The New Year often means new health and fitness goals for many. Traveling to Washington, D.C. doesn’t mean you have to give up your goals. Check out our top tips below to keep you on track while you travel.
Take a Yoga class. Yoga classes can be found all around the city and once the weather warms up classes will head outside to local parks. Check out My Area Yoga to look for available classes that fit your schedule and experience level. Classes range from Beginner to Advanced and some classes are even free!
Find a Fitness Center. Did you know the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation offers free fitness centers throughout the city? A few years ago the Mayor wanted to provide area residents with a way to stay healthy and active. Centers can found at various locations and include everything from cardio equipment to weights. Check out DPR’s website to find one near you.
Find a workout buddy, or maybe a group of them. The November Project is a free fitness community that gathers around the city a few mornings a week to workout. Locations vary, but the workouts stay the same. Get together with a group of people all working toward the same goal of getting healthy and fit. Check out their site to learn more about times and locations.
Eat healthy while you travel. It is a little known fact that healthy food can actually taste good. Washington, D.C. has some great local restaurants that will keep you eating right while you are in town.
HipCityVeg is a purely vegan restaurant offering 100% organic and non-GMO ingredients. It is located on 7th St. NW only two miles from American Guest House.
The Little Beet is 100% gluten free and is an excellent lunch spot located in Dupont. Try their Power Sweets Grain Bowl if you want something that is healthy and will taste great. The Little Beet is only one mile from our Bed and Breakfast.
Chaia Tacos is a must stop for any taco lover. All their tacos are seasonal and plant based, you are sure to find some interesting combinations here! It is located near the Potomac River.
Lastly, Jrink offers cold-pressed juices that are perfect for those who are on-the-go or looking for a quick detox drink. Luckily there are locations throughout the city so finding one will be easy.
Traveling doesn’t mean you need to set your goals aside. Washington, D.C. offers great workout spots and even better healthy food venues to keep you on track. American Guest House is located right in the heart of the city and near all the action. Rooms are beautifully decorated and breakfast is made each morning. If you haven’t thought about it, consider American Guest House for your next business trip. Give us a call or visit our site to book your stay now!