Fitness

What Is Brown Fat and Why It Matters 

Burning fat is a goal that many people aspire to when they hit the gym, but not all fat is bad. There’s unsaturated fats such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. These safeguard you from heart disease and keep your cholesterol levels under control when…

Fitness

Improve Flexibility with The Yoga Wheel 

The yoga wheel is a helpful tool for easing into yoga poses when you’re recovering from an injury, or suffer from joint pain. Yes, it’s fun, but it’s also an inexpensive piece of equipment you can use at home, at the spa or in specialized…

Fitness, Wellness

Yoga for a Happier, Healthier Gut 

In most American households, any talk about gastrointestinal, or gut, health has been reserved for our innermost ramblings (e.g. “Is this okay? Am I dying?”), and, of course, our Google search history. We simply don’t want to discuss our bathroom habits, whether they’re normal or…

Fitness

Kite Boarding is THE sport to try this summer 

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Has kiteboarding sailed into your timeline yet? Strapping your feet onto a board and letting a kite send you skimming across the water is the latest craze in warm-weather fun. Best of all, you can enjoy kiteboarding (and its kissing cousin,…

Fitness

Women Don’t Bulk Up the Way Men Do 

Recent box office hits like “Wonder Woman” and “Black Panther” featured women in strong, courageous roles. They were warriors, fighting right alongside the men, oftentimes besting them. Yet, they still maintained their feminine beauty, vibrancy, and health. You might say, well yeah that’s in the…