All posts in " exercise "

Caffeine Boost

By Organic Spa Magazine / June 26, 2015

  Coffee fans may be citing that recent study that found java may help make workouts more enjoyable, but Athleta has found a new way for it to get a pep in our workout step. The Ready Set Short is actually infused with coffee. That’s right, the brief is composed of S. Cafe, a quick-drying […]


Yoga Alfresco: Take Your Practice Outside

By Laura Beans / June 25, 2015

The summer weather beckons, so why not take your asanas outdoors? With its foundations rooted loosely in nature, taking yoga out-of-doors is an obvious extension of the practice and can profoundly enhance your everyday routine. Open space offers a freedom that simply cannot be found within the confines of even our most favorite yoga studios. Nature […]


Sun Flow Yoga Playlist

By Aimee Furio / June 24, 2015

Playlist by Aimee Furio from Organic Spa Magazine Play this yoga playlist with Spotify, or purchase the songs below! To open Sun Flow in Spotify, click here.   Purchase through Amazon: 1. Stay with Me – Vitamin String Quartet 2. For the Summer – Ray LaMontage 3. We Are One – Wade Imre Morissette 4. Om Shakti Om – Trevor Hall  5. From […]


Exercise Your Willpower

By Nicole Dorsey Straff / March 18, 2014

We generally tend to think that those of us with a semblance of self-control are more likely to adhere to an exercise regimen. Recent research from neuroscientists now introduces the possibility that exercise itself chemically increases your feelings of self-control to help you lose weight and keep exercising. In other words, working out builds your willpower. Adopting […]


Banish a Bummer Body Image

By Nicole Dorsey Straff / March 6, 2014

Women of every shape and size should learn to love and appreciate their bodies, but it requires nourishing positive body images as we age, and helping our daughters, sisters and other young people protect themselves from strict dieting and eating disorders. The earlier a person with an eating disorder seeks treatment, in fact, the greater the […]


Exercise and the Art of Self-control

By Nicole Dorsey Straff / February 27, 2014

For me, knowing that regular exercise mediates daily stress and helps me steal one hour per day all for myself is enough to get me to the gym 4 to 5 days a week. Sometimes I run and do yoga; sometimes I do the elliptical trainer, lift weights and stretch—but I know I’m going to […]