The fitness habits of wildly successful people

(Photo: HuffingtonPost.com) Via HuffingtonPost.com When you consider the big brain benefits, it’s no surprise that regular physical activity and life-altering success go hand in hand. Because working out increases blood flow to the brain, regular exercise boosts alertness, endorphins, memory, learning… need we go on? It also seems to have protective effects against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s ...

Link Love: Flawless skin, your fall shopping list, and more

(Photo: Birchbox)   6 small things you can do to get flawless skin Tips from a top beauty insider. –Birchbox Your fall shopping checklist 8 items every woman needs for fall. –SHEfinds How to pump up the volume of your hair A life-changing product? –NoMoreDirtyLooks Michelle Obama wants you to drink more water The First ...

The Butcher’s Daughter opens a take-out shop and market next door

Heather Tierney’s popular juice bar and cafe The Butcher’s Daughter expanded its tiny Kenmare Street space on Friday to open a grab-and-go shop and farmer’s market next door. The new Butcher’s Daughter Market, at 166 Elizabeth St., will sell to-go versions of menu items like salads, sandwiches, and cold-pressed juices and packaged foods made on-site ...

Gabrielle Bernstein, Tara Stiles, and more to speak at Fertility Planit 2013

This Sunday, Gabrielle Bernstein and Tara Stiles will join YinOva Center founder Jill Blakeway, as well as a host of other experts, for a conference on all things fertility. Fertility Planit 2013 NYC will bring together champions of traditional Western medicine (NYU Fertility Center Medical Director Dr. Jamie Grifo is a speaker) with leading alternative medicine experts ...

7 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

I hate almost ALL fitness marketing that’s geared at women. If these marketers were telling the truth, they’d be saying things like: “Want to tone, tuck, and tighten those abs? Don’t waste your time with this!” “Want to banish that belly fat? This ab coaster won’t help!” “Want to get stronger? You’re gonna need to ...

Is September the new January?

By Melissa Roberson for Prevention.com For many September means back to school, but for those of us in the post-graduation crowd, September might mean back to commitment. Instead of the 3 R’s, resolutions to lose weight, get active and be more healthful are the new targets. “September is a season of renewal,” says Liz Josefsberg, ...

Link Love: How to prolong your blowout, reduce stress, and more

(Photo: totalbeauty.com) 9 dry shampoo dos and don’ts Must-know tips for prolonging that blowout. Birchbox How many calories you’re actually burning  Ever wonder how much you really burn on that elliptical? Self The surprising trick that reduces stress It’s easier than you think. HuffingtonPost The natural exfoliating product you’ve got to try How to naturally ...

9 Ayurvedic secrets to great digestion

Sure, you make good-for-you smoothies in your NutriBullet, frequent Hu Kitchen and The Butcher’s Daughter, and generally go for natural desserts over fake ones, but you’ve still got digestive drama. And that, according to Larissa Hall Carlson, an expert in Ayurveda—the five-centuries-old Indian medicinal practice—is because what you put in your body is only half the story. ...

8 hot fall fashion picks for every fitness personality

For the indoor cycling connoisseur Colosseum Racer Front Performance Tank Zippers really shouldn’t work on fitness apparel, but somehow this one really, really does. This sweat-wicking tank will keep you looking and feeling cool while you pedal, and it’ll also look great under a cropped jacket, after. $68, available at Paragon Sports stores  

My Favorite Green Juice Recipe: Carlin Greenstein

The YinOva Center is the spot for Traditional Chinese Medicine in New York—think acupuncture and Chinese herbs to help heal any number of aches and pains and boost fertility. At the helm of the center’s nutritional counseling department is Carlin Greenstein, who knows just about everything there is to about the role of diet in holistic ...