Lululemon to open stores for dudes

Lots of guys already love Lulu’s hoodies. Lululemon’s customer base is filled with female yogis who swear by Luon’s sweat-wicking and butt-sculpting powers, but the brand’s next target group may have different desires. (Muscle-emphasizing tees?) According to Bloomberg.com, Lululemon will open just-for-men stores by 2016. Currently stores sell a selection of men’s items, often placed ...

Smoothie recipe: Peach Basil Boost

This summer-perfect smoothie doubles as refreshing evening dessert. Photo: Jennifer Kass for Well+Good Yes, you could wait in line for a scoop of peach gelato from Grom on a hot summer night. Or you could make this creamy, icy summer peach smoothie that’s sweet and oh-so light. (And it doesn’t come with any heavy dairy sluggishness ...

My Favorite Green Juice: Veronica Bosgraaf

Veronica Bosgraaf is the woman behind Pure Bars, the fastidiously gluten-free, organic, non-GMO, and vegan nutrition bars sold in bright, eye-catching wrappers at Whole Foods and beyond. The Michigan resident became a food-apreneur when researching what could keep her six-year-old daughter nourished, after a trip to the petting zoo inspired the little one to become ...

“Elevate Yourself” with a wellness retreat in Saint Lucia

Sponsored On November 1-3, the third annual “Elevate Yourself” wellness weekend returns to the gorgeous Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. On the itinerary? + Meditate with hip, spiritual guru Gabrielle Bernstein every morning + Get detox smarts with LifeSpa Ayurvedic Retreat founder, John Douillard + Learn to cook healthier from Cat Cora, the only female ...

What’s Your Main Quest? A New Six Week Challenge Appears!

I love role playing games. I love novels set in a Fantasy realm. There’s something special about taking a character from a weakling nobody to world-saving, ass-kicking, spell-casting, sword-wielding badass.  It’s fun watching that character go from zero to hero, chump to champ, underdog to savior. Those games are the foundation upon which Nerd Fitness ...

Event recap: “Summer of Miracles” with Gabrielle Bernstein

On the evening of Wednesday, July 24, about 300 people attended “Summer of Miracles,” an event with New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein—and us—at NYU’s Center for Spiritual Life. Bernstein, who’s “the nation’s coolest, most refreshing messenger of modern spirituality” (according to Well+Good’s Melisse Gelula), wowed the audience with an inspiring talk on how ...

Refrigerator Look Book: Jody Adams

Earlier this summer, famed Boston chef Jody Adams kicked off Miraval’s Chef’s Night In, a series of weekends that feature healthy celebrity chefs—like Adams, Brooke Williamson, and Mindy Segal—showing spa-goers what they cook at home, and how everyday home cooks can do the same. Adams, who owns Rialto and Trade and was a competitor on ...

Meet the millions of tiny organisms that call you home

Diversifying your microbiome: A new reason to roll around in the grass. (Photo: Weheartit.com)   If you’re a germ-a-phobe, wash your hands and sit down for this. It turns out that your body—from your gut to the surface of your skin—is home to trillions of microbes. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, ...

Another reason you really shouldn’t skip breakfast

Photo: Shutterstock/HuffingtonPost.com   Via HuffingtonPost.com Here’s a good reason to eat breakfast every morning: It could keep your heart disease risks low, according to a new study. Research published in the journal Circulation shows an association between regularly skipping breakfast and having a higher risk of experiencing a heart attack or having fatal heart disease. That’s ...

The 36-year-old vegan institution you’ve never heard of

(Photo: Bon Appetit; Credit: William Abranowicz) New York vegans are a savvy culinary crew who seem know the instant a plant-based dining hotspot has opened in Manhattan. But this one may have eluded even the keenest. “One of New York’s best kept secrets,” is how both Susan Baldassano, director of chef’s training program at the ...