Traveling frequently or staying in a hotel that may not have a great gym doesn’t mean you have to get gain weight or can’t get a good workout while traveling. There are many workouts you can do in the tight spaces of most hotel rooms to work up a real sweat and burn a significant number of calories. We’re here to show you the most effective hotel room workouts one by one that can help you stay in shape or get in better shape no matter where in the world you are. On top of that, these workouts can be done just about anywhere and once you learn them can get a great workout at home as well.

We’ve broken down each workout and show you how it’s done and have even come up with our own basic hotel room workout. You’ll learn how many calories each exercise burns and a number of variations on each one to keep them interesting.

Some Great Hotel Room Workouts

Push Ups | Squats | Jumping Jacks | Dancing | Running Stairs | Triceps Dips

You don’t need to spend money on fancy resorts, expensive hotels, or go to only the top vacation spots in Europe to maintain a good fitness routine. You can even do most of these exercises if you get caught by a flight delay or cancellation and have to spend time in some of the best airports to sleep in. These hotel room workouts are just as portable as you are!

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Hotel Room Workout Situps

navy sit ups

Just because you are on the road doesn’t mean you should put your health and well being on the back burner. Even if you don’t have access to a real gym while traveling, you can turn your hotel room into your own private gym. Here are some situps that will add variety to your quick […]

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Secrets To Staying Healthy During Long Haul Flights


No-one really relishes the idea of long haul flights. Even if you are jetting off to the other side of the world on the holiday of a lifetime, the thought of spending 24 hours locked up in an airplane is daunting. Not only have you got to consider bored and fatigue (and even more so […]

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Basic Hotel Room Workout

man sweating

You can get in shape despite your hectic travel schedule by using our basic hotel room workout. We’ve included this routine that you can do, all in the comfort and small spaces of cheap hotel rooms as you travel around the world. It has various steps and stages for a range of fitness levels from […]

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This exercise, the plank, is one of the best you can do for your abs, arms, and upper body. It makes a great hotel room workout for many reasons, including the fact that it doesn’t require any motion. This isometric exercise relies on maintaining resistance against your muscles and is one you can do for […]

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Triceps Dips

triceps dips

Triceps dips are a complex motion that works your upper arms and can also include your glutes, legs, and abs if done properly. You’ll need a solid base to do triceps dips on, so your bed or the cushion of a couch won’t cut it. You don’t want to slip while doing triceps dips on […]

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Running Stairs


This exercise can be done both in your hotel room or in the stairwell of the place you’re staying. Both of them are great cardio workouts and you can combine them to enhance your overall fitness while you travel around the world. Start by warming yourself up with a set of push ups and them […]

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kids dancing

You might think we’re being funny, but dancing in the hotel room is a great way to have fun while burning calories and getting a great workout at the same time. We already know you sing in the shower but adding the rest of the program and shaking your groove thing can be an added […]

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Kicking Knees Up

flying knee

This motion might be hard for you to imagine but it’s basically a “can-can”. Positioning your body upright and standing straight, you want to bring your knee up to your body forming a 90 degree angle between your thigh and torso. Do this in an alternating manner and you’ll be burning about 16 calories a […]

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Sit Ups And Crunches

sit ups

The difference between a sit up and a crunch is debatable but generally it comes down to how far up and close your knees you get with each repetition. A sit up works more of your abs due to the increases range of the motion. The full sit up uses your entire set of 6 […]

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Jumping Jacks

jumping jacks

Don’t dismiss this very powerful cardiovascular exercise which is commonly associated with children’s game or thought of as dated. Jumping jacks burn as many calories per minute – that’s 9 if you’re counting – as the whole body workout the push up. You can do jumping jacks to tone your core by keeping your back […]

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Much like the misunderstood yet powerful push up, squats are an intimidating word and exercise to most people. Again, much like the push up, squats can be done in the tight spaces of most hotel rooms, don’t require a lot of motion, and are quiet enough to be done without disturbing your hotel room neighbors. […]

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