Banish bra fat and tone your upper back with the lying overhead reach. It's one of our favorite moves for this hard-to-tone trouble zone. And to make the exercise more fun, we've turned it into a 60-second challenge. We want to know how many reps you can do - safely and effectively! - in one minute. Show More Summary
The start of any new fitness regimen can be full of many unknowns, like how much you should be exercising and how to do basic strength-training moves. One more important aspect of your new exercise routine you shouldn't ignore? Finding...Show More Summary
An Annual Ritual It’s a strange attitude but events that happen on a set date every year make me feel that I’m getting older quicker. I resent them, traditions of friends meeting at a certain pub the day before Easter, the habit of a couple of days in Wales come the last weekend of May, [...]
Doesn't it sound nice to have your own yoga room? Well, with a little creativity you can make an inviting place for your practice in your very own home without taking out a second mortgage. Designing a yoga room on a budget is all about making the best use of the space you already have. If you're one step ahead and want to show us your yoga room, we'd love to see it.
Seven minutes for a workout - who doesn't have time for that? That's why we've been loving this quick circuit workout from the American College of Sports Medicine, which burns major calories in a short amount of time. Keeping the intensity...Show More Summary
Paleo dieters craving a big bowl of stir-fry will find delicious comfort in this fresh, bright, and satisfying cauliflower "rice" recipe. Beyond being a Paleo-friendly offering, this grain-free stir-fry has zero cholesterol, is low in sodium, and offers your entire daily recommended intake of vitamin A and vitamin C in just one meal. Show More Summary
Sure, infographics tend to simplify things, that’s part of their appeal. We like this one about meditation and education because we keep reading and hearing about how meditation and yoga have helped kids do better in school, and in life. This just illustrates that! Click to enlarge. Infographic: Maili Holiman via [...]Show More Summary
A bed isn't just for catching zzzs; think of this elevated, soft structure as another piece of fitness equipment you can use before or after hitting the hay in your own home, at your in-law's house when out for a weekend visit, or at the hotel while on your Summer vacation. Show More Summary
Standing tall in a bikini will boost your confidence at the beach, and a strong upper back is essential for improving your posture. The lying overhead reach is the perfect move for strengthening your back and toning the bra bulge. Watch this video to learn how to safely and effectivley perform this exercise.
Everyone deserves the occasional indulgence, but before you dig in there are a handful of foods you should steer clear of to avoid damaging effects on your body, skin, and waistline: Frosting: That store-bought frosting from a tub might taste …
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
Last Saturday, 300 brave warriors stood together at the foothills of Rancho San Rafael Park near Reno, NV, shaking off the high desert morning chill. All eyes were on Peavine Peak, stretching 4,500' vertical into the clear blue sky, and the snake of trail leading to the top that would begin our journey. Show More Summary
Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of summer and we can’t wait for longer days, warmer nights, barbeques and bonfires. But one of our favorite parts about summer? All of the killer music and yoga festivals that go down …
A bottled Frappuccino is tasty, but at 200 calories and 31 grams of sugar, it's not the best option for a caffeine fix. Enter Coco Cafe. This bottled coffee beverage is made with hydrating coconut water, so not only does it bring down sugar and calorie counts, but it also contains more potassium than a banana! Keep watching to hear what we think of its latest flavor offerings!
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There's nothing like biting into a homemade cookie right out of the oven, but all the butter, eggs, and cream add fat, cholesterol, and calories to your diet. If you can omit those ingredients and make your recipes vegan, you'll be doing your heart and your waistline a favor. Show More Summary
Adapt and adjust quickly. The rapid rate of change in our economy has made chaos a defining construct of business + life. Embracing adaptability and the openness to learning from anywhere are proving to be two key ingredients to thriving best in this …
Watch this video by our friend Julieanna Hever as she shares some truth about sugar. Photo credit: Dyanna Hyde
Losing someone close to your heart has got to be one of the hardest things we go through. Zach Sobiech is a 17 year old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach …
Curious if your foodie habits are hindering your workout results? Our friends at Health share five common missteps and how you can make healthy changes. By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Whether you earn your living working up a sweat, or squeeze...Show More Summary