Posts by Melissa
The Surprising Benefits of the Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Aug 19, 2017
For the uninitiated, an “anti-inflammatory” diet might sound as if it’s designed only for those with ongoing swelling feet, or perhaps abdominal bloating. But...
Health-Boosting Produce Hiding at Your Farmers’ Market
Aug 11, 2017
More than ever, local growers are introducing unfamiliar fruits, veggies and herbs to the public. Whether at the farmer’s market or through a CSA (Community...
Exercises to Correct the Bra Bulge
Jul 31, 2017
Whether it's spilling over your bathing suit top, or ruining the lines of a close-fitting t-shirt, "bra bulge" is a problem area for many...
Shinrin-Yoku Forest Bathing
Jul 29, 2017
If you see “forest bathing” offered at your local spa, it's because the Japanese craze for shinrin-yoku has reached our shores. In fact, decades ago...
Barre is the New Golden Child of Workout Trends
Jul 24, 2017
Combining ballet with more familiar fitness staples such as Pilates poses, barre workouts use a ballet barre as low-tech, high-impact tool for building muscles,...
Get off the Rowing Machine and Head to the Water this Summer
Jul 20, 2017
There’s no question that rowing machines provide a great all-over workout, while also burning calories. But in the warmer months, why not reap the...
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