Hotels now offering in-room gyms, yoga, bikes

Hotels change the way you work out on the road

WTOP's Rachel Nania

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WASHINGTON This summer, travelers will discover hotel amenities that surpass individually packaged hand soaps and high-speed internet.

A growing number of U.S. hotels are broadening their wellness programs beyond the traditional four-walled fitness center, offering guests everything from rooftop yoga classes to running coaches, loaner bikes and crossfit equipment.

“People are not working out the same way that they did even five years ago certainly not 10 years ago,” said Ryan Crabbe, senior director of Global Wellness for Hilton Worldwide.

Nowadays, travelers prize outdoor adventures over indoor treadmills and convenience over confined workout centers.

Here are nine trends that are redefining what it means to work out while on the road. 

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