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Stephany Zoo creates fire, not flash. A vigorous steward of brand, Stephany is endlessly excited about enduring imprints of image and word. Based out of Shanghai, Stephany seeks to bridge her bicultural heritage and achieve a greater understanding of international consumer behavior. She constantly travels, looking to connect ever-deeper with adventurers. When she grows up she wants to be a superconnector and a cult leader. Check out her blog here

5 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

It is very easy to find yourself leading an unhealthy lifestyle when you are traveling long-term. Eating a balanced diet can quickly become a chore with the wide availability of easy and cheap street food. The temptation to overindulge in exotic cuisines can become overwhelming. You may find your alcohol intake increasing and lack of sleep becoming a normal part of life due to partying with fellow travelers and sleeping in uncomfortable  dorm beds at hostels. The result is a decrease in energy levels along with the unfortunate expansion of your waistline. I managed to gain five kilos (eleven pounds) during my travels in China last year due to excessive noodle consumption and the absence of exercise. I am currently making changes to my lifestyle to do something about it.

Here are some guidelines to taking care of your body while traveling: