Where to Get Fit and Holiday Like an Olympian
- 17 June 2016 17 June 2016
With the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics fast approaching, the fitness flame is well and truly burning, already inspiring many of us to up our game on a fitness holiday and take our training to the next level. Whether you dream of being a cycling champion, taking the tennis title or just giving a healthy boost to your fitness, we share our top fitness holidays to train like an Olympian. From triathlon training with decathlon gold medallist, Daley Thompson in St Lucia, to acing your game at a tennis school led by Wimbledon champion and Olympic medallist, Goran Ivanisevic in Turkey, be inspired to go for gold.
Triathlon Training In St Lucia: Tri St Lucia Triathlon
Work your muscles to the max at Tri St. Lucia Triathlon
Under the expert training of race ambassadors and British Olympic legends, escape to the Caribbean and be put through your paces as you prepare for a triathlon race with Olympic masterclasses from Daley Thompson (two-time Decathlon Olympic gold medallist). Boost your fitness and raise your heart rate on a multi-activity holiday, with fun-filled pre-race activities, from beach runs to aquathlons. With 3 triathlon race distances to choose from, all ages and abilities are welcome to train with the Olympian. Celebrate your achievement with a boat trip to the iconic Piton Mountains and after party.
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Get Sporty In Thailand: Thanyapura Fusion Fitness
Surpass your goals at Thanyapura
Up your game at this specialist sports retreat in Phuket, with training grounds for athletes of all abilities and where head swimming coach, Miguel Lopez, has coached several Olympians and Paralympians to medals. Choose from a selection of one-on-one activities and reach your personal best on a sports holiday with expert coaching in swimming, cycling, running and tennis. Training ground for the next generation of Olympians and frequented by sporting stars, including Maria Sharapova and Tour de France star Nick Gates; world-class facilities including a 50m Olympic pool allow you to train like the professionals.
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Bootcamp In St Lucia: The BodyHoliday WellFit Retreat
Train with the pros at The BodyHoliday WellFit Retreat
Train with the best on a bespoke fitness retreat in the Caribbean where world-class athletes will help you to achieve your goals. On the shores of St Lucia, four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, will develop a personalised fitness programme to suit you, through a synthesis of beach fitness and athletic skills training. Combined with educational fitness and nutrition seminars, together with a hosted Champions dinner, be inspired to go for gold on a group bootcamp holiday, and return home in the best shape of your life.
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Run Wild In Crete: Wildfitness Crete
Boost your fitness on a group bootcamp at Wildfitness Crete
Take your fitness training to the wild side on this active bootcamp, set amongst Crete’s natural beauty of rural mountains and rugged coastline. Receive a personalised assessment of your running movement patterns and any postural imbalances, before learning from a diverse range of inspirational coaches, including a competitive national Kenyan sprinter. Training with world-class fitness gurus, break a sweat on a group retreat with daily group fitness activities, from boxing to hill sprints and sea swimming. Learn how to reach your personal best with educational workshops in movement, metabolism and healthy eating, before exploring your surroundings on a morning trek to Polirinia gorge.
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Ace Your Tennis in Turkey: D-Hotel Maris Fusion Fitness
Perfect your tennis serve at D-Hotel Maris Fusion Fitness
Escape for a fitness and vitamin-D boost at this healthy retreat, set upon Turkey’s stunning Datça Peninsula, where the Aegean and Mediterranean waters meet. Get fighting fit with a choice of 1-on-1 activities, from a guided bike tour to circuit training. Learn how to ace your tennis technique at the D-Hotel Tennis School, headed up by Wimbledon champion and Olympic medallist, Goran Ivanisevic. After acing your game on a tennis holiday fit for Olympians, ward of tennis elbow with luxurious spa treatments or chose from five natural private beaches to soak up the glorious sunshine.
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