Age 1: Train Even the tiniest of tots love trains – anything on wheels, really (simply put, girls like things with faces and boys like things that roll). This Melissa & Doug animal train set keeps everything nice and tidy on one looped track, but I’m sure your little one will take on the color-outside-of-the-lines … Continue reading Boys Gift Guide for Every Age: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
How’s your form? Are you a heel-striker? Do you pronate? Are you in the right shoes? Is your running form putting you at risk for injury? These are the kinds of questions – and many many more – that get answered during the Running Mechanics Profile test at The Hospital for Special Surgery. I did … Continue reading Running Mechanics Profile at The Hospital for Special Surgery
It usually doesn’t take people very long to realize that I’m a very anxious and neurotic person. 17 hours a day odds are I’m worried/stressed -even when there’s nothing to worry about – and the other hours I’m sleeping (and even then it can be an uneven, nightmare-prone sleep….as I write this I’m completely aware … Continue reading Run Your Heart Out
It’s pretty rare that I wear makeup to the gym, but a huge percentage of women do so consistently. Most women I see at the gym (whether it be Barry’s Bootcamp, Pure Yoga, Equinox…), at the very least have on mascara so I’m not surprised that there’s a growing number of brands targeting active women.
Odds are if you’re a runner/exercise buff you’re familiar with the botanical arnica. The miracle worker is widely used in homeopathic medicine for bruising and massage oil for sore muscles. It’s an anti-inflammatory that works to disperse trapped fluids thus relieving congestion (which is why it can also sometimes be found in eye creams). It … Continue reading Dr. Hauschka Ouch! Aid Arnica Compress
This summer Tracy Anderson hosted a series of Detox Weeks in the Hamptons and at the end each participant was given a massive bag filled with some of the celebrity trainer’s favorite products. Now, thanks to Anderson and Neuro, we’re giving one of our readers the special gift bag! None of the items included in … Continue reading Tracy Anderson Wellness Giveaway!
I’m a born and raised Manhattanite, but a recent trip to L.A. has me thinking I was possibly born on the wrong coast! I love the heat and by love I mean LOVE. My apartment is kept at near sauna-level temperatures and if the temperature outside is anything less than high 60s I will inevitably … Continue reading The Hottest Workout in Town
I’ve never been surfing so I was excited to have the opportunity take a class at SurfSET Fitness, which has setup temporary shop at Chelsea Piers in New York City. SurfSET is touring 11 cities across the country in the next nine months, offering “pop-up” classes in fitness clubs and boutique studios so that people … Continue reading Go Surfing…at the Gym
You all know how much I love fantasy play structures. The most fantastical of them all are created by the renowned San Francisco builder and designer, Barbara Butler. She can literally turn your backyard into something straight out of Disneyland. In fact, Disney Productions (along with Robert Redford, Will Smith, and Kevin Klein) are clients. … Continue reading Barbara Butler Play Structures: Avenues of Escape