Why do we come back from vacation feeling worse than when we left? Often, it’s from over-scheduling, over-indulging, or over-doing it in general. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are simple ways to have a healthy vacation and still enjoy yourself. One highly effective trick to returning refreshed is to choose activities that benefit your mind and body. Sure exercise and saunas are good stress relievers. But it’s not enough to hit the hotel gym or spa. After all, that's only a small part of your vacay day. What about those other 8 to 10 hours you have left to fill? What you choose to do with them impacts your mood and physical fitness too. Here are five getaway activities guaranteed to have you returning home feeling healthy in mind and body.Read More
Ready to go on vacation? Getting ready to leave for a trip is always exciting. It seems like your brain is filled with happy thoughts – thoughts of time away from home or work, total relaxation for body and mind and the adventures ahead. Whether you’re joining us for a fitness vacation or going on your own getaway near or far, these are some great tips to consider before leaving.
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Going on vacation always seems like the solution to many problems. We dream of taking a trip. Often times though, we tell ourselves that we just don’t have enough time to go on vacation. There is too much to do at home or at work. Yet, many of us are consistently stressed out, frustrated by long hours or life’s craziness. According to a survey, the average U.S. employee takes only half of their allotted vacation time. It’s not surprising that people are suffering from being overworked, overwhelmed and overrun.Read More
Holiday weekends can mean overindulging with friends and family and less activity than usual. Have you ever had one of those holidays or vacation weeks where you ate (and drank) too much and didn’t move your body like you normally do? It usually ends up making you feel worse rather than better. While it’s important to enjoy yourself over the holiday, staying close to your healthy goals doesn’t have to be hard. It There are some easy ways to keep yourself on track. With a few tweaks, your holiday can still be a ton of fun but you won’t need a vacation from your vacation. Here are our 18 ways to have a healthier holiday.Read More
Vacation traditionally means blowing off your normal routine. Generally, we're consuming food we might not eat on a normal day, we might abstain from working out in order to give our bodies a rest and possibly indulge in adult beverages. This has become what vacation is about; an escape from our normal reality. With a few simple steps, your vacation can be much more balanced and healthy, yet still leave you feeling that vacation vibe.Read More