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Gosainkund & Helambu – day 1

Trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Syabrubesi 1500m – Foprang Danda 3190 To the sacred Gosainkund lakes. :-) I’d just finished an 8-day trek of the Langtang valley, finishing in Syabrubesi. While enjoying my room in the the BIG city … Continue reading ?

Ran 2.5 miles just before dark

My wife and I went out in the late afternoon. The sun and clouds were in the sky when we left, but the sun went down while we were out. We had no problems seeing the path, though, because it was the dusk that occurs after the sun goes down and before it gets dark. Show More Summary

Went to rec hall

It was cold and likely to rain, so we went to the rec hall. My wife walked 2.5 miles, and I ran a mile and then rode the bike for 4 miles. My foot slipped off the pedal and scraped my leg. As I get older, my skin is more susceptible to injury, and there were three places were the skin was scraped. Show More Summary

I saw a Red Panda

About an hour down from Gopte 3439m, on the Helambu Trail in Nepal. :-) The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), also called lesser panda and red cat-bear, is a small arboreal mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and south-western China that … Continue reading ?

Short, Quick Workouts For Your Busiest Days

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Don't use a busy schedule as an excuse to let your healthy-living goals disappear. These workouts are perfect for busy holiday days, no matter what's on your to-do list. Whether you have two, five, 10, or 20 minutes, choose a quick workout...Show More Summary

You Know You’re a Hiker When….

I confess. It’s all true. You know you’re a hiker when… when you look at a bar of chocolate in the store and put it back because it doesn’t have enough calories. when you measure everything in your life in liters and grams. when you can accurately judge your mileage after walking all day. when your […]            

Not Making It to the Gym? Start Following This Instagram Star

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Stunning, stylish, and most importantly, strong, there are so many reasons we're loving Hannah Bronfman and her Instagram account these days. This NYC-based DJ turned beauty, style, and fitness guru has been flooding our feed with her gorgeous and inspiring photos. Show More Summary

Weight-Loss Advice From Real Women Like You

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whether you've just hopped on the train to weight loss or you've been riding the journey for some time, a little inspiration and helpful tips can make all the difference in keeping you on track. And who better to get advice from than...Show More Summary

50+ of Our Favorite Smoothie Recipes

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

A smoothie is a convenient meal or snack option anytime - just throw your ingredients in a blender, pour into a glass, and enjoy. Even better: the ingredient possibilities for shakes and smoothies are endless. We should know; we're always in the kitchen creating and re-creating our favorite healthy smoothie recipes. Show More Summary

Gooey and Nutty Apple Bars For Your Paleo Holiday

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

These amazing apple pecan bars bring together two classic Thanksgiving treats in one ooey-gooey dessert. If you have an array of dietary restrictions at your holiday table, you'll be glad to know these bars are fit for both vegan and Paleo eaters. Show More Summary

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow Show Off Her Dance Moves During a Tracy Anderson Class

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

It's no easy feat getting into a Tracy Anderson Method studio class. The coveted workouts are reserved exclusively for members, and membership comes at a price - upward of $500 per month to be exact. But for those willing and able to pay - celebs Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Hough, and Kirsten Dunst, for instance - the results look undeniable. Show More Summary

Hack Your Ice Cube Tray For Health

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

While ice cubes are often made in trays, think outside the box and put them to good use to help you stay healthier this holiday season. Here are some ways to use your ice cube trays as effective tools to prevent weight gain. Cookies: Anyone who's ever baked a homemade batch of cookies knows it's impossible to eat just one. Show More Summary

Secret Underground Meditation Sessions Are the New Brooklyn Yoga Raves

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Secret swanky meditation sessions are sweeping New York. Just when you thought Brooklyn’s early morning sober yoga rave dance party was the next big thing, secret underground meditation classes have come in to silently (and consciously!) yank the rug right out from under their prancing feet. Show More Summary

Behind the Line: Get to Know Rese Activewear

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Interview with Gail Reisman, Owner/Designer Behind the Line is an editorial series that features the best yoga fashion brands in the mix. What makes this story unique is the intimate and casual portrayal of the homies behind your favorite lines. … The post Behind the Line: Get to Know Rese Activewear appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Enlightened Teens | Jaden & Willow Smith Get Spiritual (Interview)

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Jaden and Willow Smith may just be the most enlightened teenagers in Hollywood. The introspective teens spoke to the New York Times T Magazine on prana, time, emotion, metaphysics and why sometimes school can be overrated. via the New York Times … The post Enlightened Teens | Jaden & Willow Smith Get Spiritual (Interview) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Gentleness and Time

I saw this quote today and it shocked me at how BAD I am at this: It reads: When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. Saint Francis de Sales Whenever things have gotten harder in my weight loss journey, I have attacked things [...]

Everybody Here Is A Friend of Mine

Usually when I have a migraine, I hide in a dark room, hoping to sleep it off, but last month, we were traveling to see family and I couldn’t hide. I took my two naproxen sodium pills and the pain lulled to a dull thud. Mike was going to drive and we stopped to get [...]

Contraints of the Space-Time Continuum

Just yesterday, I was talking about how I need to live in The Here and Now. Then this gorgeous quote from Hank Green shows up in my feed. It reads: I live in the present due to the constraints of the Space-Time Continuum. It’s true. We MUST live in the present. We can’t do anything [...]

The Here and Now

I saw this quote today and it helped me be happier with living in the now. It reads: The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it’s all we’ll need. Ann Richards I have a hard time living in the now. I am always thinking about the future or [...]

Fail Thrice

I saw this quote and it made me feel better about my weight loss failures. It reads: Three failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice. Minna Thomas Antrim I’ve been really beating myself up lately about the fact that it took me TEN years to get my butt to [...]

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