Whether you were searching for a stop smoking spa, retreat, local smoking cessation program, or a luxury stop smoking vacation, we’ll help you find the best destinations to choose from.
August 11, 2017 | Spa Index
Skyterra Wellness Retreat & Weight Loss Spa offers an all-inclusive program in a beautiful mountain lake setting at Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, near the Blue Ridge Mountains and Asheville Guests explore sustainable foundations of wellness through daily fitness classes, outdoor adventures, water sports, farm-to-table cuisine, educational classes, and more.
June 21, 2017 | Spa Index
Located on the eastern shores of the gorgeous Garden Isle is Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and Hawaiian Rainforest Spa, a beautiful 25-acre authentic Hawaiian resort and spa. Family Friendly Pools with Sandy Bottoms, Water Slides, Waterfalls, Free Introductory Scuba and Lei Making Classes, Sunrise and Moonrise Cultural Ceremonies, Complimentary Mai Tai Tuesdays, Oceanfront Beauty.
June 14, 2017 | Spa Index
Canyon Ranch Kitchen Staff Cathy Garrard and Canyon Ranch Reviewer Lisa L. Powell, M.S., R.D.N. tell us to make sure our diet contains these Top 10 Body Cleansing Foods — nutritional superstars — to maximize your body’s natural detoxification abilities.
June 6, 2017 | Spa Index
There are several super foods out there that provide you with the energy and nutrition your body needs to keep stress in check. Here are 7 Super Foods to Combat Stress, and recipes to make the best use of them.
March 25, 2017 | Kitchens Spa Index
There are endless methods out there for losing weight. However, they are not all created equal; some are much more effective than others. Perhaps the most successful method is staying at a weight loss camp for adults. Some people may think that “fat camps” are only for children, but these facilities are remarkably effective at promoting lasting weight loss. If you’re wondering whether or not a weight loss camp is right for you, look at some of the most common benefits of attending.
January 21, 2017 | Spa Index
There are many artificial sweeteners on the market. Do they promote weight loss? Or weight gain? Are they healthy? Safe? Get answers, and what (if any) brands are recommended by the physicians and registered dietitians at Pritikin Health Resort.
January 12, 2017 | Spa Index
You’ve decided to enroll in a residential weight loss program at a destination spa or weight loss retreat — that’s taking action. Deciding which program is best for you can be challenging.
January 1, 2017 | Spa Index
Many of us are our own worst enemies when it comes to our perception around what we have or have not achieved, as well as how we look. As women who live in a society that values body perfection, this “not enough” talk may manifest in the form of body loathing.
December 28, 2016 | Spa Index
Guests of Movara Fitness Resort and similar destination spas are served a nutritious breakfast, but what about when you are traveling and staying in hotels which are increasingly offering a Free Continental Breakfast?
May 7, 2016 | Spa Index
It’s a new year, and like many of our readers, we too are setting goals for increased fitness and wellness habits. While just about everyone is gung-ho with motivation and discipline soon after making resolutions or setting goals, the customary period for breaking those resolutions or stumbling with new goals is now — almost a month in. We just need a little bit of help to stay the course.
January 24, 2016 | Spa Index
If there’s one thing that seems to plague many of us, it’s the munchies leading to overeating at night. Even after eating dinner, many of us find ourselves peering into the refrigerator each night, searching for something to satisfy. Is it physical hunger that’s calling? Or emotional soothing that food is sometimes so good at providing?
January 4, 2016 | Spa Index
Did you know there are 7 common types of eaters? Naturally some of the dietary habits that dictate a “type” overlap a bit, but many of us have a predominate type. Do you know which of these 7 types of eaters you are?
January 2, 2016 | Spa Index
I was pleased to be a part of a Twitter party on the website Mompreneurs Online. The party was all about the holidays — shopping, crafts, even make-up tips from Avon. I was there to provide advice about making it through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight. A topic that’s on the minds of too many of us.
November 27, 2015 | Spa Index
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas — the holidays where we tend to snack on candy, toast with cocktails and punch and eat bountiful snacks and meals is upon us. Temptations will be plentiful this time of year: dinner parties, goodie trays, bountiful buffets—how do we enjoy ourselves yet keep our caloric intake at a reasonable and healthy level? In this post, Sharon Rekieta, Fitness and Wellness Director at Lake Austin Spa in Texas, shares some helpful hints and tips.
October 13, 2015 | Spa Index
While smoothies were once popular only among the health conscious community, they have now turned into a mainstream staple and are even available at fast-food joints and Starbucks. Aside from being delicious and refreshing, there are many reasons why people consume smoothies. Many people looking to lose weight start to drink smoothies in the morning, adding in fruits, veggies, and superfoods. While we at Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts don’t promote all-smoothie diets, we do encourage you to start incorporating smoothies into your life to reap some of their many benefits.
September 28, 2015 | Spa Index
“It’s easy to find thousands of weight loss tips online, including trends and fads, tips from amateur exercise enthusiasts, fitness professionals, and medical experts” says Katie Papo, Fitness Coach and Yoga Instructor for Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts. “It can seem impossible to differentiate, or even to figure out which types of advice are best for you.” In this article, Katie shares with us the best morning exercise routine for weight loss, even beginners to fitness.
September 28, 2015 | Spa Index
Does eating out when you are traveling cause you stress? Are you worried that you can’t make healthy choices when you are on vacation? You don’t have to worry. With these tips for eating healthy on the road, you just need to understand a few basic rules.
September 12, 2015 | Spa Index
What exactly are toxins? Toxins are substances that have harmful effects on the body. They come from food, water, air, from chemicals used to grow and process food, coffee, sugar, pre-packaged foods and junk foods. Normally, a person can process these toxins in the liver, kidneys and other organs and eliminate them in the feces, urine, and perspiration.
June 2, 2015 | Spa Index
There are no magic formulas to lose weight and get fit, says wellness expert Charles Platkin, Ph.D, but there are five simple pieces of Tried and True Advice which together make for weight loss strategies of merit for everyone.
May 1, 2015 | Spa Index
The Ranch at Live Oak is a wellness retreat set high above the Pacific Ocean on a sprawling Malibu estate formerly owned by Western film star Hopalong Cassidy. The week long fitness boot camp offers organic cuisine, hiking, personal training, fitness, yoga, massage, and relaxation.
April 10, 2015 | Spa Index
This Alkaline Diet Plan is part of your perfect day when you visit Grail Springs. We start with yoga and meditation classes, then take to the saunas and healing spa therapies
March 31, 2015 | Spa Index
If you want to lose weight, have more energy, look and feel great — if you want to escape from your addiction to sugar without giving up sweets – try this 3 Day Guide to Kick the Sugar Habit and Personal Trainer and Nutrition Health Coach Betsy Carter will teach you how
February 25, 2015 | Spa Index