- 22 May 2011 22 May 2011
For someone who likes endless activities and sun, a short health and fitness break away was just what I needed. I flew to the Algarve in Portugal to stay at the new five-star Martinhal Luxury Beach Resort. Opened in April 2010 and destined to become one of the finest luxury resorts on the Algarve, I was looking forward to staying there and experiencing what it had to offer.
- 18 May 2011 18 May 2011
Of the most common excuses men and women use for not exercising 'lack of time' is possibly the worst. You can try justifying your excuse with a hectic job or demanding family life, but in reality there is always time for exercise; you just have to be willing to find it.
- 11 May 2011 11 May 2011
In today's fast-paced, frenzied society, increasing numbers of stressed out individuals are shunning their slick, mirror-tiled high-tech gyms to pursue yoga as a form of exercise. Not only does yoga produce a cardiovascular workout, but it can help to reduce blood pressure, heart disease, depression and stress as well as improving focus and concentration. And did we mention fun? Yes, yoga is a lot of fun. Holidays with yoga classes are proving more and more popular, especially as they help to enhance a holiday's wellness element.
- 06 May 2011 06 May 2011
Tone muscles, cleanse out toxins, calm your mind and restore an overstressed body, leaving you rejuvenated and energised at the world's first spa and organic wellness resort in Malaysia. Called The Chateau and nestled serenely in the Berjaya Hills, it opens its doors to the world on 11th July 2011.
- 05 May 2011 05 May 2011
I was very excited about visiting SHA Wellness Clinic to rejuvenate and energise for a few days in Spain. It's making quite a name for itself and with regular visits from the likes of Kylie Minogue, Simon Cowell and Naomi Campbell, it seems everybody wants to reap the rewards from coming here.
- 05 May 2011 05 May 2011
Healthandfitnesstravel.com features in the Independent's 50 Best Travel Websites, with author Rhiannon Batten 'seeing the world the smart way', recommending healthandfitnesstravel.com in the article that leads readers where to 'bag a bargain and load up on local knowledge'.
- 29 April 2011 29 April 2011
As the name suggests, this new resort which opened in July 2010 offers a wellness experience for those wanting to improve their longevity. Programmes include a wellness and fitness boost week, detox, stress management and weight loss. Situated in the beautiful natural area of Monchique in the Algarve Portugal, this perfect natural and wellness getaway is surrounded by breath-taking views over coastal mountains, making it the ideal location for a health retreat. All guests have access to a weekly health and fitness schedule which include morning and afternoon hikes, classes in Pilates, dance, aqua aerobics, mind fitness, stretching and lectures in Osteopathy, stress management and nutrition.
- 23 April 2011 23 April 2011
Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa Resort is a chic, boutique retreat for those seeking healing and rejuvenation. Located on the hills of Paphos, Cyprus the resort's unique history and natural resources make it an idyllic retreat to restore, explore and transform yourself.
- 06 April 2011 06 April 2011
Yoga June. The heading says it all - yoga throughout the whole month of June at LeSport, The BodyHoliday in St. Lucia. Their Wellness Centre's usual weekly activities schedule include daily yoga classes, but in the month of June, there are many more classes and of different varieties for guests to indulge in while on holiday.
- 20 March 2011 20 March 2011
Thanks to a late Easter, the early May bank holiday and now the Royal Wedding on 29 April, Brits can take three days leave and get an 11 day break between 22 April and 2 May.
Watch the royal wedding by the pool on holiday on satellite TV for those who don't want to miss Will and Kate's big day. For those wishing to escape the wedding celebrations for a healthy few days away, a European rejuvenating break is the perfect choice.
- 15 February 2011 15 February 2011
The 21st century sees the majority of the people in the UK leading hectic lifestyles, that are not conducive to fitting in time to go the gym or arranging sports matches with your friends. However, do not despair, as Health and Fitness Travel has 8 sneaky ways to fit in some mini-bursts of exercise into your busy schedule.
- 29 January 2011 29 January 2011
Have you decided what to do on Valentine's Day yet? We've got some great ideas for healthy holidays for couples and it's not too late to book a break away for a truly romantic getaway. These holidays are designed to ensure you board the plane home not only relaxed but rejuvenated too and include all sorts of vitality-boosting activities, menus and treatments for the ultimate health and fitness romantic experience.
- 29 December 2010 29 December 2010
After all the stress and time spent Christmas shopping, it is no wonder that most of us over-indulge during the festive period to compensate. The inevitable New Year's resolutions will then be made, and the majority revolve around trying to live a healthier and more exercise orientated lifestyle in the forthcoming year.
- 14 December 2010 14 December 2010
Christmas may be fun but it can also be a hectic time of the year thanks to all the parties, shopping and festive preparations. Because most of us drink and eat too much, we burn the candle at both ends and the season may have a not-so-festive effect on our health, predominantly energy levels, digestion and immune system. The last thing we want is to get burnt out.
- 13 December 2010 13 December 2010