Forced to Travel - What can I do?

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  1. DiabSoule!

    DiabSoule! ooh, plum been runnin', buck a doz. ooh, smoke ba

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    Hey guys.. I am forced to travel on business and would rather it not screw with my training routine. It looks as though it will be a once a month thing, for one week at a time in teh foreseeable future. That's potentially 3 mised workouts, not good. I do a full body every two days using free weights and the following exercises

    squats
    deadlifts
    flat bench
    bent over row

    plus a few isolation exercises - fore/rev wrist curls, hammer curls, tricep extensions

    the hotel I will be staying at has a cable machine as well as a leg press plus cardio equipment. problem is, i've no clue about exercises on machines.

    the bench press if fairly obvious but can any of you suggest machine alternatives for the others?
     
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    find a gym near the hotel, pay 10 bucks, work out
     
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    your company should reimburse you if ti is worth a shit
     
  4. Falconer

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    Some hotels will give you free passes to nearby gyms.

    Taking a week off every 3 weeks isn't that bad, tho. It will help keep you from overtraining.
     
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    If you're going to be in the same area every trip, you could try and find a gym that can prorate the monthly dues.
     
  6. n99nyrwg

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    I travel quite frequently, except it's always to new places. Most of the time there is a gym nearby and I just pay $10 or they let me work out for free since it's just for a couple of days.

    If I'm stuck in a hotel gym they usually have dumbbells and I just grip as many of them as I can in each hand (since they usually only go up to 25) and do lunges instead of squats.
     
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    I'd quit.
     
  8. DiabSoule!

    DiabSoule! ooh, plum been runnin', buck a doz. ooh, smoke ba

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    haha. quitting is not an option, i am a noob but i'm really enjoy doing it quite a bit.

    the area i am going to is in a bit of a rural part of maryland, not sure how many gyms are nearby but i will find out from the hotel staff. no dumbells @ hotel either.
     
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