• My Instagram followers already know this, but here’s a confession for everyone else: I just came back from a surprise trip to South Beach. So while you may accuse me of having too much Miami on the brain and sun on the skin, trust me: This three-move glute workout from a trainer at South Beach’s Equinox gym is the real deal. Best part? You can do it in 12 minutes flat. [Q by Equinox]
Okay, okay I know this is for kids and all, but do you think they’ll notice if one full-size, just-turned-30 health editor shows up? Because I’m betting the upcoming cookie-making workshops at Nest will be just as much fun for adults as kids.
Well, dang. Vancouver-based yoga giant Lululemon announced this morning that its co-founder and chairman, Chip Wilson, is stepping down from his post and will be out by next June. The announcement comes on the heels of yet another Lulu brouhaha last month, when Wilson made a now infamous gaffe, stating on Bloomberg TV that his company’s pants “don’t work for some women’s bodies” and that the sheerness of the fabric is less of a product defect and more an issue when there’s “rubbing through the thighs, how much pressure is there over a period of time, how much they use it.” And then the collective brain of the Internet exploded.
Happy snow day, Be Wellers! Today is the perfect day to work from home in your bathrobe with a steaming mug of hot cocoa to keep you warm. If you had big workout plans and don’t want to give them up entirely, may I suggest this stir-crazy-busting indoor workout created by Main Line personal trainer Audrey McKenna Hasse (a.k.a brains behind our BeWOW workouts)? It’s simple: 10 exercises you can do in your living room without changing out of your PJs.
Happy at-home sweating, y’all.
T-minus 15 days until Christmas! If your shopping list is still a mile long, we can help:
Step one: See if there are any runners on your list.
Step two: Get them any one (or two, or three, depending on how much you like them) of the gifts on this list, and you’re good to go.
See? Wasn’t that easy? We asked the pros at Philadelphia Runner to pick their favorite gifts for runners this holiday season. See their ideas below, then check out these items for yourself tomorrow night at our Holiday Shopping Party at PR’s Center City store. Can’t wait to see you there!
The SEPTA trains are decorated with candy-cane wrapping paper and the Macy’s Christmas lights are up and running: Holiday season is officially in full-swing, folks! If you, like me, are a perennial last-minute shopper, you will appreciate our brand-spanking new Holiday Gift Guide board on Pinterest. There, you’ll find everything from tiny stocking stuffers to the biggest and best gifts for all the fitness-loving health junkies in your life.
And so they did it. A group of crazy-awesome ultramarathoners (word has it, there were over 100 of them at the starting line) actually ran the 30+ mile course at the Rocky 50K Fat Ass Run on Saturday. If you didn’t make it out (or if you did, and you want to relive the fun), here’s what the day looked like on Instagram.
From candy canes and Christmas cookies to roasted meats, rich gravies, and buttery side dishes, the holidays bring endless indulgences. By now, your calendar is probably jam-packed with cocktail parties, holiday feasts, and cookie swaps—and all of these are bound to be accompanied by high-fat, high-calorie foods. When you’re surrounded by such dishes and desserts all season long, who doesn’t want to try a bite of this, a nibble of that?
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