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OUT NOW! THE September ISSUE OF Your Fitness MAGAZINE


Win a Place on a Spanish Health and Fitness Holiday

Fancy getting fit, losing weight and catching a tan all in the gorgeous, unspoiled Spanish countryside? We’ve teamed up with The Body Retreat to give away one of their seven-night health and fitness holidays in a Spanish retreat to one lucky reader, worth £1,550!

Although you may be thinking that the words health and holiday shouldn’t be in the same sentence (let’s be honest, we are all guilty of sometimes overindulging when we’re away), you’ll return from The Body Retreat feeling both lighter and fitter. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, tone up or simply put fun back into your fitness regime, The Body Retreat is here to help. With an intelligent focus on behaviour, nutrition and exercise, as well as some rest and relaxation thrown into the mix, the average retreater loses eight pounds by the end of the week.

Designed for those who want to give their fitness a boost while soaking up the sun, you can expect a varied mix of exercise sessions that target your functional fitness, from body weight circuits, HIIT and Tabata workouts to hill walks through the local villages and the gorgeous countryside. The retreat will help you to achieve your goals, from improving your performance to getting back into shape after an illness or injury, using neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) techniques and hypnotherapy. You’ll learn how to fuel yourself for weight loss and fitness at the interactive nutritional workshop.

Not only that, but you’ll also enjoy beautifully cooked, Spanish-style, seasonal home-made food created using produce from local farms, as well as a complimentary massage, and after all that, you can relax Mediterranean style by the private pool, in the hot tub or in a shady spot.

Exercise classes take place outside in the courtyard or on the undercover outdoor platform. You can even experience the local market or olive oil tasting during your visit. Located in a luxurious, private farmhouse in the heart of the Andalucian countryside with uninterrupted panoramic views, this is a place where you can really unwind.




CLOSING DATE: Friday, September 16th, 2016

Start Pedalling with Raleigh

This month we’ve teamed up with iconic British cycling brand Raleigh to give one lucky reader an amazing new Raleigh Strada Speed 1 bicycle, worth £550! The winner will be one of the first people in the UK to own this pacey, lightweight bike, guaranteed to stand out from the crowd with its technical spec, quality comfort and performance, not to mention its bright yellow colourway. The Raleigh Strada Speed 1 is designed to get you across town and trail comfortably and quickly, and thanks to its lightweight aluminium frame, compact road gearing and hydraulic disc brakes, it’s a rapid commuter or fast fitness bike. The compact Shimano Claris road gearing offers smooth shifting and reducing weight, while the powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes will keep you safe. Find out more about the Raleigh Strada Speed 1 and all of the exciting new Raleigh launches at

CLOSING DATE: Friday, September 16th, 2016

Press Pause with Alexandra House Spa

We’re offering you the chance to win a pamper day for two at the Alexandra House Spa in Huddersfield, worth £280! The winner and their guest will receive a 55-minute aromatherapy facial, use of the thermal rooms for 60 minutes and a 25-minute back massage, as well as a foot soak, a paraffin wax hand treatment, use of the relaxation rooms, a robe, slippers, drinks and cakes. Housed in a historic building that has been restored into a wellness retreat, the Alexandra House Spa offers a wide range of holistic therapies. The new, underground thermal treatment rooms provide an unrivalled spa experience and are designed to aid meditation, calm energy and create harmony. Find out more about the spa at

CLOSING DATE: Friday, September 16th, 2016

Take a break at the Headland Hotel and Spa

This month our friends at The Headland Hotel and Spa are giving away a two-night stay for two with a three course meal on the first night. If you are the lucky winner, you will be revitalised by the sea air at this four star luxury hotel, which overlooks the beautiful Fistral Bay in Cornwall. With free access to yoga classes throughout your trip, as well as the chance to indulge in the five bubble rated spa facilities, including the pool, steam room and sauna, you will leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. Find out more about the hotel at

CLOSING DATE: Friday, September 16th, 2016

Win a place at a boutique weightloss retreat

We’ve got together with NuBeginnings to give one Your Fitness reader a week of fitness and fun in beautiful Devon!

Are you sick of yo-yo dieting and fed-up of the fads? Or are you looking nervously at your swimsuit as summer approaches? Worry not, because we’ve teamed up with NuBeginnings to give on Your Fitness reader the chance to be whipped into shape with a week’s stay at this exclusive boutique weight loss retreat, worth £2,874!

Founded by leading UK nutritionist and neuroscientist Victoria Wills, this pioneering ‘hypno boot camp’ is situated on the stunning Devon coastline. NuBeginnings combines traditional exercise and meal planning expertise with with one-on-one hypnotherapy sessions in order to identify the underlying reasons behind overeating or lack of motivation. As Victoria explains: “The vast majority of UK bootcamps fail to address the root source of poor food and fitness choices, but here at NuBeginnings we treat the cause, not just the effect, of weight loss problems.”

On arrival, you’ll undergo a fitness assessment so that NuBeginnings can tailor an exercise regime specifically to your needs. You’ll also receive a luxury, one-hour full body deep tissue massage in the spa, as well as hypnotherapy sessions with a private therapist and a one-to-one session with an expert nutritionist to design a personal programme. You’ll enjoy workout classes including Pilates, circuits, resistance training, Qi-Gong, dance sessions and much more for around four to five hours per day. The resident spa chef prepares three meals and two snacks every day, and also puts on regular cooking demonstrations so you can learn their culinary secrets.

With a combination of nutrition, exercise and mind therapies to change your relationship with food and yourself, the packages at NuBeginnings are designed to achieve great results during your stay and to enable you to continue this when you return home.

NuBeginnings is based in a listed Victorian mansion, where capacity is limited to a maximum of eight guests to ensure that everyone has full attention, and the menu is created using the latest in nutritional science to provide both healthy and tasty dishes. Guests are encouraged to hike along the nearby coastal footpaths around the area of Ilfracombe, helping to restore both body and mind as they catch glimpses of grey seals, dolphins, porpoises and even whales in the sea below.

For more information, visit nubeginnings.co.uk




CLOSING DATE: Friday, August 19th, 2016

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