It is important to know the early warning signs signalling that your body is in desperate need of a purifying detox. Expel the toxins from your body with reliable cleansing methods, good nutrition and carefully selected fitness activities available on a detox holiday, as you cleanse your well-being from the inside out. Establish clear goals and ensure that the bad bacteria in your body is washed away whilst experiencing the benefits of a healthy and inspirational lifestyle detox.

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Introvert or extrovert, Type A or Type B; we all know which camp we belong to. But how many of us are aware of our fitness personality? Studies by the American Council on Exercise have shown people are more likely to enjoy, be successful at and most importantly, stick to an exercise activity when it aligns with their personalities. Wonder no more, as we share the five workout personalities and highlight which styles of exercise are best suited to each. Whether you’re an introverted Planner that favours self-focused activities on a yoga & Pilates retreat, or a risk-seeking Adventurer who loves being outdoors on an active holiday, this guide will help you find your perfect workout match.

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If you’ve been suffering from symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression, the world can seem like an intimidating and isolating place. But there is no need to shut yourself away, as a wellness recovery holiday could be just what is needed after suffering from stress-induced burnouts, by offering a de-stressing escape in secluded and peaceful spa destinations around the world.

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What is Fusion Maia in Da Nang and who’s it for?

Fusion Maia Da Nang is Vietnam’s most unique, forward-thinking and individually oriented 5 star hotel. Since its launch in 2008, Fusion Maia has continuously promoted and embraced the idea of “it’s not a holiday, it’s a lifestyle.” It’s the first Vietnamese resort to offer the all-spa-inclusive concept, which means each of our guests has a minimum of 2 spa treatments per day; with the possibility of even more, depending on availability. It’s ideal for guests looking to de-stress, relax and kick start healthy eating habits with a touch of luxury and elegance. Yoga and Tai Chi are the core elements on Fusion Maia’s group class schedule and the atmosphere across the entire resort is very zen and peaceful.

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Healthy nutrition is key to cancer prevention. Some foods, such as processed and preserved foods can increase your chances of obtaining the disease, however there are many healthy alternatives that can aid in fighting off cancer and can even build a strong immune system that can reduce your chances of becoming ill. Many types of cancer can all be caused by unhealthy diets so it is essential that healthy nutrition plays a main role in your daily routine. Protect and strengthen your body from any health issues and feel the difference with higher energy levels as an added bonus from nutritional nourishment.

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If you’re looking for a healthy honeymoon destination to boost your fitness levels and tone up amid the excitement of newly-wedded bliss, hit up the waves and learn to surf on holiday as a couple in destinations from Morocco to Costa Rica. A fun-filled way to tone up and lose weight together, burn as many as 400 calories in an hour on the water, whilst simultaneously improving your balance, co-ordination and body strength for a fitness holiday with a difference.

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Innovative cuisine by SHA Wellness Clinic, this refreshing and vibrant dish is perfect for a light lunch or summer side salad. Not simply is it pleasing on the palette, the ingredients are carefully selected for their impressive array of health benefits. Cucumbers keep you hydrated, aid weight-loss and help flush out toxins, whereas wakame helps with mineral transport in the body and the production of proteins. So, sit back, tuck in, and enjoy.

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Aro Ha Wellness Retreat’s crunchy raw chocolate snack is the perfect healthy, sweet, shareable delight for any occasion! The crunch from the pistachio and goji berries will create a popping candy sensation, combined with the rich cacao powder and butter to add the chocolate whirlwind, before the succulent vanilla extract coats your palette with its aromatic essence. Being free of refined sugar means you can snack on these chocolatey treasures every day without the guilt!

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Do you need a fitness goal to keep you focused, or love taking part in organised sporting events? Well then we have some news that might pique your interest.

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Move the gym outside and conquer the natural world during a memorable fitness holiday designed to take you and your family back to nature, and get your endorphins pumping with fun and exciting fitness activities. Discover the world’s best holiday destinations for natural wonders where you can appreciate the breath-taking views whilst also enjoying a rejuvenating break from reality.

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Kamalaya’s warm fennel salad is the perfect light lunch on a warm Summer’s day. The aromatic herb itself lets off a mild liquorice flavour which is tamed by the sweetness of the coconut water, papaya, mint, and refreshing tang from the lime juice. Reap the health benefits from fennel with its high fibre, potassium and vitamin C and B-6 content which will leave you feeling fuller for longer.

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Start to relieve your stress one spa treatment at a time on one of the world’s top stress-relieving retreats, designed purely for absolute rejuvenation and as an exceptional escape from your busy lifestyle. Focus on some uninterrupted ‘me-time’ in a luxury spa destination, from a secluded private beach in Greece to the unspoiled tropics of Indonesia, choose the relaxation retreat you deserve.

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Want some healthy Asian snack inspiration? Amatara Wellness Resort’s Summer Rolls are the perfect light substitute to the classic deep-fried version. Rolled in delicate rice paper sheets and stuffed with Vermicelli noodles (containing 0 grams of fat) bean sprouts, carrot, cucumber and coriander sprigs, these nutritious rolls create the perfect refreshing crunch with the mix of vegetables bursting with flavour. The ginger and ginseng dressing compliments and finishes the dish, creating an exquisite, aromatic combination of Asian flavours.

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We can all go to the local leisure centre for fifteen minutes in the steam room, but true well-being comes from only the most amazing spa retreats from across the world. We detail our top 10 luxury spa destinations, run by expert practitioners within the wellness industry. Whether you want to spa like a celeb in the Mediterranean or escape it all on a private island in the Maldives, we’ve got the expertise you need to know. All our recommendations take place within wellness destinations of the highest calibre and offer a comprehensive schedule of extra classes in yoga, Pilates, tai chi, Qi Gong, or other holistic activities. So leave the stress of life behind and step into spa paradise with our round-up of incredible wellness retreats.

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Forget the classic tomato soup, The Farm at San Benito have created the perfect blend of vitamin-rich vegetables including flavoursome and vibrant beet juice to make this tasty Cream of Beetroot soup. The green blend of apples, onion and cabbage give the soup an earthy yet refreshing taste, until the sweet kick from the carrot and beet juice create the wholesome, creamy texture that will tantalise your taste buds.

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Ramon Campuzano Rojas, Director of Puente Romano Tennis & Fitness Club

Ramon is director of Puente Romano Tennis & Fitness Club in Marbella. He heads the Bjorn Borg Tennis School, is a Technical Consultant for both the Norwegian and Estonian Tennis Federations, and has trained many professional athletes in the ATP and WTA. He completes the roster as a Consultant and Director of the Andalusian Wheelchair Tennis Team.

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Maybe you’re looking for a weight loss holiday, a fitness holiday, a spa holiday, or perhaps you want all three at once? Look no further, as here at Health and Fitness Travel, we think this is a totally acceptable holiday request – in fact, it’s what we specialise in! There’s great importance in letting your body rest and recover from any exercise, so why not throw in a massage (and maybe a facial whilst you’re at it too). So whether you’re looking to simply indulge in foot rubs or expand using the principles of Ayurveda, we’ve got the ideal healthy holiday for you. Below is our top pick of wellness spas that dedicate themselves to the knowledge of well-being so you’ll always be in good hands.

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With Wimbledon fever underway, those inspired to dig out their dusty tennis rackets can now rediscover the racket-wielding sport, as we share our top tennis tips direct from the pros, helping you to unleash your inner-champ. Practice your new-found skills and gain the advantage on a specialist tennis holiday, whether training in Thailand at a dedicated sports retreat frequented by sporting stars, or acing your game whilst soaking up the Mediterranean sun. After working up a sweat, ward off tennis elbow through rejuvenating spa treatments, leaving your body ready to hit the courts again tomorrow. Game, set, match.

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Short of time? Try this superfood Chia Pudding recipe from Aro Ha Wellness Retreat in New Zealand, which you can whip up in no time. This indulgent pudding will fulfil sweet cravings, as the flavourful combination of coconut and spices tantalizes your taste buds. It’s also gluten-free, refined sugar-free and vegan, so makes for the perfect guilt-free sweet treat, and is ideal for breakfast, a post-workout snack, or a delicious dessert.

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