Michael Gazaleh, the founder of City Running Tours, tells me that sometimes the biggest obstacle to exercise during travel is planning — fitting it in along with everything else you want to do. Fortunately, running doesn’t require much planning or equipment. All you need is a good pair of shoes and an idea of where to go.
You don’t have to give up on sightseeing in order to exercise: just do both at the same time. After all, who hasn’t dreamed of tackling the Rocky Balboa stairs in Philadelphia?
(See also: Plan ahead to go local)
Gazaleh, a chiropractor, also gives us tips on how to reverse the aches and pains that often come with travel.