Those connections have gotten lost in our mad rush to get things done. We spend more time connecting with machines than we do with each other.
We don’t know how far the food we ate traveled or how it was manufactured.
We seldom have time to be still and connect with ourselves and the world around us.
Living in Spain taught me that these connections still exist in today’s world.
How many times have you heard someone say, “I went to Europe for a couple of weeks, ate incredibly well, and still managed to lose 10 pounds!”?
Why is that? Well, I believe that it’s how we relate to our food. This isn’t a knock, but as Americans, we like to eat fast, on the go, and shovel as much food in our mouths in as little time as possible.
Think about it, how many times have you eaten out of your car lately? Or at your desk? Do you eat while distracted looking at your phone or watching TV?
Yeah…it’s a common issue for us. The thing is, eating while distracted impacts us in so many ways. We miss valuable time with others, we don’t digest food as well as we could. We don’t appreciate what we have right in front of us.
What is the Mediterranean Lifestyle?
In Europe, and Spain in particular, there’s a different way of relating to food. They take their time. They enjoy and savor each and every bite.
They use quality ingredients.
They have active lifestyles. You also do a lot more walking when you live in Spain. Trust me on this one.
There’s time in the day to meet and connect with people, whether it’s on the street, in a coffee shop, or in the grocery store.
There are magnificent cathedrals and churches that go back centuries that are quiet places to be still and listen to God.
There’s a simplicity to life in Spain that must be experienced on your own to really understand it.
Fitness Retreats in Spain
That’s why Apogeo Fitness now offers fitness retreats designed for you to experience incredible food, learn new ways to relate to food, be active and explore a beautiful culture from a local perspective.
You’ll learn the real Mediterranean diet. Believe it or not, it includes BREAD!!!!
What these fitness retreats are all about…
What a Way to Make a Change. Live and Experience Spain from a Local Perspective.
This isn’t your regular tour, where you’d stay in a crowded hotel full of tourists and maybe learn a thing or two. This is not a fat camp or a boot camp where you workout for five hours a day.
And it all starts with you. Take the leap into the unknown. Go on an adventure of a lifetime.
These retreats are about connections.
Is this a big tour group?
This is a very intimate environment where we’ll get to experience Spain from a local perspective.
Is the schedule packed? I'd like to have some time for exploring?
There will be time to connect with yourself, quiet time to meditate and connect with God, take a trip to the market and learn how to connect with food. We’ll go over quick fitness routines that you can do anywhere.
What will we do there?
We’ll go over quick fitness routines that you can do anywhere. There will be fun and connection time with a great bunch of women. You’ll also have the tools to take these connections home and maintain them. We’ll visit old cathedrals, markets, and restaurants with charm. We’ll eat, connect, and have fun. We might even have a long night dancing and singing (it happens more often than you think).
How many people will be there?
Space is limited to 10 people. The first retreat is set for September 2019.