6 Tips for Healthy Business Travel

6 Tips for Healthy Business Travel

Traveling for business can make a healthy lifestyle a challenge. However, with a few tips and planning, it is possible to make your next business trips as healthy as possible:

Stay hydrated

Bring a reusable water bottle with you when you travel. Be sure there is no water in your bag going through security, but after security you can easily refill. Traveling can cause dehydration. Experts recommend drinking eight 8-oz glasses of water each day.

Get good sleep

Figure out what works for you when traveling for business. When not sleeping in your own bed, good sleep can be harder to get. Good sleep is important to be more productive and focused while working. Bring some items that will help you get the best sleep, like a pillow, sleep mask or earplugs.

Check out the menu in advance

Before heading to lunch at a new restaurant with a client, look at the menu online before and pick a healthy option. Deciding on a meal in advance can help you stick to your healthy eating goals.


Being active has many physical and mental benefits such as being able to focus more at work, maintaining a healthy weight, decreases stress, and helps you to sleep better at night. Pack athletic clothing and take time each day to exercise, even when traveling for business. Even if you forget gym clothes, walk around the airport or to your business meeting.

Pack Healthy snacks

When you are hungry and traveling, most of your options are fast food or other unhealthy quick options. Many people tend to overindulge or eat unhealthy when traveling. Bring a few snacks that can help curb your hunger and provide healthier options. Bring high-protein snacks like nuts or dried fruit to keep your appetite healthy.

Travel during the day

Try and avoid red-eye flights or early-morning flight if possible. Traveling for business, especially long international flights, are exhausting. Adjust to time changes more quickly by waiting until the evening to fall asleep.

What tips do you have to stay healthy when you travel for business? Comment below to share with us.

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