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3. Learn Healthy Habits - Having a structured schedule of activity, stress reduction and healthy eating is a great way to thrust people back into the habits of healthy living. Some fitness vacations take it a step further offering private nutrition consultations, nutrition classes, cooking classes, take home stress reduction techniques, personal training and more to help those truly looking to get back into a healthy lifestyle. The extra support and information can make a big difference in whether they implement new habits at home.

Fitness vacations are gaining momentum in the travel industry. The thought of not needing a vacation from ones vacation seems to appeal to many people. There are various types of fitness vacations from weight loss camps to adventure travel. Healthy fare, hiking, workouts and relaxing massages are starting to take over the traditional vacation of fried foods and adult beverages. Find out why some might be interested in a fitness vacation with the four reasons below.

4. Lose Weight - A large population of those looking for fitness vacations are looking to lose weight, shed some extra inches and feel better about themselves. There are many fitness holidays geared for weight loss offering portion controlled meals and very structured settings to allow for the best success possible. Many also offer services to aid in meal planning and preparation, weight loss planning for at home and how to implement healthy habits in the home environment.

No matter what your goal, there is something for everyone. Fitness vacations range from hiking retreats to yoga retreats, weight loss resorts and even extreme adventure. Its important to do your research to find the best healthy holiday for you.

2. De-Stress - Often times, getting out of your environment is enough to promote stress reduction. Getting out of the office, being away from the stressors of everyday life and having a completely different routine can truly allow the mind to relax. In addition to getting out of your environment, many retreats and adventure camps offer various types of yoga, stretching and/or meditations to further promote mind body balance. Spa treatments such as massage, facials, reflexology and more also aid in the stress reduction process.