What I Learned Doing Yoga in Times Square

On June 21, I joined thousands of others on a pilgrimage to Times Square. We weren’t there to shop, see a Broadway show, or take pictures in all the touristy sites. We were there to do yoga. Yoga in Times Square sounds like a disastrous idea. But June 21st was National Day of Yoga. So, just […]

On June 21, I joined thousands of others on a pilgrimage to Times Square. We weren’t there to shop, see a Broadway show, or take pictures in all the touristy sites. We were there to

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Why You Should Wear Compression Gear to the Gym

Even if you’re not entirely familiar with compression gear, you’ve seen it.  The spandex sleeve.  The running tights.  The muscle tops.  Everywhere you look, athletes and average joes alike are suiting up for the gym in body-hugging clothing.  Those guys look cool, and they’re definitely dressing the part of a pro footballer.  But is there […]

Even if you’re not entirely familiar with compression gear, you’ve seen it.  The spandex sleeve.  The running tights.  The muscle tops.  Everywhere you look, athletes and average joes alike are suiting up for the gym

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5 Foods You Should Eat After an Intense Workout

It may be tempting to avoid eating after a workout. After all, you just burned a bunch of calories, so why would you want to consume more? It sounds logical, but it’s a highly-flawed thought process that could cause you some serious pain. It’s important to replenish some of your body’s fuel that you lose […]

It may be tempting to avoid eating after a workout. After all, you just burned a bunch of calories, so why would you want to consume more?

It sounds logical, but it’s a highly-flawed thought process

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5 Easy Ways to Get in Shape Before Memorial Day

It happens every year.  You start out with an aggressive New Year’s resolution, and you stay committed for a few weeks.  Then suddenly, Memorial Day is around the corner and the threat of bathing suit season starts looming.  That six pack you were hoping for seems light years away, but all hope is not lost.  […]

It happens every year.  You start out with an aggressive New Year’s resolution, and you stay committed for a few weeks.  Then suddenly, Memorial Day is around the corner and the threat of bathing suit

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Should You Trust an Online Personal Trainer?

Instagram’s fitness community is filled with a mix of professionals, social media celebrities, and diehard fans.  These days, you can scroll through a series of hashtags to build a new workout program.  And if you’re a bodybuilder or physique competitor, you don’t need to win a competition to build a fan base.  However, it’s the […]

Instagram’s fitness community is filled with a mix of professionals, social media celebrities, and diehard fans.  These days, you can scroll through a series of hashtags to build a new workout program.  And if you’re

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The Top 5 Reasons Yoga Is Not for the Masculine Man

5. Because mental health is so overrated. Who wants the benefits of lower stress, less anxiety, and less depression anyway. Yoga has been scientifically proven to reduce that stuff, and who really wants to have all his marbles? It’s so much cooler to avoid that silly new age exercise. Deep breathing — pffft. There are other ways […]

5. Because mental health is so overrated.

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Who wants the benefits of lower stress, less anxiety, and less depression anyway. Yoga

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5 Foolproof Ways To Make Yourself Exercise

Now that we’re about a third of the way through the year, it’s time to reevaluate your New Year’s Resolutions. For some people, that might mean digging out your list (if you can even find it), reading it again for the first time since January, and laughing hysterically before crumpling it up and seeing if […]

Now that we’re about a third of the way through the year, it’s time to reevaluate your New Year’s Resolutions. For some people, that might mean digging out your list (if you can even

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Instagood: Making a Career on Social Media

Would you quit your day job and just take selfies for a living? Would you like to be famous for being famous? Consider Instagram. The current influence of social media and the overwhelming popularity of Instagram affords the average person new opportunities for work from home income and even fame. While Instagram modeling skyrockets in […]

Would you quit your day job and just take selfies for a living? Would you like to be famous for being famous? Consider Instagram.

The current influence of social media and the overwhelming popularity of Instagram

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Stress – Sometimes All You Can Change Is You

Everyone Remain Calm! So your doctor advises you to reduce your stress level for better health. Or maybe you just want to be proactive and ward off illness. Good for you! Simply by reflecting upon the subject, you are taking the first step in caring for yourself. Sometimes the only thing we can change is our attitude. […]

Everyone Remain Calm!

So your doctor advises you to reduce your stress level for better health. Or maybe you just want to be proactive and ward off illness. Good for you! Simply by reflecting upon the subject,

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Stressed Out? Try Goat Yoga – And Yes, It’s a Real Thing

There’s nothing as soothing as settling down into a nice child’s pose as a baby goat hops onto your back. Wait – baby goat?! At No Regrets Farm in Oregon, goats and yoga are a natural combination. Lainey Morse, the owner of the farm, started holding “goat yoga” classes in her field last summer. The classes quickly […]

There’s nothing as soothing as settling down into a nice child’s pose as a baby goat hops onto your back. Wait – baby goat?! At No Regrets Farm in Oregon, goats and yoga are a

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