11 / 23 / 2011
By Madison Avenue Spy
My turkey is almost ready for the oven, which means that the biggest shopping season is about to begin. Before you start your post-Thanksgiving shopping it’s important to have a plan because nobody wants to be trampled from a doorbuster that’s not a winning score. So here are top five favorite post-Thanksgiving shopping picks…
11 / 18 / 2011
By Ali Feller
Running in the summer is simple: Throw on sneakers, shorts and a tank and you’re good to get your sweat on. But in the winter months? Head out in less-than-stellar gear and you’re in for some chilly miles.
Just because there’s a chill in the air and snow on the ground doesn’t mean you have to relegate your running to the treadmill. Here are a few of my swear-by products that make running in the cold a total breeze.
9 / 28 / 2011
By Shoshanna Gruss
As summer comes to an end, feel beautiful and confident as the season transitions into colder temperatures. Here are some of my wardrobe and beauty must have’s for the upcoming season. And remember, don’t be afraid to experiment – trust your instincts and find what works for you!
9 / 13 / 2011
By Carmen Harra
The reality show spectrum has taken over television, and, by extent, our lives. The Real Housewives of every city in America have become household names and the Kardashians have become idols of international success. Given this recent and undeniable “reality frenzy,” we can’t help but ask ourselves: why are we so obsessed with reality TV? […]
9 / 13 / 2011
By Mary Ann Browning
There is no magic secret or miracle pill that will allow you to achieve and maintain a perfect body for life. If there were, we would all have gorgeous bodies, and never have to watch what we eat or run a single lap on the tread mill. As a personal trainer, and the President of […]
8 / 8 / 2011
By Tanya Zuckerbrot
Nothing says labor day like pool parties and BBQs. But with fattening items like hotdogs and creamy side salads (think potato salad and coleslaw) on the menu—you may find yourself with a little extra pudge hanging over your bathing suit. With a few simple changes you’ll be able to enjoy the end of summer without wreaking havoc on your waistline. These tips save big on calories and grams of fat, but sacrifice none of the flavor or fun! I’ve even provided one of my favorite F-Factor recipes that’s sure to be a hit all summer long. Happy BBQ!
7 / 26 / 2011
By Fred DeVito
As an exercise professional in the fitness industry for almost 30 years, I have seen a lot of fads, trends, and crazes regarding classes, programs, and equipment. From high-impact to low-impact to step to spin; the constant focus on “cardio” has been and still is a very important component in the movement plan of many people. What’s easier than throwing on a pair of sneakers and going for a jog or a brisk walk? The gratification of cardio exercise is almost instant as you work your heart and lungs, challenge your breathing, endurance, break a sweat, and build detoxifying heat. Plus, the activity helps you to reduce your stress and relax.
7 / 13 / 2011
By Kimberly Snyder
For thousands of years, Chinese medicine has understood that uneven color and texture on the skin, patchiness, fine lines, and breakouts are indicators of deeper issues going on within your body. Our bodies are holistically connected through energy lines called meridians that run up and down the entire body. “Face mapping” is a technique that […]
7 / 6 / 2011
By Cygalle Dias
Do you have dry skin? In the summer weather it’s likely that your skin will become dryer. Characteristics of dry skin are extremely common and can be uncomfortable.
6 / 29 / 2011
By Marra St.Clair & Lori Kenyon
If the low carb, no carb, high protein, low fat, and engineered nutrition crazes have successfully left you dizzy with confusion yet sluggish and still barely squeezing into your jeans, it is time to get back to basics with your nutrition. So where do you start?