Hot Yoga: Tips and Tools We Sweat and Swear By

When I tell my friends about how much I love the hot yoga classes I’ve been attending, I get some version of the same response every time: “That sounds awful. We live in Florida. It’s already hot! I sweat way too much for that!” Oh, you think you sweat too much? Have...

A Book, A Deal, and A Contest: Introducing The Bordeaux Kitchen—A Masterwork of French Food, Wine and Culture

Of all the books I’ve been involved with over the past decade, including my own titles, I have to say this one is simply unsurpassed in the level of depth and detail. This book is Tania’s life’s work, and her passion and comprehensive education spills out onto every page. The incredibly informative writing...

Yoga to Boost Your Strength and Courage

We all have those days when we don’t feel quite like ourselves — like something’s a little off and we’re  not feeling our usual level of awesomeness. I’ve been there, too — so many times. Sometimes I know why (not enough sleep, being overworked, too much … AHEM...

Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

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How You Can Lose Fat, Get Fit, and Build Muscle by Exercising Less

There is common assumption that more exercise is better. It isn’t. What if I told you that you could get lean, lose body fat, and build muscle by exercising less? Well, that’s exactly what I did. Read on to see how. Cardio Doesn’t Really Burn Fat If getting lean were as straightforward as lacing up your shoes...