Should you train on holiday?

Should you train on holiday?

Posted by Joseph Neill on

Holidays are usually a time for relaxation and spending quality time with loved ones. However, many have the dilemma of whether to stick to their usual training regime on holiday or just take the break. 


Personally, I prefer to train on holiday because daily movement is part of my daily ‘non-negotiables’. It helps me start my day productively and inclines me to make better decisions with nutrition and lifestyle habits throughout the day!


When deciding whether to train on holiday, it’s essential to strike a balance that aligns with your goals, preferences and nature of your vacation. 


Some may find solace in maintaining their routine to manage stress and sustain progress, while others may prioritize rest to enjoy relaxation and avoid burnout. Ultimately, the decision you make should be driven by what brings you joy, allows you to enjoy your holiday to the fullest and return home feeling refreshed and ready to get back to your usual routine! If you are someone who likes to train on holiday, keep scrolling for some holiday workout inspo!


Session 1: 

Work your way from 10 reps of each exercise, to 9, to 8.. all the way down to one. If you're feeling super fancy, work your way back up to 10!


Air Squats

Alternating Reverse Lunges

Push ups

Butterfly Sit ups


Session 2:

EMOM: Every Minute On The Minute

You have specific exercises for each minute, whatever you have left in the minute after completing the exercises given is your REST time!

Minute 1: 15 Air Squats + 10 Push ups 

Minute 2: 10 KB Swings + 5 Burpees 

Minute 3: 6-8 Calories on Ski or Row  


Session 3: 

If you have access to a gym, try this full body strength session!

Dumbbell/Barbell RDL - 3-4 sets, 8-12 reps 

Split Squat (DB/KB/Barbell) - 3-4 sets, 8-10 reps each side 

Seated shoulder press - 8,10 reps 

Supersetted with Lat pulldown - 10-12 reps, 3-4 sets

Leg press - 3 sets, 8-12 reps 

Bicep Curl (Machine/DB) - 10-15 reps 

Supersetted with Tricep Extensions (Machine/DB) - 10-15 reps, 3 sets 


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