Cruises

A sea journey on which you don't gain weight? Bring it on — and these do

A sea journey on which you don't gain weight? Bring it on — and these do

Some people dread cruises the way they dread the holidays. They assume they're going to gain 8 pounds by the time it’s over.

It can be a challenge to resist the bountiful buffets, rich desserts and rum drinks with tiny umbrellas. But some people, such as Dawn Tracey of Los Angeles, embark on a cruise to stay in shape.

Tracey spent a week sailing in the Mediterranean two years ago on a yoga-fitness cruise that she loved so much that she did it again last summer and plans to set sail again this year.

"I'd heard most cruises were giant buffets, and I didn't want that," she said.

Tracey was on a Sun Fun...

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