Customize Your Stay

Weight Loss & Wellness Packages

You're going to love the way your body feels.

Your core Pritikin stay includes extensive wellness-prevention education and physician services, but some guests wish to enhance their stay with additional education and services. These optional services let you focus on specific issues while getting the maximum benefit of the Pritikin Program.

Optimal Weight Loss Package

Best For Guests Whose Focus is Weight Loss

Want ultra-personal attention and tools for losing weight? If so, this Pritikin Optimal Weight-Loss Package is for you. You’ll take full advantage of our renowned faculty of weight-loss experts. Get ready to transformyour life! You’re going to love the results.

This Package Includes

DEXA Body Composition Scan

More important than what you weigh is what your body is made of, particularly your amount of muscle mass and fat tissue. Put simply, you’re much healthier (and better-looking) if you’re 220 pounds with a high percentage of muscle tissue than 220 pounds with little muscle. Our Body Comp Scan calculates your percentage of lean muscle and body fat. The results are often very motivating. Regardless of what the bathroom scale says, you’re getting results that you can see and feel. They also serve as a baseline for future reference.

Personal Exercise Training

Your individual coaching with a Pritikin exercise physiologist will put you on the best path for burning fat and reaching your weight-loss goals.

Personal Lifestyle Coaching

Lifestyle coaching at Pritikin has proven effective in helping people evaluate emotional and environmental triggers that lead to unhealthy eating. Your consult will help you take charge of your feelings and your food.

Personal Nutrition Consultation

Creating a customized eating plan with a Pritikin registered dietitian is beneficial for guests with weight-loss goals. A one-on-one consult can zero in on those areas of real-world eating that challenge you most. Sometimes, just a few simple changes can make all the difference.

Private Cooking Class

You know what foods you love! In your personal cooking class, “confess” to our chef and, together, you and he will transform your delights into delightfully healthy cooking. You’ll bring home a whole new repertoire!

Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test

This study evaluates the capacity of the body to metabolize foods (burn calories) and assists in identifying possible alterations in lifestyle that can promote weight loss.

Wellness & Prevention Package

Best For Guests Who Are Interested in Disease Prevention and Total Wellness

Lay the foundation for a lifetime of good health and disease prevention. With this Wellness + Prevention Package, you’ll be enhancing your stay at Pritikin with insightful tests and tools that will inspire you, like never before, to live well

This Package Includes

Biomechanical + Musculoskeletal Evaluation (BME)

Our BME can greatly help in establishing an exercise program for you that is sustainable and safe. It begins with a 90-minute evaluation of your posture, alignment, gait, muscle strength, range of motion, flexibility, and any pain or discomfort you feel in your daily activities. You will then receive personalized instructions based on your unique needs. You will also receive a 1-hour private exercise session focused on your biomechanical and musculoskeletal profile. The end result is a home exercise plan designed for lifelong success.

DEXA Body Composition Scan

Our Body Comp Scan will calculate your percentage of lean muscle and body fat in multiple areas of your body. Gaining muscle and losing body fat can greatly enhance your weight control efforts because the more lean muscle you have, the more calories you burn. More muscle mass also means you look better – leaner, more toned.

DEXA Bone Density Test

Osteoporosis (bone loss) can lead to fractures and significant bone deformity. Unfortunately, many people don’t know they’re at risk until they suffer a fracture and all its debilitating consequences. The good news is that bone loss can be assessed simply and painlessly with DEXA Bone Density Testing, the most advanced assessment of bone strength.

Personal Lifestyle Coaching

A private one-on-one session with our Behavioral Therapist to create your own customized lifestyle-change plan and how to implement it.

Personal Nutrition Consultation

We all have personal likes and dislikes when it comes to food. Your private consultation with a Pritikin registered dietitian will help you tailor the Pritikin Eating Plan to your own lifestyle and food preferences. You’ll be amazed at all the tasty possibilities!

Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test

Having trouble controlling your weight? Several factors may be involved, including your resting metabolic rate, or RMR, which is the number of calories your body naturally burns every day at rest. As we get older, gain body fat, and lose muscle, our RMRs tend to decrease. Knowing your RMR is valuable because it will help you understand the optimal type of physical activity you need for shedding fat and building muscle, and boosting your RMR.

Executive Health + Wellness Package

Best For Guests Looking to Take Their Annual Checkup to the Next Level

This package is available as a 2-night retreat or may be added on to your core Pritikin Program.

Our Executive Health Physical not only identifies issues, it provides solutions that get results. Our comprehensive program of physician consultations, testing and more will evaluate where you’re currently standing health-wise, where you should be, and how to get there. You’ll leave Pritikinvarmed with the tools you need to get- and stay- in tip top shape.

This Package Includes

Exercise Tolerance Test

Under physician supervision, you will receive a cardiac and fitness evaluation performed with both resting and exercise EKGs which will give your physician and exercise team important information for creating your personal exercise prescription.

Comprehensive Diagnostic Laboratory Testing

These tests will provide Pritikin’s team of experts with an excellent overview of where you are health-wise and ensure that they are able to provide you with the best advice and recommendations possible.

Personal Nutrition Consultation

This consult will help you prioritize your key dietary goals for optimal heart health. It will also pinpoint any personal areas of challenge, from restaurants to cooking, and provide smart, simple solutions.

Personal Exercise Consultation

This consult will help you achieve the best returns from each workout. The focus is cardiovascular fitness, helping your heart become the strongest and healthiest it can be.

Personal Lifestyle Coaching

Lifestyle coaching at Pritikin has proven effective in helping people evaluate emotional and environmental triggers that can lead to unhealthy eating. Your consult will help you take charge of your feelings and your food.

DEXA Body Composition Scan

A scan that measures your percentage of lean muscle and body fat, and helps your Pritikin team set goals to enhance heart health as well as a leaner, fitter body.

Two Personal Physician Consultation Sessions

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Carotid Ultrasound

This exam images the major arteries supplying blood to the brain and identifies at a highly sensitive location any development of plaque formation.

Intimal-Medial Thickness Test

This test measures the wall of the carotid arteries, correlating with the effects of hypertension or the earliest identification of the atherosclerotic process. It may be used as a predictor of the development of this disorder in the remainder of the body’s arterial circulation, including the coronary arteries of the heart.

Private Mind-Body Personal Training Session

The ability to channel a sense of calm will help you reduce stress, which can wreak havoc on your health. Choose from a 60 minute one-one-one session of yoga, meditation, or breathing exercises.

30 Minute Remote Physician Consultation

A 30 minute remote follow up session with your Pritikin physician after you have returned home.