|Colin Milner, Buenos Aires|
|Chris Berger in Dallas, ACSM Conference Dallas, 2011|
Q: How did you get involved with physical activity, and what kinds of physical activity do you enjoy most?
Colin: If I am doing a family trip I will take my kids on training walks so they get used to what is going to be coming at them. Let's say we’re going to be climbing the
Colin: Know where you want to go and plan your route so you can see if there are any challenges. What we like to do is to take a “hop on hop off” bus the first day in a
You can get a great workout climbing the stairs of Notre Dame or the Bastille in
Colin: The main tip is preparation. Know where you are going, and how you will get there. Example: are there any issues you may face, based on your abilities? Stay in locations that are central, and that have easy access to transit, dining, medical services, and destinations.
Colin: The most important thing is to experience and enjoy your trip. Being an active traveler will enable you to do this much better that being a bystander.
I would buy two books. The first on the city you are visiting. Study it. Know it. This will save a lot of heartache. I also would by a book on how to address the small, frustrating health issues that potentially will happen. Examples are blisters, upset stomach, etc.