3 Core Busting Yoga Moves

My Body 30.3.2015

You might be focused on shedding winter pounds when you hit the gym and amp up the ab crunches, but from a yogic perspective, focusing on your core means so much more. The “core” is the energetic gateway to rid ourselves of toxins, wring out what is weighing us down, and build inner strength to … Read More

5 Reasons the Tango Helps Your Heart and Soul

My Body 15.4.2015

A whole new kind of tango dancer is hitting the dance floor for all kinds of health benefits.  Young, urban professionals are looking to master Argentine tango, salsa, and other ballroom dances, learning first hand what studies show: that tango and similar partner dances can improve your mood, build self-confidence, and develop balance. Here are … Read More

The One Piece of Gym Equipment You Should Be Using Everyday

My Body 20.3.2015

Foam rolling may be one of the best add-ons to your exercise routine to speed recovery and get the most out of every workout. A longtime physical therapist’s tool for rehabilitation, now there’s one in every gym, and we’re using them for so much more than treating injuries. Imagine a massage before and after every … Read More

5 Apps To Give You Yogic Balance On The Go

My Body 4.2.2015

Admit it. You’re pretty attached to your smartphone. So, why not use it to give yourself more life balance with a little mobile yoga? In my humble opinion, there’s no replacement for personal instruction, especially if you’re just starting out, but if smartphones are a necessity in your life, use them – but wisely. 1. … Read More

5 Apps To Maximize Your Workouts

My Body 16.1.2015

Your smartphone may be your lifeline to checking email, keeping in touch with friends, and remembering appointments on your calendar, but pick the right app, and your mobile device can do some magical things for your workouts. Here’s our pick of five fitness and exercise apps to power-up your commitment to wellness. Motivation: Money Matters … Read More

The Benefits of a Lunch Hour Walk

My Body 28.1.2015

To combat afternoon slumps in enthusiasm and focus, take a walk during the lunch hour. A new study finds that even gentle lunchtime strolls can perceptibly — and immediately — buoy people’s moods and ability to handle stress at work. It is not news, of course, that walking is healthy and that people who walk … Read More

What To Eat When You’re Hungry and Pre-Exercise

My Body 29.12.2014

Your spin class starts in an hour and you’re starving. Should you eat? Yes! Your body needs energy in the form of calories and thus in the form of food to make it through and maximize that cycling session, but there’s a science to snacking before sweating. Here’s what to eat – and when – … Read More

Trend: Stream Your Way To A Fit Body

My Body 5.1.2015

Want fitness at your fingertips?  Streaming workouts via your computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet let you exercise anytime and anywhere.  While nothing compares to a live class, trainer or teacher, a streaming exercise session can be a perfect fit when life prevents you from getting to the gym or to your favorite class.  Usually, … Read More

5 Green Gift Essentials for Your Gym Junkie

My Body 15.12.2014

We know you know a gym junkie – someone in your life whose life IS the gym, power yoga class, or spinning. Sweat is their middle name, and for the holidays, giving is going to be easy, as there are more products than ever – created just for your fit friend. We’ve picked five green … Read More

3 Yoga Poses to Help You During Holiday Travel

My Body 19.11.2014

A little movement, a conscious breath, or an extra stretch can help you cope with holiday travel, which brings on its own kind of physical and mental stress. Think about it: you’re out of your routine, dealing with crowds, and you’re sleep deprived. Here are three yoga poses to help you cope; you can do … Read More

3 Changes to Make Right Away for a Better Workout

My Body 12.11.2014

Just a few small changes to your regular workout routine and you could see completely different results for your body and mind. Whether you’re losing motivation, plateauing, or things are getting boring, consider these five things and possibly change the course of your health. 1. Flip Your Intensity for Life Balance If you’ve been hitting … Read More