Are your New Year’s resolutions starting to slip? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us begin the New Year vowing to make changes in our lives. But by February many of those plans are wavering.
According to a study conducted by the University of Scranton, “losing weight” topped the list of New Year’s Resolutions for 2015. If you plan to spend your winter holiday at an all-inclusive resort, sticking to that New Year’s Resolution can be tough. From unlimited buffets to tropical cocktails, temptations abound. In fact, several studies report that the average Brit gains 7.4 pounds during a one-week stay at an all-inclusive Caribbean resort. I suspect we North Americans aren’t too far behind.
But help is at hand. A new generation of all-inclusive resorts is transforming the vacation experience so guests return home feeling healthier instead of sporting a bigger waistline. Offering programs once found only at luxury weight-loss camps, these visionary retreats offer nutrition training, cooking demonstrations and custom menus, but without the intensity of a health clinic regimen. If your New Year’s goals include losing weight or getting savvy about fitness in time for spring, consider these resorts: