TravelFitness Packing List

Here are some ideas of things to take along. Mind you, we’re not recommending that you pack them all. Peruse the list for items that might be particularly helpful in meeting your travel fitness goals. Add or subtract items to make this list right for you.

For Well-Being
 
  • sport belt
  • lumbar roll
  • inflatable neck rest / pillow
  • eye shades
  • ear plugs
  • nasal spray
  • eye drops
  • slippers or thick sock (to wear on the plane)
  • good moisturizer
  • travel humidifier
  • sunscreen
  • water spritzer
  • lip balm
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    For Fitness
     
  • athletic bag
  • weight-lifting gloves
  • walking/running shoes, cross trainers
  • loose-fitting exercise clothes (layers in winter, light in summer)
  • plenty of white socks
  • ankle weights
  • other portable workout gear
  • personal travel exercise routine
  • music and music player
  • exercise audiotape/videotape
  • pedometer
  • swimming gear (even if only for the Jacuzzi/sauna)
  • jump rope
  • exercise bands/surgical tubing
  • water weights
  • wrist weights
  • sports bra, jock strap
  • plastic bag for dirty athletic clothes
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    For Planning
     
  • the Airline Seating Guide
  • the Official Airline Guide
  • detailed itinerary (including contingency travel plans)
  • list of key information (including important telephone numbers, names of overseas doctors)
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    For In-Transit/Downtime Entertainment
     
  • a good novel
  • audio books
  • music tapes
  • magazines
  • guidebooks
  • travel faxes/software
  • small cassette player
  • electronic games
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    For Diet
     
  • bottled water
  • raw bran
  • small boxes of raisins, soda crackers, tea and other snacks
  • immersion heater
  • metal spoon
  • rigid plastic cup
  • electronic games
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    For Emotional Comfort
     
  • family photo
  • your own pillow
  • comforting things from home (like pjs)
  • relaxation tapes
  • security lock
  • travel alarm clock
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    For Emergencies
     
  • medication and copies prescriptions
  • multi-purpose antibiotic, diarrhea medicine (for international travel)
  • sports injury first aid kit
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