10 Easy Ways to Stick to Your Diet on Vacation
Dieting is challenging at the best of times, and when you go on vacation, all bets are off. At home you can create routines and habits that support your lifestyle change, but new environments are filled with temptation. Don’t fear though, even though it is harder to stick to a diet while on vacation, it is possible. Enjoy your vacation without throwing your progress out the window with these 10 tips.
1. Plan Your Meals
Impulsive meals out are the biggest diet killer. On vacation, it’s all too tempting to adopt the mindset that you deserve to splurge. While you do deserve to treat yourself, overeating is only going to make you feel worse when all is said and done. Instead of making every meal a big affair, enjoy one meal out per day and eat in your hotel room for the rest. Plan meals and shop ahead of time so it’s easier to make the right choices when hunger calls.
2. Drink Plenty of Water
You know that staying hydrated is the first step in curbing cravings, so don’t let good hydration habits fall to the wayside while on vacation. Rather than spending money on overpriced bottled water, pack a reusable water bottle wherever you go.
3. Schedule an Early Workout
You want to see everything when you go on vacation, which means you’re probably not going to make that 11 a.m. yoga class. Instead of trying to fit in a midday workout, wake up early so you can squeeze in some exercise before the rest of the world wakes up.