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You know a workout is much more likely when you look fashionable and fabulous (code: baggy t-shirts be-gone). And with summer fast approaching, now’s the time to get warm-weather-ready by sliding into the chicest Athleisure looks to hit the racks. One look at what’s on the rack and you won’t be...

CJ Gurtin was tired. She was run-down, craving sugar and caffeine. There was no denying her body was telling her she needed a change. Late last year, she decided it was time to try something new and gave a Chakra Flow Yoga class a go. There, she met homeopath and yoga...

The clever people at Hong Kong’s Eatology (www.eatologyasia.com) have come up with this dairy-free, super delicious sweet treat recipe to satisfy your tastebuds when nothing but comfort food will do. Quite simply, the combination of soymilk and cooked rice results in a creamy, dairy-free dessert (the coconut milk cooks the rice...

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat? The good news is, you can - without giving up a healthy approach to eating. This tasty, nutrition-packed snack provides plenty of energy to get you through the day. Protein Packed Choc Ball (Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar-free, high protein). Ingredients: 1 cup Organic Traditions raw...

Most people don’t understand ‘The Hundred’, originally Joseph Pilates’ first exercise in the mat work sequence, otherwise known as Reach and Pull. We’re all too busy thinking about lifting our legs, not letting bellies pop out, worrying about the neck. It’s exhausting…mentally speaking....

You might not be in the running for an Academy Award, but you can still get the dewy, fresh and healthy skin we’ll be seeing on the red carpet this awards season. Emily Chang, former finance executive and founder and curator of natural skin care marketplace Beautegrity.com, stresses that less is...

If you feel the need to overhaul your diet after the holidays but don’t know how to start, look no further than the experts. Jessica Williams – mother, yoga and Pilates instructor and a holder of a Master's of Science degree in Holistic Nutrition, as well as co-founder of nutrition supplement...

If forgoing your favorite treats and foods sounds too much like hard work this new year, try this mindset; choosing alkaline foods over acidic. While the body is designed to balance its pH whatever we eat, the foods that fall into the alkaline category are, categorically, healthier for us. You’ll...

These pancakes are the favorite breakfast treat for Flex fitness instructor Tylira Miller-Crispe. When she feels like something nice that isn't too unhealthy she turns to this very easy, quick and foolproof recipe that results in a delicious and energizing meal....

As if Pilates wasn’t already one of the leading body-mind workouts, it also has numerous celeb ambassadors who just can’t get enough. You don’t have to look far on the Internet to read flowing praise for Josef Pilates’ Contrology. Where Madonna and Gwyneth lead, others follow. Andy why do they...

Most people associate Pilates with the core, and they're not wrong. However, Joseph Pilates’ Contrology movements all initiate from what he called the Pilates Powerhouse, and the powerhouse is so much more than the core. Comprising the abdominals, the buttocks and the inner thighs, when these multiple layers of muscles...