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We all love a good vacation, a time to relax and unwind from the day-to-day activities that may leave us overwhelmed and stressed.

It can sometimes be challenging to follow a healthy routine depending on what type of vacation you wish to have, active or relaxing.

Here are some tips on how to stay healthy and fit on your vacation:

  • Plan. Before you leave, research your destination and find out what fitness facilities are available. You can also look for local hiking trails, swimming pools, or other activities that you can enjoy.
  • Meal planning. With so many great restaurants in Jacksonville Beach, finding a good spot to eat is easy; meal planning can help when you don’t feel like venturing out. Welcome Home Rental Properties have full kitchens so that you can cook healthy meals in the convenience of your luxury home.
  • Pack light. The less you have to carry, the more likely you are to be active on your vacation. Pack comfortable shoes and clothes that you can move around in.
  • Get up and move. Even if you’re not planning strenuous exercise, try getting up and moving around every hour or so. Go for a walk, do some stretches, or stand up and walk around your vacation rental.
  • Eat healthy foods. When you’re on vacation, it’s easy to overindulge in unhealthy foods. Try to stick to healthy options like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
  • Vitamins. Have supplements and vitamins? Remember to pack them. No one likes to get sick anytime, especially on vacation. Boost your immune system by taking vitamins C, B-complex, D, and Zinc. Probiotics can help build your immune system, too.
  • Stay hydrated. It’s essential to stay hydrated, especially when you’re exercising or in hot weather. Drink plenty of water throughout the day.
  • Get enough sleep. Sleep is essential for good health and fitness. Ensure you get at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night.

Don’t be afraid to indulge. A vacation is a time to relax and enjoy yourself. Don’t feel guilty about treating yourself to a few unhealthy foods or drinks. Just make sure to balance it out with healthy choices.

Following these tips, you can stay healthy and fit on your next Jacksonville Beach vacation without sacrificing fun.