#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: An Open Letter to my Body

Dear Body, For fuggsake! I know you're doing the best you can today. I'm sure things feel tired and tight, and you're not necessarily interested in hearing from me. But I'm the swift kick in the ass you need to get yourself to workout today. You need to balance out the aggression of your morning commute and long...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Shopping Is My Cardio

In this town, freshness is everything. Take that peculiar spot in your neighborhood. One day it's a Chinese restaurant. A few months later, it's a German beer garden. Along the same lines but without the pesky ownership changes, activewear store Athleta now doubles as a fitness studio. [caption id="attachment_5604" align="alignleft" width="197"]Grand Opening Gift Bags Read more

Duck Hits The Gym!

The biggest foodie season is upon us, and that means gourmet grub! It's important to stay fit and practice preventitive care even during the busiest (and foodies) times of the year, and to do it safely. This one-of-a-kind integrated marketing campaign focused on fitness and wellness, reminding us the importance of staying safe when hitting the...
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Let's review the facts. Fact #1: Yoga isn't always your favorite. Fact #2: Unless you're doing it in front of a giant stuffed giraffe on a custom Manduka mat under a sky light in the middle of China Town. Then Yoga's kind of your favorite. You usually know what you're in for when you venture into Chinatown --change...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: UBarre X Bandier Event

You've heard the hoopla. So much hoopla. The UBarre is slowly starting to reveal herself. And, well....she's marvelous. Also female, apparently. The equipment, designed, invented and patented by model/actress Kodi Kitchen (you may have seen her on General Hospital) and Nadine Levitt (founder of the app Wurrly) is a conversation piece. And...
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There are a couple of things you can do to get in American Ninja Warrior-type shape. You could hurl yourself over every existing barricade in New York City during rush hour. That's one way. Or just add this ten minute TRX (otherwise known as "handles hanging from the ceiling") workout to your daily routine. Aim for 10 repitions of...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Banish the Backfat

Want to banish the back fat, and the bat wings all in one move no equipment required? Drum roll please..... The inverted V push up! So how do you do it? inverted pushup A. Start in a regular push-up position, with hands wider than shoulder distance apart, then pike your hips towards...
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Every year around this time, it happens. That feeling. The sudden, overwhelming urge to pack up, leave behind your old self and live out the rest of your days as a high-speed bike messenger. Or…maybe not. Maybe you just get the urge to blow off some steam with some healthy competition. Literally. In that case, check out Swerve...
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#WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Started From The Autumn

Football season. Sweater weather. Flannel and plaid. Oh, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes (I see you Starbucks). Yep; fall is pretty great. It is the place where one thing ends and another begins. Now that the "cool front" has rolled in (at a chilling 70 degrees….brrr), and that "autumn" zing is starting to settle in the air,...
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  This city is one big obstacle course. You dodge cars, bike messengers, dog poo on the sidewalk (horse poo if you're in the park), and tourists daily. You casually stand next to sky scrapers and slap them down with the back of your hand. FullSizeRender-5You're one tough SOB. So...
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This weekend you may find yourself stranded Uptown. Cabs: MIA. Your friend: not wearing her power-walking heels. Your move: an exercise to access the full lengthening and tone of the hamstring muscles located in the backside of the upper leg.


Suspension Bridge

SETUP: Lie down on your back and place the backs of the heels on a...
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The best part about a great hike: all that walking around. It's great. Some of the best landscapes inhabit hard-to-reach places. So this past Labor Day weekend I opted for wilderness woman over beach bunny. Harriman State Park, Pine Meadow Lake is the surest way to release your inner Bear Grylls. Without all the fighting-for-your-life stuff. That is unless...
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Arizona Tattoo Removal with PicoWay

arizona_midday_10_logoToday we talk tattoo removal with the help of PicoWay on AZ Midday. Ink remorse is a thing of the past since the creation of this Syneron- Candela in-office device. For more information on what we discussed on the show today check out picowaylaser.com and if...
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