Fitness

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,...

Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference Features Reality Show Contestant

What better guest speaker to discuss health and fitness than a contestant from "The Biggest Loser?"
I have been a fan of the hit TV show "The Biggest Loser" since season one (It's now completing season 13). Although it is considered "reality television," the show actually helps contestants not only lose weight in a huge way but also inspires them, and viewers, to lead a healthier lifestyle. So it is a perfect fit having one of...

GoRecess Gives Workout Junkies Access to the Classes They Want

Simplify Your Workout Options With a New Website.
Like most people, I find the gym can get a bit monotonous at times. While I try to mix up my routine with a variety of classes, I still find myself losing interest. It could be the fact that my gym's selection of classes haven't changed all that much throughout the years. That's why I was thrilled to discover GoRecess...

DFW Debuts Walking Path

Airport visitors can take a hike while waiting for flights.
I travel quite a bit. And while I always have the best of intentions when it comes to being healthy while en route to my destination, I tend to fall back into the unhealthy habit of grabbing fast food or candy and sitting at my gate playing Words With Friends on my phone prior to my flight. There just aren't...

March is National Nutrition Month. How Will Your Spa Celebrate?

Get some ideas for celebrating this healthy season from Exhale Mind Body Spa.
It just came to my attention that March is National Nutrition month, thanks to an update on a new program from Exhale Mind Body Spa . To celebrate the launch of their extensive Nutrition + Wellness Coaching Program, Exhale will be hosting Nutrition Intuition Day events at all locations on Wednesday, March 14. Complimentary Exhale Detox Yoga evening classes will...

Canyon Ranch Introduces Workout DVD

Bring the Ranch Home with a New Fitness DVD
I must admit, after seeing Jane Fonda on the red carpet at the recent Golden Globes, I was tempted to dig out my old Jane Fonda workout tapes. She has certainly discovered the fountain of youth. Unfortunately, like my old VCR, I'm sure they're long gone. I was reminded, however, that it's not always necessary to pay a pretty penny...

Spa Alert: Uproar re NY Times Article, “How Yoga Wrecks Your Body.” Red Flag Needed.

SpaFinder's Susie Ellis responds to a recent NYT article about the perils of yoga.
Susie Ellis recently responded to a New York Times article on the perils of yoga on her SpaFinder blog . Here's her take on the issue.... Ok, let’s calm down. Perhaps we should all take a collective deep yoga breath. One morning a couple of weeks ago I noticed an article in the NY Times Magazine titled, “ How Yoga...

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