• Hot New Fitness Holiday Crazes

    If you’re bored of your exercise regime why not try something a bit unusual with one of our alternative fitness holidays. These healthy breaks offer something new to spice up your current workout routine and help keep you interested as your muscles get a brand new style of workout.

  • How Family Holidays Could Improve the Health and Well-Being of Children

    health and wellbeing of children on family holiday

    With worrying statistics that almost a third of children aged between 2 and 15 are overweight or obese1, and recent warnings that children are bingeing on social media like they would junk food2, it would appear there is a health pandemic amongst our youngest generation. To break the vicious cycle of unhealthy habits, we urge that families need to provide healthy experiences to promote positive well-being for their children. From encouraging exercise and good nutrition, to taking active and healthy family holidays, parents can take small steps towards creating the foundations for healthy behaviours that will last their children a lifetime.

  • How to Beat Stress

    Daniela HerzbergDaniela Herzberg

    Daniela Herzberg is a Life Coach, Nutritionist and certified Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology consultant from Abama Golf & Spa Resort in Tenerife, and is responsible for the award-winning Abama Total Wellness programme. Together with her partner she founded 5-elementos.com, a widely known internet portal for healthy living. Her comprehensive knowledge about the Chinese philosophies is a result of her work with Derek Walters, one of the most respected Feng Shui masters in the world and several other internationally renowned teachers.


  • How to Choose the Right Fitness Holiday For You

    How to Choose the Right Fitness Holiday For You

    So, you finally decided to go on a fitness holiday but are now left with the dilemma of choosing the right one for you. From group optimal fitness to personal training sessions, with so many different types of fitness holidays to choose from, here we share what to expect and where to go. Whether you are interested in an intense triathlon challenge or a fitness adventure, choose the right fitness holiday for you and get motivated with the help of fitness experts in destinations around the world.

  • How to increase your lifespan; 15 minutes of daily exercise

    Today's news about lazy lifestyles and couch potatoes highlights the importance of how an active and healthy lifestyle is crucial for our longevity. The new report in The British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests a sedentary lifestyle is as bad for your health as smoking and obesity because of the dangers posed by inactivity and unhealthy eating.

  • How to Prepare for a Scuba Diving Holiday

    How to Prepare for a Scuba Diving Holiday


    So you’ve decided to go on a scuba diving holiday, but you still feel like you’re not prepared for it at all? With our ‘how-to’ guide, we can help you explore more of our blue planet’s teeming underwater wonders and ensure you make the most of your tailor-made diving adventure. Every trip offers something different in terms of your skills and how far you can push your limits. But as it’s true for most things, preparation is key. In order to embark on this exhilarating experience, you must take note and learn the necessary steps to optimise this holiday of a lifetime. Witness what dwells underneath our vast oceans and uncover a universe all of its own, with our top tips on how to prepare for a scuba diving holiday.

  • How to Prepare for Your First Family Holiday

    For new parents, the days of setting off for a spontaneous weekend away may seem like a long time ago. Holidays as a family may be less impulsive, but need not be any less fun. The secret is in the preparation; choosing an appropriate destination, planning for the journey and packing everything you will need. We’ve assembled a list of healthy tips, to help you prepare for your first family holiday and encourage many more.

  • Improve Your Fitness Holiday Performance with Compression

    by: SKINS

    We all know compression sportswear is tight, but so is pretty much everything else we exercise in, so what’s all the fuss about? Can a little extra squeeze really fight fatigue, reduce the risk of injury, speed up recovery and boost performance?

    The short answer to all of those is yes, and to prove it, here are a few fast facts from sportswear brand SKINS to help you get to grips with their high-performance gear.

  • Inactive and hot holidays can lower your IQ

    According to new research by Professor Siegfiend Lehrl of the University of Erlangen in Germany, a specialist in mental performance, taking a two week fly and flop holiday, particularly a hot one, can lower your IQ by as much as 20 points because inactivity reduces oxygen to the brain. Add dehydration caused by heat and alcohol into the equation and brain cell volume may decrease by up to 15%, according to the article in the Daily Telegraph.

  • Interview with Personal Trainer Timmis Kambanellis - Aphrodite Hills

    Timmis KambanellisTimmis Kambanellis

    Timmis is the fitness expert at the award-winning Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus. He studied kinesiotherapy (which is the application of scientifically based exercise principles adapted to enhance the strength, endurance, and mobility of individuals) in Thessaloniki. Discovering a passion Timmis then went on to specialize in Fitness and Personal Training at the North Academy of Fitness. Timmis has since gone on to receive accolades from Spa and Wellness specialists and has a successful morning TV slot on the Cyprus national network.


  • Laura's Review of Wildfitness Crete

    What is Wildfitness and who's it for?

    I knew Wildfitness had a different approach to exercise before I arrived, but I was amazed to discover just how deeply it ran throughout the retreats’ ethos. Everything gravitates around natural movement and getting back to how things used to be for evolutionary man. Sure, the fitness schedule incorporates all the aerobic and anaerobic training of any typical regime, but without any of the gym work or repetitive, formulaic structure. This was great for me as I’m not someone who can turn up to the gym each day without eventually getting bored and throwing in the towel all together.

  • Learn Martial Arts on a Singles Holiday

    With Martial Arts becoming increasingly popular as an exercise regime for both men and women, more and more fitness fanatics are turning to the fighting arts to complete their workout arsenal. Perfect for a singles holiday, learning martial arts does not only keep you fit and teach you self-defense and fighting, it also trains your spiritual and mental muscles. From the rhythmic styles of Capoeira to the art of eight limbs that is Muay Thai, we can take you to the best holiday destinations for you to learn and discover your strengths through martial arts.

  • Learning Holidays for Families

    Not just for the classroom and certainly not just for the children, learning is a rewarding pursuit we can all benefit from throughout our lives. Our learning holidays are ideal for families looking to encourage an active lifestyle and enjoy cultural adventures together. Offering so much more than a stagnant family holiday of hours spent lying on the beach; use your valuable family holiday time to learn new skills as a family. From horse riding in coastal Croatia to yoga classes in tropical St Lucia, discover new passions or develop existing skills on our healthy family holidays.

  • Learning Holidays: Learn Something New on a Healthy Break

    Learning Holidays: Learn Something New on a Healthy Break

    Get more out of your next holiday than a fly-and-flop week spent vegetating on the beach. Utilise that precious ‘me time’ by learning a new skill and achieving a life goal that will benefit you long after you get home on a healthy holiday to enhance your life. At Health and Fitness Travel we will whisk you away on an overseas adventure that combines learning together with improving your physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

  • Make your lunch break your fitness escape

    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.

  • Making a Splash with Olympic Swimmer, Keri-Anne Payne

    KERI-ANNE PAYNEKeri-Anne Payne

    Keri-anne Payne is a British swimmer, specialising in marathon open water swimming, and long-distance freestyle swimming in the pool. She is a two-time World 10 km Open Water champion, an Olympic Silver medalist and the founder of Triscape.


  • Maternity and Paternity Wellness Breaks for new Parents

    Wellness Breaks for new Parents


    Becoming a new parent is an amazing, incomparable experience, but it will also be the most stressful time in your life. Focusing entirely on your child’s well-being; there won’t be many opportunities for you to pamper and relax. There is no better time to take a wellness break than when you're feeling tired and exhausted. The good news is, there are plenty of family holidays you can enjoy even when your new born is around. Free your mind of diapers and milk bottles and unwind on a spa holiday, whilst child-minding staff take good care of your little ones. After a de-stressing spa treatment, shed the baby weight during an energetic fitness class or on an outdoor excursion to admire the beauty of nature.

  • New Healthy Holiday Breaks for Burnout Britain

    Take a short break away with a distinctly healthy approach designed to keep you active and improve your sense of well-being.We are pleased to introduce our new healthy breaks for people who are time pressured, burnt-out and in need a quick healthy getaway to recover.

  • Nutrition and Well-being

    Katie HandysideKatie Handyside

    Katie Handyside is the Sports Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and Health Coach at Reads Hotel in Mallorca. She has been working in and around Sports and Nutrition most of her life in London, Los Angeles, Vancouver and finally ending up in Palma de Mallorca where she has been running her own business in personal training and nutrition for over four years. Katie is a keen road biker and is also able to organise cycling tours, hikes and any kind of programme to suit all fitness levels and capabilities.


  • Our New Healthy Holidays For Families


    From the health conscious to the sporty and active, globetrotting parents can now share their favourite wellness holidays with their little ones, as we introduce our new healthy With more children out of shape, parents are looking to encourage healthy habits and revamp their stagnant family holidays lounging by the pool with a healthy change of pace and get the kids active whilst soaking up the sun. Discover a diverse selection of healthy family holidays worldwide, from cultural adventures in Vietnam, to sports breaks in St Lucia and family spa retreats in Italy.

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