There are only so many power walks a health-conscious pregnant girl can take before visions of variety start dancing in her head.
Brooke Siler owns a small Pilates studio with big ideas. re:AB Pilates is no ordinary gym, and may be the best kept secret in town. Since 1997, it has catered to a loyal clientele that wants to be in touch with and in control of their bodies. It sounds simple, but simplicity is the genius <... >
Brian Delmonico’s Circuit of Change Mind-Body Boot Camp classes are grueling, but I actually look forward to them because the hard stuff (jumping jacks, mountain climbers, push-ups, squats, high-knee running in place, sit ups and more) is in intervals long enough to get a great workout and short enough to let me catch my breath <... >
Call me a fitness extremist: In the warm months, I’ll bike fifteen miles and practice yoga at least three times a week, sometimes even before sunrise. I’ll eat my leafy greens and drink my wheatgrass shots and down gallons of water and coconut juice. Brimming with energy and good cheer, I am a sunshine magnet; <... >
The Juice Craze Continues For all the juice lovers out there that either use vegetable and fruit juices to cleanse, feel great and energetic or just to get some added nutrients, get excited because two juice favorites are now more readily available in the Big Apple. Organic Avenue, the New York City-based healthy lifestyle company <... >
On my many wanderings around Chinatown (a personal favorite for shopping and “scenic relief”), I have always been – almost magnetically – drawn to a little table on Canal Street, presided over by a charming Chinese gentleman gently hawking magnets for various ailments. Every now and then, I stop and browse. Fascinated that magnets could <... >
A New Year requires a fresh perspective on your fitness routine, so why not start that with a new gym.
Turboslim Chronoactiv by Forté Pharma Laboratories is a dieting aid that offers a new way to think about losing weight.
Bobble Bottle: New York City claims to have very clean drinking water, yet I find that most people I know use some device to filter their water. I too am one of those people that use a filtered pitcher at-home and enjoy clean filtered water. What about when you are on the go, at work <... >
Most people can stand to lose at least a few pounds, and the start of a new calendar year is usually when everyone buckles down to examine their belt notches. Whether you need to shed five pounds or 50, here’s why you should consider hypnosis as a viable weight loss tool. NYC Hypnotist Marc Carlin <... >
As I sit and write this review, I am still conscious of every muscle fiber in my body having been utilized and challenged during the Nalini Method class at the Upper West Side’s Pure Yoga Studio. An amalgam of yoga, Pilates, resistance training and ballet, this hour long workout is sure to leave you feeling <... >
Former marine Kenny Wong opened PeaceCore exercise studio in January 2010, and he chose the name because his fitness classes and one-on-one training sessions incorporate the kind of hard work that strengthens the core, as well as some yoga and martial arts-inspired practices that align mind, body and spirit. However, I must admit that because <... >
Pamper, tighten and tone in time for the holidays: Exhale, the mind body spa best known for its unique spa therapies and Core Fusion™ fitness classes, recently opened its doors to its sixth NYC location, at Gansevoort Park Avenue, a full-service luxury resort on the corner of 29th Street and Park Avenue South. This new <... >
It seems like almost everyday a new diet comes out claiming to be the one that will help you finally shed those extra pounds. If you’re like most, you’ll get into it for a few weeks, see some results and then life gets in the way and it falls off your radar. The newest “cube” <... >
Honestly Good: You are probably familiar with Honest Tea, the antioxidant-packed, organic tea that comes in delicious flavors; well the same line also makes a variety of Kombucha drinks. Honest Kombucha was the first kombucha drink back on the market and available nationwide after the voluntary removal of all the drinks from store shelves in <... >
The day the package arrived in the mail, even it seemed a little intense to me. It’s a huge box that houses numerous DVD’s and collateral and upon opening it up you are greeted with works like: “Dig Deeper” and “This is Insanity.” Scared off yet? I hope not! Once you get past all of <... >
When I first heard that navy seal Randy Hetrick invented TRX Suspension Training in 1995 to provide an exercise regime for himself while on military tour, I thought this might not be for my dancer body. I prefer smooth, fluid movement that does not put impact on my joints and is simultaneously challenging and effective <... >
The falling of leaves this season may remind us of our own unique aging process, making us wonder about ways to help keep up our energy and performance levels as we add another candle onto our cake. I’ve searched high and low to find some of the best aids to boost the body’s energy and <... >
I was a little nervous as I headed to my first class at The Bar Method Soho. My midsection had been growing increasingly convex and jelly-like from lack of use.
Yogurt for a Cure: Dannon™ and the National Breast Cancer Foundation are teaming up against breast cancer with every cup of yogurt. It is the long-standing mission of the National Breast Cancer Foundation to increase awareness through education and provide nurturing support services to save lives through early detection. Dannon is committed to helping people <... >