Moist, succulent turkey. Fluffy mashed potatoes dripping with butter. Creamy green bean casserole topped with crunchy, salty onion rings. The food on that plate next to yours looks appetizing, doesn’t it? Too bad you’re on a diet. Read more »
Barre, a workout trend grounded in the basics of ballet but with a unique blend of pilates, dance, yoga and functional training, is a fitness craze that has taken the nation by storm. Read more »
True fact: once you become “in shape,” it takes all of two weeks of inactivity to begin getting “out of shape.” Two weeks. That’s it. TWO. Read more »
It seems to be basic human nature to take everything outdoors in the summer. Answer us this: Why dine at the kitchen table when you could have a barbecue out in the sunshine? Who hits the treadmill when they could take a breezy sunset jog? It’s simple – when the weather’s nice, we want to be out in it, absorbing all that wellness-inducing vitamin D. Read more »
There are certain bragging rights that come with riding my beat-up used bike as I slalom between the trucks and taxis in New York City. Last July, however, I decided to exchange the exhaust of Manhattan’s avenues for the pristine air of the Rockies and my $200 Taiwanese ten-speed for a state-of-the-art Orbea road bike as I put my vacation in the hands of the “adventure concierges” at Aspen’s Little Nell. Read more »
If the recent warm weather is not enough to alert your senses, then let me inform you. Winter is on its wane and spring is on its way, waiting in the lurches, ready to…well, spring. Read more »
If you lined up the oldest living adults, the world’s centenarians, and asked them their secret to long life, what would they say? Probably what every health professional says: Eat well, exercise and live right. Simple.
It’s hard to imagine life without pickles — those crunchy delights straight out of the jar, the tangy, sweet surprises tucked into a burger, or the sliced spears served fresh, ready for the tasting on the side of your plate. Read more »
5 Natural, Low Sugar Sodas To Try This Summer
It’s one of the biggest dietary don’ts: If you’re looking to trim up as the weather heats up, then you can’t drink your favorite carbonated beverage anymore. We say such rules are made for breaking, though. Read more »
A Best Seller Touts the Weight Loss Power of Grapefruit Juice and Caffeine
Should Starbucks sell grapefruit juice? If you’ve read Tim Ferriss’ New York Times Best Seller “The 4-Hour BODY” you might recall his mention of grapefruit juice and its effect on caffeine. While Ferriss himself is not generally in favor of much fruit or fruit juice in his diet, he does mention the benefit (or detractor, depending on your viewpoint) of a certain flavanoid found in grapefruits which extends the fat burning properties of caffeine.
It all started, as things usually do, when a god got persnickety. Read more »
Admittedly, there’s not a whole lot to the TRX exercise tool. Just a strap. A few attachments. And really, to get the legendary body of a Navy SEAL, it’s all you need.
Have you ever wondered why it might be good to eat foods according to the season? You probably notice how there are certain fruits and vegetables available in the fall (apples, pears, squash) versus what is seen in the spring/summer (melons, papaya, asparagus). You most likely gravitate to buying and eating these foods because they are plentiful, they are what is grown regionally and can only be gotten in surplus at that time. Do you think it may also be what the body craves? Read more »
For many, Miami is simply synonymous with the party scene. The very idea of a getaway to this fabled city conjures up images of a Kardashian takeover, a young Will Smith rapping to bikini-clad models on sandy shores, and raucous nights at the Fontainebleau’s ever-hyped LIV. Read more »
Training for major league ballplayers no longer just means amphetamines before the game, whiskey after. Read more »
The reasons to go on a wellness retreat are varied and many, but in case you need a refresher, consider these facts: Read more »