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The Escape at Four Seasons Hampshire

Four Seasons Hampshire launches The Escape

Four Seasons Hampshire has introduced The Escape, a new experiential fitness retreat that is designed to take participants out of their comfort zone, to push the boundaries of mind, body and soul. It’s an active programme that combines food, fitness and a touch of fun (with some great spa therapies thrown in). Four Seasons country outpost is set in the middle of 500 acres of picturesque Hampshire countryside. It’s a peaceful setting just an hour from London, with plenty of walks and lots of space to free the mind. The Escape, created by top fitness professionals is high energy. Expect 12 hours of fitness experiences from military style training to yoga, which is balanced with around three hours of spa treatments to soothe your aching muscles and some exceptional healthy and nutritious food. What could be better? On day one, your journey will begin as you are issued with your personalised Escape kit and your mobile devices are locked away! This is a digital detox too.  You will head out on a tour of the …

Men's Wellness Retreats - SHA Wellness

Men’s wellness holiday bookings surge 42% Have you booked yours yet?

Now is the best time to book a men’s wellness retreat for your next holiday break, because it seems it’s on the rise. According to Health and Fitness travel, bookings have increased 42% since 2010. Paul Joseph, Founder of Health and Fitness Travel, says “Since 2010 we have seen a 42% increase in men booking wellness holidays. Men investing in their well-being and appearance is now so normal; many are living with extreme unprecedented stress due to growing work demands, and we have seen a growing interest from men towards self-care and health awareness. Most retreats and spas are gender neutral and cater equally to both sexes.” So with the help of Health and Fitness Travel I have compiled 8 of the best men’s wellness retreats for the health-conscious guy. It’s timely as in June it’s Men’s Health Week and Father’s Day. From pulse-raising boot camp fitness in Portugal to holistic weight loss in India, these healthy escapes are the perfect gift for men ready to make a positive change. Discover 8 of the best men’s wellness …

Get fit at Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London has opened a new wellbeing facility, including a seventeen metre indoor swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness centre, for guests, and open to limited private membership. The Fitness Centre is fully-equipped with the latest cardio and resistance training by Technogym™. This includes a Kinesis Vision Unit, that is programmed with structured workouts for time-efficient and results-orientated training for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. There is also an InBody Analyzer, providing a sophisticated way to measure overall fitness, that combines body composition measurements, including water retention, mineral levels, body strength and balance. For post-workout indulgences, the changing areas have relaxing Four Senses loungers equipped with heated gel pads, colour-changing light sequences, essential oil fragrance and personal audio systems. There is also a steam room (in the female area) and a sauna (in the male area), with ice fountains and revitalizing experience showers available in both male and female areas, to complete the experience. The hotel and spa at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has teamed up with Sculpt, an exclusive health and fitness …