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Portable Fitness Equipment Ideas for Travelers

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Updated March 25, 2012

Here are a few portable fitness equipment options for staying in shape on the road, in hotels and in small spaces.

1. Jump Ropes

Jumping rope is a high-intensity cardiovascular workout that requires balance, strength and agility. Pack one in your suitcase and you never will miss another workout due to your travel schedule.

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2. TRX Suspension Trainer

TRX Suspension Trainer
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The TRX Suspension Trainer is a great way to get a full body and core workout almost anywhere. Although it's a bit pricy, this one piece of equipment can allow you to do hundreds of exercises using your own body weight for leverage.

3. Pedometers

Pedometers are great for tracking your activity and providing a motivational tool for increasing the steps you take each day, whether at home or on the road. Wear on when you travel and see if it doesn't help you walk more often.

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4. Resistance Bands

Easy to pack and use, a resistance band or two can provide a good upper and lower body workout in the smallest sapce.

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5. Solotrainer Workout Cards

These workout cards provides you with a complete mix and match exercise routine without equipment.

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6. Exercise Ball

If you have an inflatible exercise ball at home you have a mini-gym. The number of exercises (especially ab work) that you can do with a ball is practically unlimited. Get a starter video to get the basics and go from there.

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7. Thera-Band Exercise Bands

Thera-Bands come in a variety of colors with several different resistance strengths. A well-know brand used by nearly all physical therapy clinics.

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8. Perfect Push Up Travel Size

The Perfect Push-up is a really nice way to do push ups without any stress on the wrists. Now it comes in a travel size design. The rotating handles snap into a non-slip base for easy set up on the road.

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9. All Portable Fitness Equipment

From this list of all the portable fitness travel equipment you will find something that works for you. Look for mini gyms, travel exercise packs and moreand get a complete strength and conditioning program on the road or in tight quarters.

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10. How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road

This pocket-size travel companion will help you stay healthy and fit no matter where you travel or for how long. Full of great advice and recommendations for eating well and getting exercise when you are on the go.

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