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If You Go Away For the Weekend, Do You Work Out?

I always try to exercise if I'm going away on a week long vacation. I like to maintain my regular workout schedule if I can. Weekends away are a different story though. If I only go away for Saturday and Sunday, I don't always plan to work out because I tend to be really busy. How about you?


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Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 9 years
I will never ever skip a work out no matter where I am!
erinlikestoplay erinlikestoplay 9 years
If I am staying at a hotel with a gym, I will try to get a workout in. If I am visiting family, I will try to get in a few long walks or something, but usually end up not getting much done, as my schedule is all thrown off.
sparklestar sparklestar 9 years
It really depends...
Spectra Spectra 9 years
Ha, my family makes fun of me when we go on vacation too. My husband and my parents and I went to Mexico last winter and I went running through the village every morning for an hour and everyone told me I was crazy.
italianblonde italianblonde 9 years
If I go away for the weekend, I usually don't worry about fitting in exercise. But my family always used to make fun of me when we went on vacations..they'd sleep in, and I'd wake up at 6 every morning to run on the beach. I love it though!
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
It seems my weekends away always include sightseeing or something and a lot of walking. Considering my usual day is sitting at a desk all day then hitting the gym for an hour, an entire day of walking seems like a decent trade off.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
I try my best to get something in. If I pick the hotel I try really hard to find one with an acceptable fitness room. If not, I at least try to go for a walk or do some stretching.
ashleygaidhlig ashleygaidhlig 9 years
If I'm away I tend not to go to a gym, but I'm normally walking everywhere, which to me, counts as a workout.
Hootie Hootie 9 years
OK, walking around the mall or theme park counts right? :cheer:
Hootie Hootie 9 years
:rotfl: Um, nope... :oops:
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I usually try to get a workout in on one day during the weekend. I always take one day off, but on the other day during the weekend I try to get my workout in.
lolababy575 lolababy575 9 years
If I'm going away for a weekend or something I'm probably heading out to do something athletic anyways. Whether it's just being on my feet all day walking around or heading somewhere else I'll probably be getting something in - but it's always fun so it's not really work! Heading away to the lake house and kayaking, swimming, walking, and wakeboarding are great ways to get a workout by having fun!
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
Definitely, if I'm going to stay at a hotel with a gym or with family. My in-laws have the best treadmill! But if we're staying with friends, I'll happily do without the workouts.
Lo-Lo291303 Lo-Lo291303 9 years
My b/f and I are going away next weekend and I deliberately made sure the hotel has a gym so I can get a workout in. Whether I'll actually use it or not is another story..hehe..
tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
I usually take Saturday and Sunday off anyway, but a weekend off is such a short time that I'd feel like I was wasting it taking time to work out.
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
I don't really go away for weekends but I would probably do some walking if I did.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 9 years
i at least try to walk :)
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