How To Create A Balanced Fitness Routine

How To Create A Balanced Fitness Routine

It seems like everyone is talking about balance when it comes to physical activity. I talk to people daily who are looking to have a more balanced exercise routine. Fitness coaches (including myself) talk about creating balance in workouts but what exactly does this mean? Creating balance really means drawing from a few different components to round out your daily/weekly/monthly fitness regimen. 

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Pool Workout: Cardio Strength Interval

Pool Workout: Cardio Strength Interval

Pool workouts or water workouts are awesome for so many reasons. As many of you know, they are very low impact making these this type of fitness great for those who are suffering from injury, joint pain or just like the feeling of no impact workouts for their body. Pool workouts are also great for cross training for any type of sport including professional, amateur and leisure sports. They’re also great to mix up workouts and keep things fresh and new.

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Vita Boot Camp or Private Fitness Retreat?

Vita Boot Camp or Private Fitness Retreat?

If you’re reading this blog post, you’re most likely thinking about a visit to Vita Vie Retreat for one of our wellness getaways. First of all, thank you for considering us! I know it’s a big decision and you want to make sure you end up at the right retreat for you. One of the biggest questions that we get when people call or email to inquire about our programs is: “Should I do the Vita Boot Camp or a Private Fitness Retreat?” They’re both fantastic programs (but you knew I’d say that because I’m writing this blog post). They’re very different though and truthfully, there’s a reason that they are different - to be able to serve people and their needs.

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Nutrition Tip: Should You Count Macros?

Nutrition Tip: Should You Count Macros?

Everyone is talking about counting “macros” these days. I feel like every time I pull up Facebook or Instagram, there’s a post either detailing how to count macros or someone is posting a pic of their perfectly portioned macro counted meal. I also see posts where people are questioning if they should count macros and if so, can they get some tips from their social media friends. Many of our fitness retreat guests also wonder wether macro counting is important for them and their goals. It’s something that has come into the forefront of nutrition so I felt like it was important to address the topic. This post isn’t about how to count macros. It’s about whether or not it’s actually important for you to do so — because to be honest, counting macros isn’t appropriate for everyone.

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13 Benefits Of Working Out Intensely

13 Benefits Of Working Out Intensely

Exercising intensely has many positives including physical and mental benefits. From getting stronger and leaner to producing feel good endorphins, exercising intensely produces rewards well beyond the actual workout. We use intense exercise in some of the workouts at our fitness retreat so guests can experience a wide range of fitness activities. One of the benefits of HIIT workouts is that because they are so intense, you can get the same benefit out of a 20 minute workout that might normally take you 40 or 45. More bang for you buck — a win win!

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10 DIY Workouts For Your Beach Vacation

10 DIY Workouts For Your Beach Vacation

Who doesn’t love a beach vacation? Whether you’re going on a holiday break or just getting out of town to take a break from the cold weather, the beach is a favorite place to visit for so many people. We are lucky in our little town of Delray Beach, Florida because our weather is warm the majority of the year with lots of sunshine all the time. Our awesome weather also makes it easy to workout outside all year round. So we understand why you would want to visit an area that’s warm and sunny and allows you to get outside and enjoy the beach atmosphere.

While we would love for you to come to do one of our fitness retreats, we know that people have other vacations planned. With that in mind, there’s no reason to skip your workouts while you’re beach vacation. To help you out, we’ve got 10 DIY workouts that you can easily do on your own while you’re away. You’ll find cardio, bodyweight and core workouts below. Enjoy!

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4 Ways To Improve Your Balance

4 Ways To Improve Your Balance

So many of our guests at our fitness retreat as well as our personal training clients say that they want to work on improving their balance. It seems to be the one thing that most people we are coaching are concerned about – and truly want to work on. If you’ve ever noticed, like I have, balance seems to get worse when you’re not actively doing an activity or training to keep your balance in check.

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6 Nutrition Benefits Of Pineapple

6 Nutrition Benefits Of Pineapple

Anyone else a pineapple lover? I love pineapple. I love the sweetness of it. I like adding it into shakes or just eating it on it’s own. One of my favorite ways to eat pineapple is for a dessert with a little real whipped cream or coconut whipped cream on top…so good! Not only is it delicious but it also has a ton of nutrition benefits as well.

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