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It’s been a long time since anyone posted here. I’ve enjoyed a streak of unparalleled proportions – running 20 miles per week for three months. The cool weather and a commitment to do it were responsible. The streak was broken the first weekend of April when I had to go to New Orleans for a [...]

Pinnacle Rock, South Africa

3 hours agoFitness / Hiking : BestHike.com

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles The first stop for most tourists touring Blyde River Canyon is closest to Graskop — Pinnacle Rock. Cost to park is $1. Ask for a receipt or the gate keeper may pocket your … Continue reading...

This Outdoor Workout Is the Key to Sexy Legs and Abs

6 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whether you're a runner or a fixture at the gym, this creative outdoor workout will make you better at what you do, all while looking stunning while doing it. "I call this workout the AHA workout - abs, hips, and ass," says Jennifer Pattee, owner of Basic Training (and our fitness model!). Show More Summary

Hiker’s Holiday Week at Mohonk Mountain House

My wife and I are taking a short holiday in May to visit Mohonk Mountain House, a 145 year old historic hotel and spa located in the “Gunks”, 90 miles north of New York City. We’re headed to Mohonk’s annual Hiker’s Holiday program, a five day gathering of hiking enthusiasts who come to walk the trails and carriage […]            

How to Get Great Sleep the Night Before Your Marathon

11 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Prerace jitters are common for everyone, even marathon pros. After all, those months of training have finally paid off, and your big day is finally here, so it's understandable if you find it hard to get a full night's rest. But since...Show More Summary

Yoga Clothes: Who Wears The Pants?

12 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Yoga is a $27 billion dollar per year industry. Almost half of that goes to yoga apparel – $13 billion every year, and the numbers are only rising. While approximately 80% of all yoga practitioners are women, the over 4 … The post Yoga Clothes: Who Wears The Pants? appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Finding Inspiration: What Inspires You?

12 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Inspiration is what moves us. It’s what drives us to be better versions of ourselves and it feeds our passions. What’s most amazing about inspiration is that is can be found just about anywhere, and for every person, the inspiration … The post Finding Inspiration: What Inspires You? appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Watch | Divine Harmony: Weekly Cosmic Insight April 14 – 20, 2014

14 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

This week there are major opportunities for breakthroughs in communication, information, ideas and visions of what is possible. Beware of communication breakdowns, especially if you are focused on being right and having “it all figured out”. Look at how you … The post Watch | Divine Harmony: Weekly Cosmic Insight April 14 – 20, 2014 appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Beat Pesky Bloat With 14 Low-Sodium Recipes

14 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

For celebrity trainers Chris and Heidi Powell, the answer to beating belly bloat in time for Summer is simple: you've got to cut back on salt. Heidi called sodium a "magnet for water," since overconsumption can cause you to retain fluid, which can leave you feeling bloated. Show More Summary

Weekend on the move

16 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Jill Outside

After several years of self-experimentation, if one were to ask me what I believe to be the best training for maximizing endurance, my answer would be back-to-back-(etc.) long days on the move, with little time for recovery in between. Show More Summary

Breaking Through the Mental Barriers of Running

17 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The following post was written by Megan Biller, who blogs at Megan Biller and is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. When it comes to running, many of us can just lace up our shoes and hit the road. The distance doesn't matter. The speed doesn't matter. Show More Summary

52 Peak Party: Are You Going?

That’s a hard question to answer if you haven’t heard of the 52 Peak Club. Members of the 52 Peak Club, range in age from 18 to 75, climb he best 52 Peaks around Las Vegas. Each time they stand at the peak they earn a card.  The goal...Show More Summary

The Gluten Free Travel Guide

With summer quickly approaching (yay!) that means vacations and traveling are right around the corner. If you are dreading trying to find gluten free food, never fear! Here are 8 tips for you to set your mind at ease while on the road and eating real food gluten free lifestyle. #1) Use technology Yelp is […]

Meet the Girl Who Got Michael Phelps Into Swimming

18 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, retire in style at the 2012 Summer Olympics - and then announce this month that he's coming out of retirement - but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming?...Show More Summary

Have Your Cake and Sip It Too: High-Protein Carrot Cake Smoothie

18 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Save calories without having to turn on your oven with this smoothie reminiscent of all the warm, spicy flavors of luscious, moist, and creamy carrot cake. Forget the empty calories, saturated fat, and sugar. This smoothie is under 300...Show More Summary

Juice Cleanses: Detoxify or Big Lie?

20 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Uh oh. Before you drop another month’s rent on a juice cleanse, you might want to watch this video. Juice cleanses are all the rage lately especially with the wellness/yoga lot, and it being spring and all, everyone wants to purge their toxins by stopping eating all together and consuming only liquified produce. Show More Summary

Does Sex Really Count as Working Out?

23 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Can you skip the gym after a romp in the hay? - HuffPost Healthy Living Side leg lifts and 4 more moves you're probably doing wrong - Women's Health Waistline-friendly Passover recipes - Self Zesty avocado lemon mash is the perfect afternoon...Show More Summary

Putting my Purple Ankle to Work

Even though I badly sprained my ankle on Thursday, there was stuff I needed to get done this weekend. Here's what we did: On Friday, Henry and I got a load of dirt from the compost site: This was taken from my perspective - he was about...Show More Summary

day hiking the Fanie Botha

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles I would have loved to trek famed multi-day Fanie Botha Trail in South Africa. But the best I could do was to day hike sections: • Lone Creek Falls • Bridal Veil Falls … Continue reading ?

I bow to the Jewel in the Lotus: Om Mani Padme Hum

The Lotus Flower grows in still water. It is said that the mind, like the Lotus, will only come to full bloom within stillness.  In our desire to be good students, many of us increase the challenge and pace of … The post I bow to the Jewel in the Lotus: Om Mani Padme Hum appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

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