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Thu 01.22
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Wellness Inspiration Courtesy Of Instagram

Instagram can be a double-edged sword. You can use it to feel bad about yourself (there are always going to be people fitter, prettier, more successful…), or you can use it as a tool to fuel positive changes in your life. Why not stop torturing ourselves and do the latter?

Tue 01.06
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How To Beat Pesky Sugar Cravings

Cold weather always make me want to sit home and hibernate with cookies in front of the TV – and I know I’m not the only one! With that in mind I asked Be Well Health Coach Katrine Van Wyk to share with us her top tips for fighting off sugar cravings. Time to stock up on sauerkraut…

Tue 12.23
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Manduka: Yoga Mats so Fantastic They have Lifetime Guarantees

The Manduka PRO Yoga Mat has long been considered the Bentley of yoga mats. At $100-plus, it might seem steep, but that price comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Tue 12.09
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Snob Essentials Workout Playlist: Get into the Groove

The holiday season is upon us. As every radio station and shopping center sound system will remind you, it’s the most wonderful time of the year….but it’s also the busiest, which gives you a great excuse to skip trips to the gym. Don’t do it!

Mon 12.08
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The No Excuse Seven-Minute Workout

There are a million and one reasons why you can’t fit in a workout into your everyday life and while it’s certainly true that many people don’t have enough time to head to the gym, we all owe it to ourselves to take a few minutes a day and devote them to our health.

Tue 12.02
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Running and Varicose Veins: Are They Connected?

I run every day so I wasn’t that excited when one of New York City’s top vein specialists, Dr. Luis Navarro of the Vein Treatment Center, said that there was long thought to be a relationship between running and varicose veins.

Mon 07.21
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Protein Powder: Not Just for Bodybuilders

One of the biggest fitness myths is that protein powder is just for bodybuilders. In fact it can make a huge difference for active women of all fitness levels looking to build and maintain lean muscle.

Mon 07.14
In Honor of Bastille Day, Do as the French Do

In Honor of Bastille Day, Do as the French Do

New York published an interesting blog post on the beauty habits of a French beauty editor. I was most struck by what she said about how women in France view food as it relates to skin…

Thu 03.27
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WITHIN: A Spiritual Awakening to Love & Weight Loss

When Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson speak…I listen. Say what you may but if it weren’t for Anderson there’s no way dance cardio would be the craze it is today, and does anyone else credit Paltrow for their Organic Avenue discovery?