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Simien Traverse, Ethiopia

3 months agoFitness / Hiking :

I’m hoping to do the famed Simien Traverse in November. It’s the best hike in Ethiopia, one of the best in the world. Click PLAY or watch a some highlights from a 2014 trek on YouTube. It looks spectacular. Scenery … Continue readin...

Fansipan, Vietnam – not recommended

3 months agoFitness / Hiking :

World ? Asia ? Vietnam ? Fansipan No longer one of the best hikes in the world Fansipan  Vietnamese: Phan Xi P?ng “the Roof of Indochina” A cable car will open September 2015 or sooner, degrading the hiking experience. The Sapa … Continue reading ?

Why These Nine Famous Thinkers Walked So Much

A couple weeks back, I wrote about how integral walking is to being human. And over the years I’ve written about the health benefits of walking, how and why you should walk barefoot, and even a definitive guide on the subject. In other words, I’m a huge proponent of walking and I think just about […]

ADHD Awareness Month Road Trip

Sometimes I feel like I don’t have to explain ADHD at all. Just watch me live my life, and you’ll pretty much have it. I don’t mean “have it” as in have it. ADHD, thank goodness, is not contagious (as far as we know, but to watch some people’s reactions when I tell them I’ve […]

52 Peak Club: Our 82nd Hiker to Becomes a 53er

Vincent Ong Dapper became a 53er on Oct. 12, 2014. To become a 53er a hiker must climb all 52 Peaks. There is no time limit on how long hikers have to achieve this goal. The peaks are in Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston Area, and Lake Mead Area. Show More Summary

2014 100 Miles of Nowhere: Winners of the Alpine, UT Men and Women’s Divisions

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : Fat Cyclist

A Note from Fatty: Did you want to do the 100 Miles of Nowhere…but found that you missed the registration? And now you’re finding that the jerseys are maybe the coolest-looking things you’ve ever seen? And you happen to wear a size Large in Men’s? Well, Felix Cohen actually ordered three Hundred Miles of Nowhere kits [...]

INTERESTING STUFF – 11 October 2014

4 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

DR. ENGLEMAN'S QUIRKY TIPS FOR LONGEVITY Dr. Ephraim Engleman, age 103, is a practicing arthritis specialist in San Francisco. He recently gave an interview to the Senior Planet website. Here are a couple of excerpts: What does aging with attitude...

I’m Beautiful, But Hire Me Anyway

4 months agoHealth : Healthland

Employers often discriminate against attractive women. Here's why—and what the women themselves can do about it

When a professional wrestler is your yoga teacher

4 months agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Poses are "positions" and om is replaced with "bang!" in Diamond Dallas Page's DDP Yoga, created for guys like him.

Yeti thru hikes Patagonia

4 months agoFitness / Hiking :

Yeti just finished a long walk of the Patagonian Andes. 2813km. His trip report is the most succinct I’ve ever seen: Perfect Painful Relaxing Forward Dusty … Fording in the rain … Pain Rest and heal … Respect the mountains … Continue reading ?

USCA 2014: Federal HIV Programs in Spotlight

Federal HIV programs were in the spotlight at the 2014 U.S. Conference on AIDS as Mr. Douglas Brooks, Director of the White House Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, led a plenary session featuring representatives of a diverse array of HIV activities from across the federal government. ONAP Priorities Mr. Brooks opened the session with video greetings...

25 Halloween-Inspired Baby Names for Girls

Post by Judy Dutton. If you're trying to figure out some great names for a baby girl, you can go the usual nicey-nice route of looking to flowers and birds for inspiration... but if you want a name with a bit more edge and originality,...Show More Summary

Inside the ridiculously gorgeous Ballerina Project

4 months agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Dane Shitagi documents professional ballerinas on the streets or the subways of New York City—to gorgeous, super-popular effect.

From the Life With MS Inbox: My Jump for MS

Every once in a while, something comes to my Life With MS inbox that sparks something inside of me and I have to share. We’ve had interesting products that can help people with MS come across our screen, a groundbreaking film about being diagnosed with MS, and books about MS and other disabilities. In August, a message came into our Life With [...]

From the Desk of the Secretary: The Affordable Care Act Is Working

On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to talk about the Affordable Care Act  at the Brookings Institution. When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, it’s our belief that the three most important measures are affordability, access, and quality – and that when you consider the law through this lens, the evidence points to a clear conclusion:...

You’ve Been Angeled: Gifts to Brighten Someone’s Day

4 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

We have all been there:  You just need a pick me up, something small, a reminder that you are loved and cared for by those around you. Or maybe you need something to tell you to keep going, don’t give … The post You’ve Been Angeled: Gifts to Brighten Someone’s Day appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

PCT timelapse

4 months agoFitness / Hiking :

1,300 miles, 5 months, and 1 camera These videos are so crazy beautiful. :-) Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo. (via Matador)

Essence: The Roots of Yoga Practice

4 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Over the years, my yoga practice has transformed into a mandala—a microcosm of my life and the way I move through the world. The way I approach myself and my life can be seen clearly in the flow of practice, … The post Essence: The Roots of Yoga Practice appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

The science of skunky beer (and how to prevent it)

4 months agoHealth : The Checkup

With October just a few days away, beer lovers are buzzing in anticipation. But there's bad news: Even though it's cool and breezy out, your beer can still get skunked. Although many think that "skunking," or the phenomenon of beer developing a putrid taste and smell, is caused by heat, it's actually caused by light exposure. Show More Summary

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