Skip the Gym, Spend the Day in Your Garden!

Skip the Gym, Spend the Day in Your Garden!

Don’t feel guilty not going to the gym””yard work is calling! Whether you’re pulling weeds, mowing the lawn, trimming bushes or turning a compost pile, spending the way working outside in your garden is great exercise. Did you know ...
Four Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors

Four Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors

Being cooped up all winter is no fun. Now that spring is (finally!) here, why not take advantage of the beautiful weather and get outside for some fresh air, sunshine and exercise? There are endless fun and creative ways to work out outdoors””m ...
Is Your Exercise Routine Eco-Friendly?

Is Your Exercise Routine Eco-Friendly?

With Earth Day just a week away, now is a great time to think about changes you can make to help the environment. Seemingly little steps, like bringing reusable bags to the supermarket or turning off lights when you leave a room, can have a big impac ...
The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

When I was in high school, I had a job at one of the first “all women” exercise facilities. I remember a day when the manager handed out samples of meal replacement shakes. The concept of a “diet shake” was new then””a ...
5 Reasons to Give Yoga a Try

5 Reasons to Give Yoga a Try

When I drive my daughter to dance class every day, I pull into a parking lot packed with cars. But they don’t belong to other “dance moms” bringing their children to tap, ballet and jazz lessons. They belong to patrons””men a ...
A Quick & Easy Stretching Routine

A Quick & Easy Stretching Routine

I have to confess: Even though I’m well aware of its importance, I don’t stretch as often as I should. I’ve always been flexible, so not stretching every day didn’t seem to have much of an impact on me. But over the years, and ...