I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro... Read more
It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up... Read more
If you’re not comfortable with talking to loved ones about the touchy subjects of health and weight loss, you can still help them lead healthier lives by practicing “random acts of fitness.” There are dozens of small things you can... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
Seasonal allergies affect more than 35 million people in the United States. Often prompted by sensitivities to outdoor allergens such as molds and pollens, seasonal allergy sufferers are prone to sneezing, congestion and itchy, watery eyes.
Alle... Read more
I've really gotten into outdoor running lately (and after that, the treadmill is just ridiculously boring, even with a TV/music nearby), but it's getting rather cold out there in the mornings.
What do people generally wear when it's in the 30s (... Read more
I enjoy hiking and go whenever I have the chance. I went for a hike yesterday. I couldn't track the distance and time on my phone (using MapMyRun) since I was in an area where I didn't get any reception. I have hiked the trail before and know that it... Read more
So, I have finally decided to invest in a new interview outfit as I am desperate for a job. However, I have a hard time finding clothes that fit me.
Currently, I am a size 16-20 in pants because of my midsection. However, my legs tend to be thi... Read more
I was at a fitness expo yesterday and I noticed that while the quality of the fabric and construction of men's technical shirts has remained relatively constant, there seems to be a trend for women's shirts to be of lighter weight fabrics (ie "slub c... Read more
I love to see how soaked I get after a good work out. It really makes me feel like I pushed my body to burn some fat. My challenge to you is to see how drenched you can get your clothes today. You might even be able to wring some drips out when yo... Read more
Now that school is out for most kids across the country, families are making the trek to the great outdoors to soak up some fun and sun. Camping and hiking top may family's lists for their summer vacations. However, with these activities comes the ri... Read more
It was my five-days-without-a-shower (TMI?) trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon that taught me about the amazing properties of wool. Most of us think of wool as the fabric for our winter sweaters or hats, but as I shopped at outdoor and campi... Read more
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