Is weight loss one of your goals for 2018? Here, in random order, is an editorial round up of top weight loss spas and fitness retreats in the U.S.
Pritikin Longevity Centre & Spa
Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa in Miami has been offering medically supervised, all-inclusive, structured and scientifically-proven health and wellness programs, including those focused on weight loss – since 1975.
New Life Hiking Spa
New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont has been helping clients lose pounds and maintain a healthy weight for the last 40 years. Their non-clinical approach uses mountains, clean air and lush greenery instead of an indoor gym, plus wholesome natural food instead of a diet. To assist with a healthy lifestyle following a weight loss retreat New Life offers nutrition and wellness workshops and individual counseling.
Hilton Head Health
Opened in 1976 on the picturesque low-country island of Hilton Head, Hilton Head Health provides a comprehensive weight-loss and wellness experience based upon mindful changes in lifestyle through health education, wellness counseling, balanced nutrition and sustainable fitness plans. Programs are customizable and run from as little as a week to one month or longer.
Green Mountain at Fox Run
For over 40 years, Green Mountain at Fox Run has offered a practical and sustainable approach to weight loss. This Vermont retreat caters to women looking to discover a non-diet and life-changing way of addressing issues around eating, exercise, stress and weight.
Offered most weeks of the year, Canyon Ranch
in Tucson, AZ offer one and two-week structured weight loss programs in an immersive environment.
The Chopra Centre
Founded in 1996 by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., The Chopra Center
located at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, offers an integrative approach where the practice of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda assists in achieving any weight-loss goals.
The Biggest Loser Resort
The Biggest Loser Resort,
with retreats located in California, Florida and New York, is one of the most well-known weight loss resort brands. Open year-round, the resorts are committed to fostering rejuvenation and motivation.
Westglow Resort & Spa
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Westglow Resort & Spa
offers a seven-day, customized, weight management program with the assistance of licensed counsellors, personal trainers, fitness instructors and a registered dietician.
Spa at Yellow Creek
Weight loss programs at the Spa at Yellow Creek
in Bath, Ohio are packaged according to individual needs and may include personal training, aerobics, yoga, fitness consultations and nutrition.
Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts
Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort & Spa
More of a fitness resort and spa than a dedicated “weight loss spa,” Rancho La Puerta
in Baja California, Mexico offers seven-night and longer stays that typically set the ground work to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle which includes weight loss.
Oaks at Ojai
While Oaks at Ojai,
a well-established wellness retreat in the tranquil town of Ojai, California, does offer regimented weight loss programs, their spa cuisine of 1000-1200 calories per day, plus a wide variety of daily fitness classes make it easy for the self-motivated to shed a few pounds.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
One-on-one sessions with in-house Lake Austin Spa Resort
experts before, during and after a visit are offered to help participants achieve their individual weight loss goals.
Golden Door Spa
Most all-inclusive, week-long health and fitness programs are reserved for women only but Golden Door Spa
in Southern, California does offer designated men and co-ed weeks at specific times throughout the year.
Deerfield Health Retreat & Spa
Surrounded by the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Deerfield Health Retreat & Spa helps guests determine their weight loss and fitness goals and set a plan to achieve desired results.
Cooper Aerobics Health
Located in Dallas, Texas, Cooper Aerobics
’ six-week Female Focus Weight Loss program begins with a personalized health assessment and nutrition consultation followed by group fitness training and nutrition education.
The Ranch Malibu 4.0
In a partnership with Four Seasons Westlake and the adjacent California Institute for Health & Longevity, the Ranch Malibu 4.0 is a long-weekend program with the focus on weight loss and fitness.