“Equinox Yoga Instructor Briohny Smyth has been dedicated to yoga for over 15 years. We spent a morning with her at the Mondrian Hotel in Soho, where she took the athleticism, artistry and sensuality of arm balancing to a new level with a flow from her personal practice. Watch her make the magic happen in the video above.” (via Equinox)
Woah! Mud Race Training. And we thought we were tough doing a half-marathon.
Fewer than three months to go before the Pennsylvania Tough Mudder and I still am basically made of Jello. Yikes!
Reminds me of an old favorite: http://thisiswhyyourefat.tumblr.com/
All The Food You Eat Is Why You’re Fat
But it’s not your fault. The human brain isn’t very good at not eating as much food as possible. So when companies give you so much food, you’re going to gorge yourself. Time for some lessons in proper portions.
Running, walking and biking even during the coldest months? “Before you scoff, consider that you can actually increase your calorie burn when your body has to not only feed your muscles to keep you going but also keep you warm,” writes Sabira Taher. This week in BodySmart, Taher helps get your workout ready for winter—whether you’ll be inside or out.
Also in the issue: good news about beer; a supplement that can boost exercise results; Weight Watchers-friendly holiday cookies; and much more. Read all about it here.
Want to get rid of neck pain? Try this Move of the Week.