How to Pack It, Part II: Go From Dorm-to-Class-to-Gym-to-Date

By popular demand (okay, two people), here's a follow-up How to Pack It post for students and others out there, who asked for a scaled-down "lite" … [Read more...]


How to Pack It: Go from Home-to-Work-to-Gym-to-Date

Remember those Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits from your childhood?  The ones where, when you twisted the canister with just the right level of … [Read more...]


Yoga in Africa. Yes, Africa.

I just stood there in front of my DVD player and television, spellbound.  Dressed for practice, and short on time, I nonetheless had to pause for a … [Read more...]

bare feet

Barefoot Training? Try it. Your feet, knees and back may thank you.

Like everyone else, on a frosty winter's day I'd rather kick back on my couch watching the latest episodes of Moonshiners, and delight in the … [Read more...]


I Yam Impressed: How one food can help you lose weight, stay fit and fight disease

"Sonia, what is that?" It was the second morning in a week I'd walked past my Korean-born colleague's cubicle to find her hunched over a … [Read more...]


Detox that holiday meal! The Everything Smoothie to the rescue

So, here we all are.  Still burping up the taste of that rich holiday meal and its residual leftovers, knowing that sooner or later we're going to … [Read more...]


Still Time!!! 10 Fab Holiday Fitness Gifts

Did you hear the one about the doctor who sat his patient down to tell her, "Your blood pressure and cholesterol levels are dangerously high, you've … [Read more...]


The Ultimate Exercise Motivation (Arthur Did It. What’s Your Excuse?)

Whenever someone asks me what tools I use to stay motivated in my exercise program, I point them to this awe-inspiring video as one that's on the top … [Read more...]