Hope! We’re so glad to have you back for another interview! How has your 2017 been so far? HB: I really think 2017 has been my best year yet! My online website officially launched at the beginning of the year, I just launched my first e-book, and so many great opportunities have already crossed my path. You were also one of the lucky few Fitness Gurls that got to go to Medellin Colombia! How excited were you and was it what you expected?
HB: Seriously, that trip is still my all-time favorite. A lot of people warned me that it may not be safe, but when I arrived I had never felt more welcomed to be in another country. The people there are so friendly and inviting. The food was incredible and the entire country is all around incredible. I can’t wait to go back and visit.
You did some photo shoots, but did you get to do any tourist activities? If so, what did you do? What did we not do?
The entire fitness Gurls team got the VIP treatment. We visited the countryside, spent a day in the mountains shooting in a finca, which was incredibly beautiful. Got to play around on the main soccer stadium. And my favorite fit to eat at some amazing restaurants.
Did you get any workouts in while you were there? Are your workouts the same as when you’re at home or are they shorter and super modified?
I never do the same workouts, no matter if I’m traveling or at home. I work with what I have. Some places I’ve don’t have gym access so I’m that case I would take my workouts outside. No excuses, I’m always getting it in.
Do you bring any workout bands or anything when you travel?
I do! I love bands. It’s such a great addition to any workout.
Are you a morning or evening workout type of person? Or whenever you can get it in type?
I typically like to train morning. It’s hard for me to find the energy in the evening to train plus, I’m a morning person in general.
How about supplements? Do you travel with supplements or protein powder?
Absolutely, I can’t live without my pre-workout. Also, when I travel protein is vital because you never know when you’ll need a quick meal and I’d rather have that handy then choosing an unhealthy option.
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How did you stay on track with your diet on your trip to Medellin? Did you eat local food?
The food there was so fresh so it was easy to eat super clean, and of course, I had a few treats here and there but it’s all about balance.
What are some things you must pack on your trips?
You will always find a bikini, workout bands, snacks, and my plane pillow and shaw. I always sleep on the plane and I like to be comfortable. Haha!
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