National Institute of Health and Fitness Launches Fitness Program in Midway, UT

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Zermatt and Homestead Resorts in Midway, UT provide idyllic setting for weight loss, health and nutrition program.

Marc Sorenson's research and intense understanding of some of the most prevalent diseases effecting men and women have driven the education series at NIHF.

Without a doubt, the Sorenson's have the most medically sound program of any spa. I highly endorse it. -Michael Klaper, M.D.

MIDWAY, UTAH – Aug. 7, 2012 – The National Institute of Health & Fitness (NIHF) recently launched an ongoing fitness program at the Zermatt and Homestead Resorts designed to help participants lose weight, get fit and reclaim their life. Led by Dr. Marc Sorenson, his wife Vicki and a team of health professionals, guests in the program achieve their goals through a focus on exercise, nutrition and education.

Introductory weekly rates begin at $999 and include the full NIHF program, all meals, lodging and access to full resort activities and amenities. Most participants experience a weight loss of four to nine pounds per week and see health benefits such as reduced blood pressure, increased lung capacity, better flexibility and the ability to stop taking diabetes medications.

The new program is a no-nonsense approach to weight loss, fitness and health. Guests are educated on how to achieve and sustain a fit and healthy lifestyle while focusing on three key areas: exercise, nutrition and education.

  •     Exercise – The program offers hiking, walking and group classes such as yoga, zumba, Pilates, body contouring and aqua exercise. Additional optional activities include tennis, swimming, weight training, use of cardio equipment, golf, and scuba diving. Each guest completes a fitness evaluation and cardiovascular test so that a program can be tailored to fit the participant’s needs.
  •     Nutrition – Participants receive three vegan-based meals (with option of occasional protein) per day with availability of more food if hungry. Meals are high carbohydrate, low protein, and low fat. Healthful cooking classes are provided to encourage participants how to live a healthier lifestyle at home.
  •     Education – Regularly scheduled classes on weight control, nutrition, cancer, diabetes, heart health and fitness are an important part of the program. Classes are conducted by Dr. Sorenson as well as guest speakers.

The Sorensons founded the National Institute of Fitness at Utah’s Red Mountain Resort in the 1990’s which evolved into the model for successful health and fitness programs. Dr. Sorenson is the author of several books and a regular speaker at various health conferences around the world.

For more information about the NIHF program, visit or call 888-798-6443. Or follow this link to see NIHF founder Vicki Sorenson's guest appearance on KUTV Channel 2 news.

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Located at the Zermatt and Homestead Resorts in Midway, Utah. Marc and Vicki Sorenson are praised for their success in educating guests on methods to lose weight, and to prevent such maladies as cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, chronic pain, and arthritis, the Sorensons offer a time-tested, safe and effective approach. They are known for sharing their philosophy of health and fitness throughout the world with a compassionate and nurturing manner.

The Sorensons have been recognized internationally and domestically by ISPA, SHAPE, Elle, Mademoiselle, Chicago Sun, NY Times, LA Times and more. Praised as one of the country's most influential health teams, the Sorensons now reside at Zermatt Resort & Spa and Homestead Resort.

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