Do you want a strong core? Are you ready to make a commitment this year to tone your core? Do you know why you might want to workout your core muscles? Starting today, for the next month, I will post a new core strengthening exercise on my website (working all the different core muscle groups) and ask that you learn it on that day (check the website daily because I will only be sending weekly reminders). Then, at the end of each 5 day week, choose your 3 favorite core toners and combine the sets. Be creative, careful, and have fun! Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I wrote about Nike’s awesome new techno bracelet, the Nike FuelBand.
Check out this fabulous commercial Nike has come out with, which, as a fitness lover and athlete, and someone who hopes to make things count in my own and other’s lives, is so inspiring to me in every way. Click here. Continue reading
No. 96, Mike Neal of the Packers, strikes a Warrior 2 mid flight as he tumbles to the ground. This photo captures a true moment where yoga meets sports and life, sometimes by chance, sometimes not. Clearly this picture illustrates that flexibility and perhaps even a regular yoga practice might come to the rescue when least expected. Continue reading
There is no reason to wait until Thanksgiving week to start your holiday diet. Now is the time to begin. If you give yourself a little kick in the butt early, you won’t even have to worry about over-indulging and gaining weight when Thanksgiving, Christmas, and The New Year arrive. Follow these few tips and you’ll be on your way! In addition to the links I provide, if you are curious to find recipes for foods…etc. not linked here, just search the JWM in the upper right search box on the site! Continue reading
In case you missed them, two fascinating fitness articles were published earlier this week.
Gretchen Reynolds wrote one piece, “Are You Likely To Respond To Exercise,” in The New York Times. According to Reynolds, “Research has confirmed that people’s physiological responses to exercise vary wildly. Now a new genetic test promises to tell you whether you are likely to benefit aerobically from exercise.” Continue reading
With the latest Zumba scandal, the fitness world is abuzz. Many methods of whipping one’s self into shape including Zumba, CrossFit, and Barry’s Bootcamp are entering their heyday. From headlines to celebrity appearances, these techniques have made their break. But the current scandal is not the kind of headline they want to be making. Continue reading
Below I list 5 yoga postures that you can do after a run. You may practice the postures in a few minutes and they will help enhance your fitness by toning, stretching, and balancing your body, stabilizing your breath, and calming your mind Continue reading
As temperatures begin to change with the seasons, you have to take extra good care of yourself to avoid injury. Here are a few easy ways to decrease the chances of damaging your body as summer melts into fall. Continue reading
New York Fashion Week is underway and abuzz. I can vouch for the excitement having just been to a presentation at Lincoln Center, surrounded by stunning outfits strutting the square and hallways around me. That said, it’s time to take a look at some of my favorite fall yoga clothing for women and men. Continue reading