On-the-Road Fitness Tips from Celeb Trainer Jennifer Cohen

By Dawn Reiss, February 15, 2019

Jennifer “Jen” Cohen knows all about fitness. The author of “Badass Body Goals, became a household name after the CW’s show, “Shedding for the Wedding” took off, leading her to become a spokesperson for Muscle Milk, KIND Bars, Victoria’s Secret Sport and Polar Heart Monitors.

She is the first to joke about her work on the TV show being “ages ago.” At least it feels that way for Cohen, who got her start as a “label trainer” for the likes Ashanti, Nelly Furtado, Pussycat Dolls, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera while they were on tour.

Cohen still trains Tove Lo, Cardi B. and P. Diddy, among others, but the mother of two  knows life is harder when you’re a working parent who is trying to juggle it all. Cohen, who also authored “No Gym Required” and “Strong is the New Skinny,” says staying healthy while on the road isn’t as hard as everyone thinks. But it requires making smarter choices and planning ahead when you’re a road warrior.

Here are Cohen’s five tips for sticking to your healthy goals.

  1. Drink lots of water.

    This is a no-brainer that lots of people don’t do. “Keeping hydrated is one of the most important things,” Cohen says. Her recommendation is to double your water intake. “A lot of times when you travel and when you’re on a plane, your equilibrium gets a little bit off. It helps to hydrate and so you don’t get germs and get sick.”

  2. Go for a walk.

    In this age of Uber and Lyft so many people rideshare a few blocks instead of walking. “Be conscientious of moving while you’re traveling and walking to as many places as you can that are close by,” Cohen says.

Even though it might not feel like walking will make difference, stretching your feet for a few blocks can help stave off a sedentary mindset by getting your blood circulating and keeping you in the mode of being active.  “If you keep your body active, you’re going to be much more conscientious of what you’re eating and your other daily habits are more likely to stay on track,” Cohen says.

More advice: try to have walking meetings. “I actually tend to come back from New York a little bit thinner because you walk everywhere compared to L.A.,” Cohen says, “because it’s all cumulative.”

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