Melanin Rich Wellness: Rachel Nicks

So what happens when one of New York’s top trainers, who just so happens to be a doula, has her first kid? (Hint: A whole bunch of knowledge drops for the rest of us.)

During Black History Month (and beyond) we’re celebrating today’s black American female wellness influencers. These women are making a difference when it comes to giving a face to minority health along with making wellness more accessible to diverse communities and people of color. You might think Rachel Nicks’ focus on women’s health, and maternal health, […]

Slim, Heal, and Beautify Yourself from the Inside Out

10 foods to eat (and avoid) that affect your belly-bloat plus 16 herbs and spices that’ll burn your belly fat fast.

You know that belly fat you just can’t seem to lose, even when you’re at your ideal weight? This isn’t about losing that belly fat — although you will. You know those skinny jeans you desperately want to get into by this Saturday? This isn’t about dropping weight fast — although you will. The 10-Day […]

5 Foolproof Tips for Running Newbies from a Champion Runner

These running tips from Olympic medalist, Deena Kastor, will have you conquering the pavement in no time.

Running is one of the best forms of exercise available to us. Running regularly helps strengthen our joints and muscles, which isn’t too surprising. Even more so, running has also been shown to help prevent heart disease, high blood pressure, and reduce the risk of certain cancers. And it doesn’t just reap physical benefits; there […]

Melanin Rich Wellness: Koya Webb

This world-famous holistic health expert and yoga pro wants everyone to feel the love.

Black History Month is a time for celebrating our sheroes and heroes. So this month (and beyond) we’re putting black American wellness influencers in the spotlight who deserve more shine. These influencers are making a difference when it comes to giving a face to minority health along with making wellness more accessible to a diverse […]

Nashville’s Favorite Fitness Guru Has A New Health Plan For You!

Ever wonder what keeps celebrities like country star, Carrie Underwood looking so good? Thanks to Erin Oprea's 4 X 4 diet plan, they've discovered that avoiding 4 key foods can change the way they look and feel in just 4 weeks!

We’re all (okay, most of us are) looking for simple solutions to diet and exercise that won’t overwhelm us. That’s why Nashville-based celebrity trainer and nutrition expert Erin Oprea came up with The 4 x 4 Diet. And nope, this diet plan isn’t meant to hit you like a pickup truck, although trucks and singing […]

Yoga Cures: Breathe Your Way Back to Wellness

Heal yourself with these three yogic breathing exercises from Tara Stiles’ book, Yoga Cures.

In today’s hyper-connected, overstimulated world, many of us feel stressed, anxious, depressed, or simply unwell. We soothe ourselves with processed junk food, alcohol, and other “quick fixes,” treating the things that will heal us long-term (like exercise and healthy eating) as a chore—or worse—punishment. But what if our journey back to wellness could be as […]

12 “Healthy” Foods That Wreck Your Diet

Learn how to turn off the genes that are killing you and your waistline.

“The answer to why almost all attempts to lose weight fail resides in your genes and the lies they’ve been feeding you.” ~Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution If you were asked what causes most modern diseases (like heart disease and diabetes), you might say processed foods or stress or sedentary lifestyle. But the real cause is genes. […]

The Dukan Diet: An Adventure in Croatian Cuisine?

Love Mediterranean food but afraid it will derail your diet? Learn how Croatian meals support the principles of the ever so popular Dukan Diet.

Croatians love meat and it is quite literally the center of every meal. Having now been a part of my husband’s Croatian family and this meat-centric way of eating for over ten years, I was happy to see that Dr. Pierre Dukan’s diet plan supports many of the key principals that Croatians have unapologetically embraced […]

Tired of Being Tired? Try Yoga Nidra

45 minutes of this rest cleanse is as beneficial as three hours of sleep.

“If you want to get something done,” my grandmother used to say, “ask the busiest woman you know.” That woman is probably you. And you’re probably really tired. We women are busy, busy, busy. There’s pressure to do it all, have it all, be it all. Tired is our new normal, and that’s not okay. What […]

Going ALL-In On The WHOLE30 Plan

Bestseller, The Whole30 Cookbook, has two new follow up books for the somewhat impatient and overwhelmed (and right on time for the holidays!).

Burgers. Crinkle cut fries. Milkshakes. Those are my weaknesses. So a couple of months ago when Shake Shack opened a few blocks away from my NYC apartment I knew I was in trouble. As a single New Yorker, I pretty much live on all kinds of takeout. My pull towards Shake Shack is next level. […]
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