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May 3, 2018

Traveling interrupts patterns. Gail and Piper give tips and tricks for exercising while traveling - and discuss meeting Kevin Bacon due to good swimming habits!

Time Stamped Show Notes:

0:17 – Intro (Steampunk Girl by John Anealio)
   Host Introduction; Gail Carriger and Piper J Drake

0:38 - Question from a listener! -> Stress management on the go?
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3:58 - Punching pillows?

4:39 - Gail's stress management involves water and TV, but not exercise

6:08 - Be kind to yourself! It helps to decrease stress

7:45 - Pop out of your car/airport/whatever for some fresh air to destress and wash away that stale air

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8:37 – Main Topic -> Exercising while Traveling

  • Do you book a hotel based on the gym? If so, what do you look for?
  • Pick the hotel that's a 5-15 minute walk from where you need to be specifically to get those extra steps twice a day
  • Bring a dryer sheet to put in the plastic bag with sweaty clothes
  • Swimming! Helps release stress, wakes you up, and stretches
  • How to wash out chlorine
  • Yoga (simple and strength training)

15:29 - Gail met Kevin Bacon due to her healthy swimming habit

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20:18 – Gadgets! -->  Exercise helpers on the go

Gail – space saving yoga glove (similar to barefoot Jazz "slippers")
   -Yoga Paws  -

Piper – FitBit (gamify your life with a basic-level smart watch!)
- Ionic  -

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26:34 - Outro and thanks to: Producer Matt

Special thanks to Dan Sawyer of Artistic Whisper for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening; Travel smart and pack the snacks!