Travel Trend: Cruises Expanding Their Fitness, Wellness Programs

Your exercise regimen can stay in ship-shape as you cruise the seas, rivers.

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Between all-you-can-eat buffets, free-flowing cocktails and endless time spent lounging by the pool, cruises may seem more like a vacation from your health than a healthy vacation. But if you’d rather avoid the two-entrées-per-meal stereotype, you can take advantage of new fitness and wellness programs that more cruises are building into their onboard programs and onshore excursions.

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Miriam Cross
Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Miriam lived in Toronto, Canada, before joining Kiplinger's Personal Finance in November 2012. Prior to that, she freelanced as a fact-checker for several Canadian publications, including Reader's Digest Canada, Style at Home and Air Canada's enRoute. She received a BA from the University of Toronto with a major in English literature and completed a certificate in Magazine and Web Publishing at Ryerson University.