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Zeina Akkawi did not grow up knowing she would one day join her family business. In fact, she worked in several media organisations and PR agencies before her father had even decided to start PAZ Marketing. Once he set up the company in 2006, both Zeina and her brother, Joe, joined ranks instantly, and there was no looking back from that point on.
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to have some scope for daily physical activity.
break a sweat For the more disciplined vacationer who loves getting a proper workout, bodyweight exercises are ideal to optimise results. What’s more, even swimming, running and basic workouts like planks, push- ups, squats etc can be done anywhere — and are always an option while on the move. Who says you need to carry exercise equipment, when body workouts are all you need for a job well done?
watch your Plate Believe it or not, more than half your battle is won if you are mindful about what you eat. Real foods like salads, fruits, veggies, legumes and nuts are the pleasures to seek. Avoid fizzy drinks and replenish your body with plenty of water, juices and watery fruits, like melons and oranges, to avoid dehydration. Make sure you add a lot of protein, good fats and carbohydrates too.
Don’t forget to have fun Yes, it’s your vacation and you have worked hard enough to deserve every bit of it. To make the most of your time off, try all the adventure sports your holiday destination has to offer. No matter where you are, try to make the most out of what you have. Adventurous sports not only make for memorable moments but are also a great way of mixing fun with fitness — and don’t even feel like exercise.
Don’t let a vacation slow your workout pace down. Travel could really add the fun to your fitness routine.
— Courtesy: Fitness First