World tour of workouts

Travelling Well | RACV | Posted on 01 June 2020

See the sights and sweat up a storm with these virtual workouts from around the world.

One of the best parts of travelling is all the exercise you do without even realising. After being cooped up inside your home the last few months with wanderlust getting the best of you, Stay Tuned has come to the rescue highlighting various exercises you can do around the world, virtually. Stay fit and keep your international travel dreams alive with the below virtual workouts. (More: 27 ways to get fit at home.)

Walk or run the streets of Lisbon

A day out in Lisbon World Nature Video’s Youtube channel will take you on a trip around the world with a range of nature hikes, beach walks and city tours. If you’ve been craving a trip to Lisbon to sample the original world famous Pasteis de Natas, or to drive across the longest bridge in Europe, the Vasco da Gama Bridge, this is the next best thing. On this virtual tour of one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, you’ll pass famous landmarks including Jerónimos Monastery (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Padrão dos Descobrimentos (or the Monument to the Discoveries) before finishing with a beautiful sunset with views of Belém Tower. Pop on your runners and start exploring. 

Cycle through Cappadocia

Jump on your exercise bike and cycle through the hills of Cappadocia in central Turkey. Famous for its distinctive tall, volcanic rock spires, and the picturesque sunsets with hot air balloons filling the sky, take this off the beaten track route to discover so much more about the UNESCO World Heritage site. Coast down mountain roads and enjoy valley views as the sun sets over the hills with this stunning virtual workout from World Nature Video. Take a look at Stay Tuned’s world map to see exactly where you are. 

Do yoga in the Greek Islands

Complete your morning yoga in the Greek Islands Venture over to Amorgos, the easternmost island of the Cyclades island group, for a morning yoga flow class from whitewashed rooftops. The 20-minute yoga class is the perfect way to awaken your body, increase your flow of energy and improve your flexibility, all while imagining you’re on your European summer holiday. Click through to Boho Beautiful’s Youtube channel for a full range of yoga, pilates and fitness videos filmed across the world. 

Take a dance class with the Royal Ballet in London

Fly over to London to fine-tune your ballet skills and take part in The Royal Ballet morning class. Dancers take class six days a week to warm up for rehearsals and performances with a range of barre exercises and floor work. Whether you’re an avid dancer or are just looking to try something new, the morning class is truly something special to be a part of. For further rehearsals as well as all the best ballet performances from The Royal Ballet, visit the Royal Opera House’s Youtube channel. 

Visit Stay Tuned's Virtual World Tour map for videos, 360 tours and live cams streaming from across the world.