Gym options while travelling for extended periods (2+ weeks)

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  1. Urinal Mint

    Urinal Mint bourbon afficionado

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    What do you guys do if you're living out of a hotel for a long time on business?
     
  2. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Usually hotels have gyms, or just take to the street and go running.
     
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    alot of gyms offer daily or weekly passes
     
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    I usually just ask or drive around and find a nearby gym.

    Nutrition tends to be the hardest part to maintain on a business trip, not the training.
     
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    Urinal Mint bourbon afficionado

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    Gonna be hard to run outside when it's -20°C :o

     
  6. Urinal Mint

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    I had thought about finding a local place. I'm afraid the gym at the hotel will blow ass. Fortunately there's a fridge in the room so I can attempt to eat well.

     
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    AznRyda キモかわいい!

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    company pays for 3 meals a day = steaks and sushi. :o!!!
     
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    there is an organization that most gyms belong to, some international health and racket association. you can get a "passport" to work at other gyms fo free
     
  9. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Holy fuck. I just shivered thinking about it.
     
  10. Urinal Mint

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    Got a link?

     
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    I think bringing a jump rope and those restraint bands on trips could help when you want to get a good sweat in but you don't want to have to drive around to find a gym.

    Also, a lot of gyms will let you work out for a trial day to decide if you want to join. It would be a bit of a fib, I guess, but whatever.
     
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    no, ask your gym, they should be able to give it to you (assuming they are in the network)
     
  13. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    if I don't have access to something to get in a decent workout I'll just do bodyweight stuff like one-leg squats, hindu squats, hindu pushups, handstand pushups, etc etc
     
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    La fitness FTW.
     
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    if i was going to be gone, i would ask around on forums, and see if anyone is near by.
     
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    its always nice to have things you can bring along. resistance bands, grippers. etc.
     
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    I would check out the possibility of buying some dumbbells from a local sports store, then returning them in a few weeks

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    Liddy Not enough cowbell.

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    Don't gyms in the US allow for casual visits?
     
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    I'll be going to London for a week on business next month.....what do I do?
     
  21. Urinal Mint

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    I'll be in Canada from the US.

     
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    Thanks for the link. I found what looks like the perfect club... now I just have to talk them into a short-term membership that isn't outrageously expensive.

     
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