Fitness

New Website, Healthy Living and Travel, Offers Celeb Recommendations for Spa and Vacation

Newly launched www.healthylivingandtravel.com serves up inspirational vacation tips and ways to boost wellness on the go.
Curious where your favorite celebs are spa-ing? Just launched, www.healthylivingandtravel.com offers spa and travel reviews with tips on the top services and hot destinations from Hollywood stars. So far, the site has tapped A-Listers Cindy Crawford and George Clooney for their personal recommendations on spa treatments and vacation spots (check out Clooney’s take on Italy here ). The website is...

Trump Hotel Collection Introduces New Wellness Program

Discover how Trump guests can stay in shape while away from home.
Most travelers can admit that they have used a vacation as an excuse to cheat on their diets and exercise routine for a few days. Its no surprise really when you consider that getting healthy food and exercise is harder when away from home. However, access is no longer an excuse at the Trump Hotel Collection , which is debuting...

Keep Guests Healthy and Happy with Special Summer Wellness Packages

The Alpina Gstaad boosts summer menu with new wellness and yoga retreats to enhance the luxury spa experience for guests.
Looking for a seasonal treatment to set your spa apart this summer? Take a cue from The Alpina Gstaad (Gstaad, Switzerland). The alpine resort opened in December 2012 and is already receiving top accolades ( read our full overview of the resort and spa here ). This luxury hotel and Six Senses Spa added four Summer Wellness Retreats and one...

Growing Yoga Hybrids Attract Even Non-Yogis

Discover a new spin on yoga.
Despite its popularity, yoga isn't for everyone, at least that is what I used to think until I learned of some of the new hybrid versions that are emerging at resorts, spas, and studios around the world. As much as I've wanted to love yoga throughout the years, we've never been a match. However, I must admit that I would...

Resorts Offer Unique Yoga Hybrids

Learn how hybrid versions of yoga are attracting new clientele.
Looking for a way to jazz up your spa’s fitness offerings? Try one of these innovative new yoga hybrids. Spinning + Yoga = Spoga The BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia is offering Spoga, which involves an invigorating 30-minute cycling session at resort’s new sky-high Tree House spin studio, followed by 30 minutes of yoga on the Zen Deck, the patio located on...

The BodyHoliday Offers an Olympic-Inspired Boot Camp

Learn how one spa is challenging guests to be all they can be.
A self-confessed boot-camp lover, I recently learned of The BodyHoliday 's upcoming Well Fit Retreats , which serve as a mini version of an Olympic Training Camp. Set to take place March 18-22 and March 25-29, the program, designed by twice Olympic gold medalist Daley Thompson, sounds right up my alley. In additon to being set on St. Lucia, one...

SpaFinder Wellness Offers Excellent Jet Lag Advice

Avoid travel rundown this season with these handy tips.
I don't know about you, but today came way too quickly for me following a fun and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. I'm exhausted, and I didn't even leave New York. But for those of you who hit the road this holiday, I'm guessing you are totally pooped. As such, I wanted to share these great tips from the SpaFinder Wellness blog,...

Tips for Selecting a Weight Loss Spa

Are your clients looking to lose weight? Share these suggestions from The Oaks at Ojai
Two-thirds of Americans are classified as overweight or obese, and many clients opt to visit a destination spa to kick-start their weight loss plans. According to the folks at The Oaks at Ojai , the decision is not necessarily a no-brainer, and there are several things to keep in mind. So if your clients are asking your advice for selecting...

The BodyHoliday Helps Guests Achieve a New High

A Caribbean Spa Helps Guests Fight the Winter Blues
While I love a good spin class, I don't particularly care for the gloomy spin studios in which they're generally found. Dim the lights, and pedal to your heart's content. That seems to be the routine. However, The BodyHoliday (Saint Lucia) is taking its spin classes to new heights with the debut of a new tree-top Spin Studio. With floor-to-ceiling...

Exhale at the Fairmont Santa Monica Introduces a Three-Day Core Fusion Retreat

Head to the Beach for a Get Fit Weekend
Last year, I experienced my first Exhale Core Fusion class, and I must say I was hooked. Next weekend, September 14-16, fans of the workout can opt for a three-day Core Fusion adventure, complete with live music, stand-up paddleboarding, yoga, spa treatments, and specially selected meals using farm-fresh ingredients at Exhale at the Fairmont Santa Monica . Needless to say,...

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