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The Beauty of Costa Rica

Every year we run our program in the South Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is a magical place with incredibly powerful nature and with so many special places to explore. This season, we have 3 weeks available; September 23 – 29, September 30 – October 6, November 4 – 10, with a few spots left [...]

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Bananas – natures gatorade!

There is often a lot of talk about the use of sports drinks during exercise, but in most cases fruit such as bananas can be a cheaper, healither more effective option. A recent study looked at how effective bananas were at sustaining cyclists during a period of 3 hour intense exercise compared to a sports drink [...]

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Your pace is perfect

I was inspired to write this post by a conversation I had with Alex Benasuli, who is currently with us on the island teaching yoga, when he last visited The Island Experience. We were talking about what he discovered the first time he came to the program – the value of learning how to find [...]

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Rice and beans baby!!

One of the best things about Brazil is discovering just how amazing rice and beans can taste. This Brazilian classic is a firm favorite with our guests and for good reason. Not only does it taste delicious (especially with Adriana’s mango salsa on the side) the combination of rice and beans provides a complete source [...]

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Maximizing nutrition – are you getting the most of your salad?

At the TIEX we are always interested in ways to maximise nutrition from food and are passionate about using whole foods in their natural state. Sometimes low fat products may seem like healthy options but we believe in using unprocessed foods. A recent study highlighted the importance of having the right kind of oils in your salad [...]

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