air squats)
15 Burpees
10 Strict Pull-Ups (sub v-ups)

3×3 AMRAP:
AMRAP in 3 minutes:
-Air squats
Rest ‪2:00‬
AMRAP ‪in 3 minutes:
Rest ‪2:00‬
AMRAP ‪in 3 minutes:

4 sets of:
50 foot Walking Lunge Steps
100 foot Bear Crawl

EMOM for 30 minutes:
1- Bear Crawl
2- Air Squat
3- Plank Hold
(No set reps just transition at the top of each minute)

If none of these interest you, that’s ok! Just get out and move around! Don’t let a year of hard work be squandered by a few weeks of tasty decisions! Your next WOD will be waiting for you when you get back to the gym!

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