I have a new fitness idol! Her name is Chalene Johnson and she’s the supportive, friendly, unbelievably fit creator and host of TurboFire, a new workout program designed to push you to your physical limits and have you love every minute of it. Turbo Fire is designed as a 12-week weight loss, health-building plan. Included <... >
What Health & Fitness Editor wouldn’t be inspired to learn more when a yoga instructor’s motto is “slim, calm and sexy” and her claim to fame is that she was Deepak Chopra’s personal yoga instructor?!
Lets face it summer is here and your chances of cooking at home in 100 degree weather are quickly diminishing.
Bootcamp may sound like a serious fitness program, but that’s exactly what attracted me to trying the largest fitness bootcamp in the city, Bootcamp Republic.
It seems as though with the blink of an eye, the summer months have crept upon us. If you are anything like me, my summer workout regimen never really came into full swing.
Tape it up: Ace bandages are so a few years ago. The newest pain relief support is called KT Tape, which is the first and only Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape available in convenient pre-cut strips. The tape is a high performance elastic athletic tape used for treating muscle and joint injuries. By lifting the skin and <... >
Waltzing on a dimly lit stage with tulip pink chiffon following every strut, Jo Weldon or “Jo Boobs” glides on her Polly mules, slowly peeling off the glittering layers of her evening gown that dare conceal her ivory skin sparkling on flashing camera lights. With each howl of a saxophone and every clap from a <... >
As most new classes start, each student introduces him or herself by giving your name and the reason you’re there. In this case, we-the students-were also asked to mention if we were gluten-free, vegan or both. When my turn rolled around I (almost sheepishly) admitted that I am neither gluten-free or vegan and indeed, a <... >
Nail 911: In a world as busy as ours, who has the time to sit around waiting for nails to dry at the salon? Sure, I’ve been know to sit there for more than 30 minutes with the fear that any less time under the dryer would yield a chipped nail, but it turns out <... >
Chances are you have a few weddings to attend this summer, maybe even your own wedding, and so you’re probably in need of a way to get in shape, detox, or just feel slimmer for the big day. Well, have I got the program for you, from the juicing geniuses at Blueprint Cleanse. If you’re <... >
Julien Farel may be a name those in the world of spas, beauty and haircare are very familiar with, but health and fitness, maybe not so much…until now that is!
Salt: sure, I try to eliminate added salt from my diet as much as possible, for the hope that maybe one day I won’t wake-up with bags under my eyes, yet who would have thought that salt might actually be good for you! Ron Rofe, founder and owner of HaloAir Salt Rooms knows a thing <... >
Warmer weather means bikini season is just that much closer, so why not start gearing up for a tighter, toned body, while looking chic and ever-so-fashionable to boot?
The Classical Wellness Center offers classical acupuncture consultations with Ann Cecil Sterman, its director, as well as with twenty other classically trained acupuncturists. Acupuncture is part of Chinese Medicine and stands as the oldest medical model in the world. Chinese Medicine is founded upon the principle of Qi (basic energy) and the observation of its <... >
Pure Power Boot Camp (PPBC). The name is intimidating, but this is the real deal in boot camps (short of joining the military, of course). All classes consist of 10 or 16-person platoons and are taught by former U.S. Marines. The facility boasts the only indoor obstacle course in the country complete with the “barbed <... >
Pure Protein Need a boost of protein after a workout or to stay full through a long morning at work? Well, in flavors like Cooke Dough, Chocolate Peanut Better and Chocolate Cherry Almond, LUNA protein delivers, and satisfies your sweet tooth! These bars contain all-natural and organic ingredients, have 12g protein, 3g fiber, are under <... >
My fitness history boasts more twists and turns than the script of a daytime soap opera (and three times as many plot holes).
Even I – the girl who holds a permanent bid for Least Graceful Human Being On The Planet – watch figure skaters and ballerinas with a mixture of awe and I-can-do-that-too gusto.
Hard Core: NYC’s beloved Exhale Spa is definitely the go-to place for mind and body wellbeing as after all, their philosophy is centered on the belief that the mind and body are connected and that the best approach to wellbeing is through holistic means. The Exhale experience encompasses relaxation, wellness, and fitness through yoga, spa <... >
Did you ever wish that your health club could be an oasis of wellness, healing and spiritual cleansing? It can, if you are willing to throw away the usual notions of a gym.