I’m getting a little tired of the “Strong is the New Skinny” meme (see the Facebook group, and this article), or at least the way it’s coming across. Focusing on strength over skinniness is an improvement of sorts, but one inevitably...Show More Summary
High in vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber, red bell peppers make a perfect accompaniment to protein-rich lentils in this low-calorie recipe. Even better news? You'll be surprised at how large an under-250-calorie portion of this cheesy red pepper and lentil bake really is. Show More Summary
Today’s the day. Civil rights case pitting Sedlock v. Baird, parents v. school, religion v. yoga, goes on trial today in Encinitas, CA. The Sedlocks, parents of a child in the Encinitas Union School District (EUSD) who have evangelical Christian roots and support, claim that free twice-weekly 30-minute yoga classes threaten religious freedom and, [...]Show More Summary
Memorial Day is almost here, and that means camping, grilling, and backyard parties. While classic barbecue sides like potato salad and macaroni and cheese are big favorites, they don’t always work for those following a vegan diet. If you’re planning …
I saw this awesome quote on Funeral for My Fat they other day and it made me feel so good. It reads: “Whenever you feel sad just remember that there are billions of cells in your body and all they care about is you.” This quote is attributed to Will Ferrell, but it doesn’t look [...]
It’s almost Return of the Jedi‘s 30th birthday (May 25!) which means we’re all old and Yoda is really old. Just kidding, we’ve got the Force on our side, should we choose to accept it, or something. (Different movie franchise?) As the third film in the original Star Wars trilogy [...]Show More Summary
Pescadero Coast Are you tired of seeing yet another tropical yoga vacation retreat postcard hanging outside the door of your local yoga studio? You know the one—there’s the beautiful woman doing ‘yoga-on-the-beach-wearing-sunglasses-under-a-palm-tree-drinking-a-pina-colada,’ and you’re like, “Will I ever afford a …
Why run boring laps around a park when you could run while being chased by zombies? More » Gym Classy Lady: I Hated Running … Until I Did It While Being Chased By Zombies is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..
Give your abs a makeover in just two weeks - Fitness Magazine 7 ways to avoid harmful chemicals in your home - Yoga Journal Got 20 Minutes? Video how-to of grilled zucchini with caprese salsa - Cooking Light 10 things every smoothie-lover...Show More Summary
While the concept of burning fat might feel elusive, reaching your goals might be easier than you think. Boosting your metabolism plays an essential role in the process, and these techniques are all specifically linked to burning fat. Show More Summary
Devon posted an album of photos taken by his Mom from the Gear West Duathlon this past weekend. Here's the story he tells, along with his captions. He's pretty witty. His album has the caption: "Epic Relay Challenge between the noble Gold Gopher Guys and the notorious Team Itchy & Scratchy. Show More Summary
If your wedding day is around the corner, it's time to employ a few healthy tips so you meet your big celebration looking and feeling your absolute best. From ways to debloat to tricks to quash stress, read on for our favorite last-minute healthy tips to start two weeks before your wedding day. View Slideshow ›
My hiking transportation of choice. Ordered a second pair from Amazon. $130 with free delivery. Durability is terrific. I wish they had wider sizing than 2E. (“wide”)
Planning a healthy Summer getaway? Consider one of these yoga festivals that aim to bring like-minded yogis together through music and yoga flow. Each of these festivals offers an experience that will leave you rested, refreshed, and heading back to the "real" world with a positive attitude. Show More Summary
No trees for that hammock? No problem. This is irony: I’m a hammock camping fanatic, surrounded by the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine forest in North America, yet I moved into a neighborhood devoid of trees. My entire 2-acre lot is barren, and while I’ve planted a few trees, it will be years before I’ll be able to [...]
Have you ever have one of those moments on your yoga mat when you just feel so darned good...your body opens, you feel firmly grounded in a posture, your alignment totally supports your body making you feel like you could...
“Follow your dreams” “Pursue your passions” These are phrases that are tossed around lightly. However, for me, it’s not just a dream or a passion, but a calling. But rest assured that following your dreams and pursuing your passions takes guts. Sleepless nights. And not much food. I’ve been a life-long entrepreneur. I’ve also had a [...]
Lily Aldridge loves food, but since her career involves modeling the latest designs from Victoria's Secret, she's made fitness a regular part of her life. Watch our video of our recent interview with her to learn Lily's favorite foodie indulgence, the workout she says changed her body, and how she stays bikini-ready.
“What is Yoga?” Or how about, “What is religion?” These are the questions waiting to be answered at the trial of the yogallennium where parents are suing their children’s school over free yoga classes claiming it is unconstitutional religious indoctrination. Oh, the growing pains of society. Opening remarks on Monday came [...]Show More Summary