VAIL - With age comes wisdom, but getting older certainly doesn't make staying fit any easier. And, the constant struggle to attain or even maintain optimal health can become both daunting and discouraging, regardless of age, gender or medical history. In an effort to help clients discover their best selves, Dr. Lisa Muncy has developed a program called "Lighten Up in Vail," which debuts this fall.Going beyond dieting or counting calories, Lighten Up aims to change the way each individual approaches wellness, allowing participants to take control of their personal health. The result is a renewed sense of self, incorporating a healthy mind, body and spirit.The program arms participants with: A better understanding of how thoughts create reality, good or bad; information about the most nutrient dense food to support health; a personalized exercise prescription to increase strength and flexibility; an understanding of sound medical principles for managing weight; practical methods for revving up the metabolism; a personalized nutrition plan detailing when and how to eat for optimal energy; training secrets, such as interval cardio sessions, that help increase success rate; information about the affects of hormones on weight Vail Vitality Center is offering a Lighten Up pilot program at 50 percent off as part of its inaugural six-week workshop, from Oct. 9 to Nov. 13. The cost for Vail Vitality Center members is $350 and the cost for non-members is $450, which includes membership for the duration of the program. Vail Vitality Center's Lighten Up program includes a six-week transformation itinerary, comprehensive pre-program testing to provide a health baseline, goal setting, weekly support sessions, educational and interactive lectures and presentations, nutrition guidance and an eating plan, an exercise prescription and fitness coaching, tips and tricks from staff experts, journaling support and a plan for long-term, self-directed wellness based upon the teachings throughout the six weeks of the program.For information, visit www.vailvitalitycenter.com or call 970-477-3251.
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