4 Tips for a Positive Hot Yoga Experience

Hot yoga, also referred to as Bikram yoga, came into existence after its founder, Bikram Choudhury, noticed that his students typically spent their lunch breaks in the sauna. Interested in mixing the two experiences, Choudhury began to add heat to the yoga room and, ultimately, hot yoga was born. Conducted in 104 degree Fahrenheit temperatures (40 degrees Celsius) that are humid in addition to being hot, this particular type of yoga is much like coffee. Either you love it or [...]

Hot Yoga With Infrared Heat? « WCCO

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New Study Finds That Eating Just A Little Less May Have Big Health Benefits

What would happen if you cut your daily food intake by just 15 percent? According to a new study published in Cell Press, quite a lot. The study took a careful look at exactly what happened when a group of healthy, non-obese adults cut 15 percent of their daily food intake over a two-year period. By the end of the study, which was the first randomized controlled trial on the metabolic impact of food restriction conducted on non-obese humans, [...]

Advice Columnist On How To Deal With Food Pushers

If your fam makes the mom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding look like Weight Watchers coaches, then you need to read the letter that Washington Post advice columnist Carolyn Hax responded to recently. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below A person who ID’d themselves only as “Dieter” wrote to Hax saying that, about a year and a half ago, they made some “significant lifestyle changes” to try to be healthier and lose weight. The dieter took up hot yoga, cut [...]

5 ways to relax near Vail, from nearby hot springs to IV bars

In the Vail Valley, we like to charge hard. Whether we’re racking up the vertical feet on the mountains, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing through snowy vistas, hiking the area’s many trails or snowmobiling in the backcountry, the Vail community centers around outdoor activity. However, we don’t always take the time to re-charge. If all that mountain fun has left you tired, sore or simply in need of a day off, then the area’s vibrant health and wellness community has [...]

How Villanova star Omari Spellman transformed from fat to fit

The Villanova Wildcats’ Omari Spellman was finishing up a stellar performance in the team’s Sweet 16 win against West Virginia on Friday with 18 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks when a photo of him started making the rounds on Twitter. The tweet showed a softer, pudgier Spellman playing in high school – a stark contrast to the incredibly fit, muscular athlete he is now. John Shackelton, the team’s strength and conditioning coach, minces no words in his appraisal of the younger Spellman: “He [...]