Holiday Travel: How to Stay Healthy Up in the Air

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: The last thing you want to worry about is getting sick while traveling during the holidays.
Air Date: 12/1/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Christopher George Berger, PhD
Christopher George Berger Christopher George Berger, PhD, ACSM-HFS, CSCS, is an exercise physiologist with Arizona State University. He also chairs the American College of Sports Medicine Task Force on Healthy Air Travel.

Recently, the Task Force published a review of physical activity opportunities and U.S. hub airports. The Task Force is also beginning to partner with airports to develop an airport walking program called, "Fitness on the Fly."
Holiday Travel: How to Stay Healthy Up in the Air
During one of the busiest times of the year, getting sick at an airport might be the last thing you want to worry about.

You may try to avoid getting sick while traveling by taking care of your health before you take off.

But, with airborne illnesses, new environments, and typically unhealthy foods, it can be difficult to prevent.

How can you stay healthy during your holiday travels?

Listen in as Christopher George Berger, PhD, shares how you can stay healthy while traveling during the holiday season.