Ready for Spring Break?

for Spring Break?!

Even though the weather outside is frightful, Spring break is right
around the corner! Now is the perfect time to start getting ready and make sure
you are on track with your health and fitness goals!

1. Try on your swimsuit and/or shorts now. They are great motivation to get to where you want to be! And
if you like what you see, keep doing what you’re doing! 

2. Switch up your workouts! Incorporate interval training to get
faster results. 

3. Stay active while on vacation! It’s tempting to sit by the pool and
just sip cocktails. Take a beach run/walk, try out one of the resorts fitness
classes (many now offer Zumba, plus much more), rent a bicycle, sight see by
walking or take a guided hike. 

4. DO take time to relax. Forget about all your stresses back at home.
Refresh yourself and take a break from social media. Believe me, no one stuck
here in the frozen tundra wants to see your photos of palm trees and crystal
clear water anyway.  

5. Limit your alcohol to stay healthy and stay safe. 

6. Hydrate even before taking your trip. Prepare for long days in the
sun and warm weather by prepping your body. And be sure to drink plenty of
water while vacationing too. 

7. Even if you have been already, fill up on fresh fruits and veggies,
you will be less tempted to go for the salty processed snacks and foods while
travelling and at your destination. Take advantage of local, fresh and healthy
cuisine. Perhaps try some new foods you have never tried before.

8. Last, sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen! Eat lobster, don’t be one.
Invest in a fashionable hat, too, that you can where while out and about or at
the beach. It only takes a few short minutes to burn. Protect your skin now and
prevent premature aging in the skin or even worse, dangerous skin cancer.

Be safe and have fun! Enjoy your time away, but don’t neglect your
fitness and health. You’ll feel so good when you return home, that you will be
even more motivated to keep going!

Melissa Sanchez – OSR Fitness Intern