On The Go? Travel Frequently? Here Is Your Essential EXERCISE Travel Kit...


Here at Discount Supplements we understand that you do not always have the luxury of working a 9-5 job, hit the gym and then go home. For some of you, your lifestyles are rather hectic and it involves spending time away from home which can impact on your exercise routines. With your health and lifestyle being a priority here I have decided to give you some pointers on what I class as essential travel goodies which you should be using while away. I will also add a brief description of what exercises you can do with each bit of kit so that you aren't left there wondering what to do. Here goes....


Possibly the best piece of kit you can use in your hotel room is a Swiss ball which can target most areas of your body. This dynamic ball can be used to for squatting, working your chest muscles and developing a good core. This ball helps increase stability and strength within your abdominal region because of the balance aspect in certain exercises.


A kettlebell on it's own can be used for many different exercises such as shoulder press, upright row, squatting, arm workouts and more. Combining the kettelbell and the swissball is a great combination while in a circuit so why not use both and get the most out of your workouts in your room.

Skipping Rope

Ok, so skipping in your room might be slightly in practical so why not take this exercise outside? Skipping as a warm up or at the end of your workout can seriously increase your stamina and endurance. Skipping will also help develop forearm and shoulder strength, not to mention a great burn from the calves themselves whilst bouncing on the spot. Short burst intervals of this exercise will leave you sweating and gasping for some fresh water.

Resistance Band

Using a resistance band which is similar to being on a cable machine in the gym is another fine piece of equipment that is going to work your upper and lower body effectively. Chest flies, chest press, shoulder press and arm exercises can be performed using this band.

A Workout Using Them

Here it is, your very own workout using the above equipment whilst staying away from home and not being able to get into a gym.

Swissball Chest Press with Kettlebell - 15 reps each side

Resistance Band Shoulder Press - 15 reps

Kettlebell Squats - 15 reps

Bent Over Row Kettlebell using Swissball - 15 reps

Skipping Intervals - 5 mins and REPEAT first round.

Resistance Band Chest Flies Standing - 15 reps

Resistance Band Bent Over Rows - 15 reps

Kettlebell Lunges - 15 reps

Kettlebell OverHead Tricep Extensions - 15 reps 

Skipping Intervals - 5 mins and REPEAT second round.

Wide Kettlebell Sumo Squats -15 reps

Swissball ab crunch with kettlebell - 15 reps

Resistance Band Bicep Curls - 15 reps

Swissball Plank - 1 minute



This is just one workout you can do with the above equipment and would take you around 30 minutes to complete. It is a perfect workout if you finish work and can't access a gym. You are effectively taking the gym to you and having an awesome workout while in your room. Your fitness goals do not need to suffer just because you cannot get into a gym, so instead make sure you give yourself every opportunity to succeed and stick with the plan.

About the Author

Job Role Nutritional and Fitness Advisor Qualifications Premier International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy Scott has always been active growing up being involved in different sport teams and individual sports such as boxing and Jiu Jitsu. It wasn't until Scott dislocated his left knee during a Jiu Jitsu Competition when he developed a new passion which was going to the gym. Scott studied an International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy which he has used for over 8 years in the Fitness Industry. Scott has been successful in his field in the UK and in other countries of the world. He has helped many people achieve their goals in Fat Loss, Weight gain, Hypertrophy and other areas of Health and Fitness. Scott is very passionate and is a big motivator who is going to provide you with expert advice and looks forward to helping you with your goals. There is more to see of Scott as he will be competing in Fitness Modelling competitions this year and next so keep a look out for him.
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