Allow me to pull my pants up to my nipples before I get started.Ahh. That's better. Now where was I? Oh, yeah. These -- I don't know what you call them -- fun runs? Themed 5Ks? Costumed, sweat-fests? They are what's truly wrong with America. (Yes, worse even than Taylor Swift.) What is it about toda ... More >>
The important thing to do as you hear the news in this blog post is to remain calm.
Take a deep breath.
Close your eyes and picture puppies frolicking in a field.
Take another deep breath.
Do you practice yoga? Go over into the corner and assume whatever position puts you in touch with your inne ... More >>
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and his counterparts in 43 other states reached a $40-million settlement today with with Skechers USA over how the company marketed its Shape-Ups, Tone-Ups, and the Skechers Resistance Runner athletic shoes.
"We have alleged that Skechers made health-relat ... More >>
Dozens of these litter my personal swanktuary.Fired Up Missouri recently pointed out some of the more inane bills proposed by our state legislature, and HB 1063, proposed by Rep. Pat Conway (D-St. Joe) is particularly egregious.And I quote, "HB 1063 designates the exercise known as 'jumping jacks ... More >>
St. Louis, it seems, never finishes well in those Internet-age lists that rank cities based on the perceived health, happiness, etc. of their residents. Shocking, then, that the list maker of all list makers, Daily Beast, recently ranked St. Louis among the fittest cities in the nation. Of course ... More >>
And get on the damn Wii Fit.And...it's diet and exercise. What a shock, right?Researchers at Washington University published their findings in the March 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. They placed 100 obese seniors between the ages of 65 and 85 into four groups: one on a reduced- ... More >>
image viaThis could be you...ish.You there, kicking it at the desk job. Aren't personal trainers sexy? With the help of St. Louis-based American Sports and Fitness Association, you too can become a certified personal trainer! And by proxy, you'd become -- that's right -- sexy.The ASFA offers onli ... More >>
Monday, March 15, marked the first Yoga for Foodies event at Southtown Yoga and Local Harvest Cafe.
image credit"The class was focused on sensory experiences," reports Southtown Yoga owner and instructor Brigette Niedringhaus. "We did a nice flow with lots of twists to help aid digestion, a ... More >>
Tonight Southtown Yoga couples with Local Harvest for St. Louis' first yoga-food experience. Southtown owner Brigette Niedringhaus will lead an hour of vinyasa flow yoga, suitable for all skill levels. When the session culminates with its final relaxation, participants dine on a three-course veget ... More >>
Today the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has an interesting story about the Missouri Department of Revenue's determination that yoga studios are fitness centers and therefore subject to the state's 4 percent sales tax on the latter.The yoga lobby -- OK, that's a stretch, but Unreal couldn't resist -- co ... More >>