Fitness

GoRecess Gives Workout Junkies Access to the Classes They Want

Simplify Your Workout Options With a New Website.
Like most people, I find the gym can get a bit monotonous at times. While I try to mix up my routine with a variety of classes, I still find myself losing interest. It could be the fact that my gym's selection of classes haven't changed all that much throughout the years. That's why I was thrilled to discover GoRecess...

DFW Debuts Walking Path

Airport visitors can take a hike while waiting for flights.
I travel quite a bit. And while I always have the best of intentions when it comes to being healthy while en route to my destination, I tend to fall back into the unhealthy habit of grabbing fast food or candy and sitting at my gate playing Words With Friends on my phone prior to my flight. There just aren't...

March is National Nutrition Month. How Will Your Spa Celebrate?

Get some ideas for celebrating this healthy season from Exhale Mind Body Spa.
It just came to my attention that March is National Nutrition month, thanks to an update on a new program from Exhale Mind Body Spa . To celebrate the launch of their extensive Nutrition + Wellness Coaching Program, Exhale will be hosting Nutrition Intuition Day events at all locations on Wednesday, March 14. Complimentary Exhale Detox Yoga evening classes will...

Canyon Ranch Introduces Workout DVD

Bring the Ranch Home with a New Fitness DVD
I must admit, after seeing Jane Fonda on the red carpet at the recent Golden Globes, I was tempted to dig out my old Jane Fonda workout tapes. She has certainly discovered the fountain of youth. Unfortunately, like my old VCR, I'm sure they're long gone. I was reminded, however, that it's not always necessary to pay a pretty penny...

Spa Alert: Uproar re NY Times Article, “How Yoga Wrecks Your Body.” Red Flag Needed.

SpaFinder's Susie Ellis responds to a recent NYT article about the perils of yoga.
Susie Ellis recently responded to a New York Times article on the perils of yoga on her SpaFinder blog . Here's her take on the issue.... Ok, let’s calm down. Perhaps we should all take a collective deep yoga breath. One morning a couple of weeks ago I noticed an article in the NY Times Magazine titled, “ How Yoga...

My Destination Wellness Contest Helps Resolutions Stick

Fitness vacation provider helps wellness goals work beyond Jan. 1.
Want to help your clients keep their New Year’s resolutions beyond January 2? Take a hint from My Destination Wellness, a fitness vacation provider affiliated with Funjet Vacations. They recently announced the “Great American Resolution” contest, a series of weekly health challenges aimed at creating a “social resolution” to help participants stick with New Year’s resolutions. The contest runs from...

Spa Montage Offers Variety to Yogis

A Laguna Beach respite gives spa-goers a variety of options when it comes to yoga.
While watching the latest episode of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" this past weekend, I made several observations. First, Kim Kardashian made the right move getting rid of Kris Humphries. He seems like a complete loser. Second, Kourtney's husband is no prize either. And third, "naked yoga" would not be my cup of tea. Let me explain: In the...

Can Running Age Our Appearance?

A board-certified plastic surgeon explains "Runner's Face."
I have been an avid runner for years, and I love the way it makes me feel. Not only is it the perfect way for me to clear my head but also it is obviously a great form of exercise. So I was a bit freaked out when I came across an email with the subject line, "Runner's Beware–does crossing...

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