In spectacular surroundings, look forward to each day being filled with challenging physical activities that will prove fun and rewarding. With a "no-options" philosophy, the low-impact weeklong program includes 10 hours of exercise daily, with challenging physical activities that will prove fun and rewarding, and a dedicated staff to tend to every need.
While at The Ranch, guests time will be spent in low impact, moderate activity, rather than short bursts of intense, injury-prone activity. Each morning, guests awaken at 5:30 a.m. for morning stretches, followed by a four- to five-hour group hike winding through the Santa Monica Mountain terrain. With 200-plus trails varying in levels of difficulty, guests never hike the same trail twice. After lunch, guests are welcome to nap before an active afternoon filled with water aerobics, core and ab work, weight training sessions, daily massage, and group yoga. Many of the activities allow guests to connect with nature´s healing elements, taking place outdoors, or within the property´s open-air pavilion.
The Ranch´s highly knowledgeable staff supports and nurtures its guests, while guiding them toward achieving the personal program goals they each desire. The Ranch is all about stimulating mind and body through sustainable exercise which will enhance metabolism, cleanse and detoxify the body, allow for a healthy loss of fat, and offer a heightened sense of mental clarity and serenity. Guests desiring to lose weight, routinely shed unwanted pounds during the program while visibly losing inches, emanating a vibrant, healthy glow, and getting a dramatic head start on maintaining a path of healthy living.
How do I know if I can endure the program?
At The Ranch, the exercise and diet format has been designed to include a wide range of active lifestyles. Once your reservation has been confirmed, we will email you a brief health survey to complete and return before your stay. The expertly trained fitness and nutrition staff will review your responses, and follow up with a brief consultation if needed.
To maximize your experience, it is also recommend that in the weeks preceding your visit, you abstain from using alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, artificial sweeteners and excessive use of sugar and dairy products, as they tend to compound the ill feelings the body feels as we detoxify and cleanse our bodies. By eliminating them weeks prior to your visit, you reduce the possible discomfort associated with the detoxification process.