Ranch at Live Oak: Malibu

Discover Yourself…at the Ranch at Live Oak

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STOP. Think about the last thing you ate or the last time you exercised. Is it time for a health and fitness overhaul? It was for me. After a busy summer in which mindfulness went out the window, I needed to recharge – to be reminded of Wellness with a capital W.

So it was the Ranch at Live Oak Malibu to the rescue. Along with six other women, I just completed R4.0, a rigorous 4-day program of total wellness/fitness immersion. Was it easy? No. Gratifying? YES.

We were all there for our own reasons, but bonded over the shared experience. I made new friends and came away feeling refreshed, energized about healthy eating habits, and full of positive energy.

Honestly, it wasn’t easy; those long, 8-12 mile, strenuous hikes in the hot Santa Monica Mountains were a workout for the mind, body, and spirit. I consider myself a fairly healthy and fit person, but I was pushed outside my comfort zone – in a very rewarding way. The recommended 30-day pre arrival regime, which I followed, eased me into Ranch life and made the total-body detox not such a shock to the system.

And at the end of each day, we enjoyed amazing meals with ingredients picked fresh from the Ranch’s own organic garden. It was Malibu, after all.

Caroline Travels the World…And So Can You.

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