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Imagine the impossible place. A perfect sanctuary for you to improve physically and mentally. Imagine everything it would take to ... read more
Imagine the impossible place. A perfect sanctuary for you to improve physically and mentally. Imagine everything it would take to really be the place of your dreams. You would need the best of the best in personal trainers, sports therapists, NLP coaches, hiking guides, managers, chefs… The food would have to be great, grown locally even, and it would have to be in a beautiful setting of course, and everyone would have to be there 24/7 so you didn’t have to think about anything other than yourself and your wellbeing. Sounds too good to be true, but it isn’t. This is the place.
I spent two weeks here in june and I fell in love with its devotion to making people reach their full potential. NuBeginnings is all about you, your health, and your time. From the moment you arrive you are completely taken care of by extremely friendly and competent staff. The rooms in the victorian mansion are absolutely beautiful. My view was a zen-lovers dream with crooked pine trees and the town below. A gentle knock on the door wakes you up every morning. You are fed, trained, massaged, coached and nurtured. The chef prepares wonderful meals that are extremely good for you, and you will need every single one of them, because you WILL work hard. From morning to evening.
If you have zero or a hundred lbs to lose makes no difference. These people have seen everything under the sun. They are the best in their field, and they will make you feel very comfortable. At first… Then stiff, sore and proud! :D The workouts are brilliant fun and very varied. The full day hikes takes you all over the countryside to spectacular scenery in protected areas. You will sweat on the beach, spot wild horses on the highlands, meet unforgettable people and watch your belly shrink from day to day.
Just go. Now. I can’t make it any simpler than that, and you are wasting valuable time reading reviews :)
Manager from London, UK
I really wanted to get my life in order but it was hectic. I was not sure I had a week where I could get away from everything. The... read more
I really wanted to get my life in order but it was hectic. I was not sure I had a week where I could get away from everything. Then I decided that I had to make the time and I am so pleased that I did. I lost over half a stone in a week and I have now lost a total of 2 stone and am at my goal weight. Even more exciting than that I quit smoking whilst I was at NuBeginnings and I am still a non smoker – it has been several months since I left. The hypnotherapy helped me quit smoking AND lose weight – I now feel fitter, happier and healthier than I could have ever imagined. NuBeginnings was worth the investment of time and money for sure. I ran the Race for Life in May and have also just signed up for another 8k run as I now love outdoor exercise thanks to that special brand of NuBeginnings tough love. I am so happy to have made such wonderful friends – the NuBeginnings team support me every step of the way. Thank you for helping me get to exactly where I want to be.
Stylist from London, UK
When I considered coming to NuBeginnings I was worried about two things. Firstly I was worried that I would not be able to keep up... read more
When I considered coming to NuBeginnings I was worried about two things. Firstly I was worried that I would not be able to keep up. As a confirmed junk food addict and dedicated wine drinker I was nervous about being left behind. I was so delighted after my fitness assessment to be treated as an individual and be pushed hard enough to get great results and yet allowed to go at my own pace. I was also worried about the expense of a week at NuBeginnings. I decided it was worth a go and it was the BEST decision I ever made! The week was absolutely right for me. I now eat healthily, very rarely drink and not one single ready meal has passed my lips since leaving! When I think of all the money I have wasted over the years on fad diets and silly gimmicks it makes me want to cry. I wish I had found NuBeginnings earlier – it would have saved me a fortune! I have now lost over a stone and a half and I am on track to be at my goal weight very soon. Thank you NuBeginnings.
From New York, Lost 23 lbs
NuBeginnings changed my life! This has been one of the most positive experiences of my life. I met some of the most insightful, en... read more
NuBeginnings changed my life! This has been one of the most positive experiences of my life. I met some of the most insightful, encouraging, wonderful people who taught me so much about healthy eating, exercise, and how to go about changing my life style. Whilst the exercise was challenging, it taught me how to work outside my comfort zone and to learn to enjoy working out. As well as learning about eating well and exercising, I also learned to face and confront aspects of myself that were holding me back both physically and emotionally through reflection and hypnotherapy. I lost 23 pounds in one month during my stay at NuBeginnings, and I gained the confidence to see a nutritionist and exercise at home. NuBeginnings equipped me with the tools and confidence that I needed to live a happy, healthy lifestyle. Everything I learned during my time at NuBeginnings has been invaluable and I have almost reached my goal weight. I recommend this program wholeheartedly!
From London, UK
Whilst I was very excited to be spending a week at the UK’s only luxury weight loss boot-camp, I was also nervous and didn’t k... read more
Whilst I was very excited to be spending a week at the UK’s only luxury weight loss boot-camp, I was also nervous and didn’t know what to expect. All sorts of questions ran through my mind, will I feel hungry, am I too unfit to take part, what shall I wear, will I fit into the group? Well I really should not have worried about any of those things as I had the most amazing and positive experience during my stay at NuBeginnings. From the moment I arrived, the NuBeginnings manager Jenny made me feel so welcome and it was lovely being shown around the beautiful building that would be my home for the rest of the week. The location was stunning and the views of the sea and fresh air made it seem a world away from my busy and often stressful work life at home. Ilframcombe is so picturesque I want to go back again for a holiday. Whilst every day I was faced with new challenges, I was never pushed beyond my limits. It was very satisfying to achieve the fitness goals set for me and I proved to myself that I can accomplish far more than I thought I could, I don’t normally ever push myself! Every day I learnt so many new things and having access to all the highly trained fitness instructors, nutritionists and therapists was worth its weight in gold. The information I learnt during my stay will really help to change my future health and eating habits for the better for the rest of my life. I can finally break the up and down and unhealthy relationship that I have had with food for years. At the end of the week I could not believe how lovely my skin looked, so much so that I felt comfortable without make-up which I never normally do. I was delighted to have lost 7 pounds during my stay and left looking and feeling much more like myself. After dieting every day unsuccessfully for the last four years, to lose 7 pounds without ever feeling hungry was a miracle. The biggest lesson I learned is that I can actually eat more food than I did before, this is something that no one has been able to convince me before. NuBeginnings really have thought of everything to cater for your mind, body and soul. The focus on the future and ongoing support is also brilliant, it’s all about long term results and a change of mind set and behavioural patterns as opposed to a quick fix. I bonded so well with my other campers and met interesting people from all walks of life and different parts of the world. All the staff should be praised highly for being so supportive and knowledgeable they were all fantastic and NuBeginnings is lucky to have people who are so passionate about helping people improve their lives. They can adapt to everyone’s needs and have a great way of making everyone feel comfortable, confident and back in control. I would absolutely recommend NuBeginnings to anyone, I cannot state strongly enough what a brilliant place it is and how much it will change you for the better, whatever your reasons are for attending. If you are reading this and still a bit unsure, you must go for it, you will be so glad you did the experience will only bring positivity into your life.
Entrepreneur from Devon
I was concerned about joining the NuBeginnings programme because I had done very little exercise for years. It was a big step to g... read more
I was concerned about joining the NuBeginnings programme because I had done very little exercise for years. It was a big step to go to boot camp – even a boutique one. When I arrived I was relieved to find Victoria really understood that it is not as simple as eating less and exercising more. She had done every diet I had done and with the same lack of success. My time at NuBeginnings was a revelation. I loved every minute of it – even the tough ones. The hikes were stunning, the beach was beautiful and the exercise programme was so varied I was never bored. I was pushed enough to get great results and yet I was never made to feel uncomfortable or self conscious. I loved it. I lost 9lbs in a week and more importantly I have lost 3 stone since leaving NuBeginnings and I have done it EASILY. It is weird that losing weight feels so effortless now because it had been a life long battle for me. I urge anyone who is unhappy about themselves or their weight to contact NuBeginnings and let them work their magic on you. I have never felt happier, healthier or more alive – thank you NuBeginnings.
Entrepreneur from Italy
My week at NuBeginnings was a real turning point for me. I left feeling fitter and healthier than I ever have before. Now that I h... read more
My week at NuBeginnings was a real turning point for me. I left feeling fitter and healthier than I ever have before. Now that I have returned home I am thrilled at how easy it is to stick to the programme. The hypnotherapy means that I am really motivated to exercise and look after myself. In fact I have signed up to run the marathon next year – now there’s proof that I have changed! I came to you because my suits were getting tight – now they’re far too big – I have had to buy new ones! I feel great thanks to NuBeginnings and I continue to do really well. I recommend NuBeginnings to anyone who is looking to change their life for the better.
From Potters Bar, Lost 7 lbs
After the most hectic week at work – how wonderful it was to arrive at the beautiful and relaxing surroundings of NuBeginnings !... read more
After the most hectic week at work – how wonderful it was to arrive at the beautiful and relaxing surroundings of NuBeginnings ! There was a lovely welcome and after a few preliminaries off to my sumptuous bedroom… I couldn’t wait to get started. I was feeling tired & stressed and apprehensive all at the same time. I had known for awhile that I needed to change my hectic lifestyle. I was overweight and lethargic and never feeling I had any time for myself. So taking a week out of my life was a really tough decision for me – I am so glad I decided to go for it. My Goal for the week was to find my energy and mojo again and this was going to be the week, this was My week ! The first morning after a lovely breakfast of homemade muesli we started off in the gym. How to use the machines correctly ! Go figure ! I had had it wrong all these years! So in hour one I was learning things , brilliant , my apprehension already disappearing. Then it was off for an exercise session outside up on the Torrs. WOW , how exhilarating was that & in such amazing surroundings and stunning views. Day one and I already felt amazing. The afternoon , after a wonderful lunch there was a massage (fabulous) and a Hypnotherapy session and by dinner I was already de-stressed and feeling relaxed. Or maybe it was exhaustion? Either way I felt I was in the right place and in capable hands. The following day we went off on a hike which was the bit I was looking forward to. The day was spectacular , blue sky , crisp underfoot and great company , and with the hiking guide striding out and keeping us going at a good pace we had a great day. You found out about yourself and what you are really capable of when given the right helping hand. Everyone at NuBeginnings helped and supported me. Best of all they are doing what’s right for you! Each day I was loving the fact that I could exercise more than I ever thought possible , I was feeling great . stronger and more energetic. There was more hikes to come , boxercising , dancing (I now have found a local Zumba class which will be my new thing) I even discovered that I could Jog ! Never in a million years did I ever think I could , however thanks to the NuBeginnings team I know how to now. The food was spectacular , from the Seafood dishes to the famous muffin , everything was great and at no time did I feel hungry. The 3 meals and snacks you get through the day means you never want for more and I have a learnt a great deal about how to eat , what to eat and most importantly that its ok to have treats. The whole philosophy is to eat sensibly and little and often , well it worked for me , I lost 7lbs in the one week ! What a great new start to my new healthy regime to lose that determined 1 stone I have set my weight loss target to be. For the first time in a long while I know this is achievable and at NuBeginnings they show you how to do it. What rounded off the whole experience for me was the support you receive and it really is a New Beginning when you leave, reluctantly on the Friday morning. The best thing about my week is that I have come away with so many ideas and I am totally motivated to succeed and reach my goal. For the first time in ages I actually truly believe I will. Everyone has their different reasons for going to NuBeginnings , my goal was to find my energy and mojo and I succeeded , thanks NuBeginnings!
NuBeginnings has changed my life! My first few weeks after NuBeginnings flew by and I was focused on continuing to exercise and ea... read more
NuBeginnings has changed my life! My first few weeks after NuBeginnings flew by and I was focused on continuing to exercise and eat small, healthy portions of food. Before long this became second nature however something inside me had clicked. I didn’t exercise if I didn’t fancy it, and I started doing fitness things that I enjoyed….spinning classes, rowing, my husband and I have bought bikes etc AND if I fancied some chocolate or champagne I had it! I am now a more balanced and happy person. My weight has stabilised somewhere within my BMI (I don’t know my weight as I have thrown away the scales..however last time I was at the Dr’s I had to be weighed and measured and all I asked the Dr was- am I healthy?) I threw away all my skinny clothes as well as all my fat clothes. NuBeginnings has shown me self-acceptance and how to live a healthy happy ‘all-inclusive’ lifestyle where food and exercise can be enjoyed. The experience also prompted me to research my deeper problems. NuBeginnings has made me more successful- I recently got promoted and had a £5000 pay increase because my personnel manager feels that I have matured into a more rounded, balanced person – woohoo. My marriage is better than ever, in fact my husband and I are having 8 weeks off to travel around America. (I would never have dreamed of doing this before NuBeginnings!) We are staying at Yosemite park for 7 days where we will Hike, Hike, Hike. So all in all Victoria, my life has changed in so many ways all down to 1 week spent at NuBeginnings where I had to face into myself and decide what I wanted from my life and I came out a happy, healthier person. Thank you so very much.
Marketing Manager from Newcastle
NuBeginnings changed my life in a way I would never have imagined! I went to NuBeginnings because I felt horrible about myself. I ... read more
NuBeginnings changed my life in a way I would never have imagined! I went to NuBeginnings because I felt horrible about myself. I hated the way I looked on pictures and in mirrors and I even cancelled nights out because I thought I looked hideous. NuBeginnings brought my confidence back in only one week! The exercises gave my body a good boost, the diet made me appreciate food again, and the hypnotherapy changed the way I felt about myself. All that and I lost 9lbs in a week. Two months later and I am now back to a size 10, I feel sexy every day, I cook lovely meals and I am still loosing weight! I still cannot believe it made such a difference and I only regret I did not do it earlier, because it really works! It was worth every penny, and if you can do it, then just go for it. You will not regret it.