25 Ways to Exercise Without Realizing It

I sat in the parking lot, absolutely terrified. My palms were sweaty, my heart was racing, my brain was going crazy.  After ten minutes, I finally mustered up my 20 seconds of courage, yelled at myself, got out of the car, and walked through the double doors. I was getting ready to try something I ...

Lorna Jane hosts two weeks of trunk shows in New York

The Lorna Jane Clover Bra, Replay Excel Tank, and Valeria Tight—all available at the New York City trunk shows. (Photo: Lorna Jane)   Australia-based fitness fashion brand Lorna Jane has been blowing up on the West Coast, with 20 store locations across California. But so far, it’s been nearly impossible for New York women to ...

5 cleaning mistakes that are hurting your health

(Photo: loosegarments.com) Amanda Pressner via Prevention.com  Sure, we all want a germ-free home. But when we’re short on time (and really, when aren’t we?), too often we rush the job, leaving icky germs behind, or misuse cleaners, causing everything from skin irritation to dangerous respiratory reactions. Fortunately, you can correct the most common mistakes and limit ...

My Weekly Workout: Preston Bailey

All in a day for celebrity wedding planner Preston Bailey? Transporting bespoke floral arrangements and squeezing in a couple of workouts or maybe a mini triathlon. You know Preston Bailey‘s name. He’s the charming maestro known for orchestrating some of the most magazine-worthy weddings and events world-over. (He’s the event planner for the Trumps, Michael ...

Detox destination The Ranch at Live Oak launches a weekend program

It’s getting easier to attend one of the countries toughest detox programs. Well, at least as far as your jam-packed calendar goes. Enduring the eight hours of fitness on 1,400 calories a day that the The Ranch at Live Oak is known for is still on you. Now the week-long program—and its mandatory five-hour hikes, ...

Athleta knows how to celebrate National Yoga Month in style

Sponsored September signals back-to-school and back-to-your-mat with National Yoga Month. To celebrate, Athleta’s offering lots of free ways to get your OM on—in stores and at home—and always in style. Here’s how: Stretch in Store Tons of events with top yoga teachers. See your local Athleta store for schedules. OM in Your Home With free ...

Flavorpill hosts free outdoor yoga this weekend with Elena Brower

It may be September, but it’s not too late to get in some urban outdoor yoga. (Especially if you missed the city’s many offerings because you were sunning in Montauk all summer.) This Sunday at 11:00 a.m.,  Flavorpill is hosting a free yoga class at the gorgeous Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Cherry Tree Esplanade, with superstar ...

10 foods that are masquerading as healthy

1. Agave Most agave is highly processed, says Dr. Lipman. “As a result, the bottled version doesn’t remotely resemble the agave plant,” he continues. Agave is also high in fructose. “High fructose sweeteners of any kind can cause mineral depletion, liver inflammation, insulin resistance, and obesity,” says Lipman. Instead, try coconut sugar, which is less processed ...

The reason you can’t forgive yourself—and how to change that

(Photo: Weheartit.com) Modern spiritual teachers like Gabrielle Bernstein and Mastin Kipp bring up the other F-word all the time: Forgiveness. But it’s an age-old pursuit: Yom Kippur, which starts today, is the Jewish day of atonement, a day for reflecting on the year’s “sins” and finding forgiveness within. But often self-forgiveness is no easy task. ...

Help, I’m Worried About My Family!

Do you have a family member or loved one that you really care about? Are they unhealthy and defensive about it? Want to help them but they don’t want to be helped? You’re not alone. Today I want to try something a bit different on Nerd Fitness; two weeks ago, I received an email from ...