Charity Day at Lord and Taylor

Lord & Taylor is proud to announce its first ever Charity Day this 2017. The event will take place Saturday, January 14, 2017 to benefit the Look Good Feel Better® charitable program. All 50 Lord & Taylor stores will participate in the “new year, new you” theme to raise funds for Look Good Feel Better®, which is dedicated to changing the way people with cancer approach their disease. The focus is to help cancer patients deal with the appearance side effects of treatment, and reminding th...
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All About Bikram

Bikram is a form of Yoga that includes the same 26 poses, including 2 breathing poses, for 90 minutes.  The room temperature is set to approximately 104 degrees Fahrenheit with the humidity at 40%.  Bikram class is a moving meditation where the instructor talks you through the moves versus demonstrating the moves.  Regardless of where you practice, the dialogue is pretty much the same as they do follow a script.  This allows practictioners to be more in the moment. There are several health be...
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The OMsignal Smart Bra that Tracks Running Performance

Not interested in a smart watch to help you with your New Year’s resolution? How about a sports bra? After all, it’s something you have to wear when exercising right? OMsignal (a Canadian company) is launching a "smart" bra for fitness techie gurus interested in the next best wearable at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas. Back in 2014, the company released a collection of smart shirts for men, and now they are adding a product for women that’s interested in we...
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Stay Fit this Holiday Season

This is a crazy time of year.  We all have so many parties to go to that are filled with yummy food and drinks, and it is just going to get crazier this weekend for many of us.  This craziness is not the time to ditch your fitness program though, it can even be a great time to start one up. If you have already started to think of New Year resolutions and are in the mindset of loosing all the weight you plan on gaining these next few days, do a quick switch of your mindset and start thinking a...
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Getting Started; Tips for a New Runner

It can be overwhelming when you start something new, no matter what it is. But like anything new, it all starts with the courage to get out there and try. Running is no different, it all starts with putting one foot in front of the other and consistently doing this on a regular schedule to improve and meet your goals. Ya can’t fake it with running, and honestly, that is why I love it. There are no short cuts to having a good race, just plain old hard work. I frequently get asked tips a...
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Let Me Be Your Beach Body Coach

Beach Body Coach
Many of you don't know I was once a swimsuit model & also did promotional modeling throughout the 90's. Yes, my before baby body was a size 2 and my toned muscles sure did look great in my tan skin. The photographers always knew how to make me look even toner by having me suck, and tuck and twist with each pose, making me look like a chiseled size zero at times. I looked good and I knew it. How did I do it? I worked hard. Real hard. I worked out everyday and barely ate, oh and um, no kids...
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High Blood Pressure? Avoid These Foods

Sometimes we tend to focus on losing weight too much and forget the many other reasons why we have to watch what we eat.  High blood pressure is one good reason a healthy diet is crucial. With high blood pressure you want to have a diet low in fat grams and sodium. Instead of looking for another diet pill resource, here's a list of ten foods you should really avoid if you are concerned about high blood pressure. 1. Pickles - Pickles are low in calories but they are loaded with sodiu...
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Aging Gracefully

Like it or not, aging is inevitable. But some people seem to age much more gracefully than others. What’s their trick? Sadly, there’s no magic formula – when it comes to aging well and fighting the clock, there are no substitutes for a healthy and active lifestyle. But there are ways to fight the physical effects of aging so you can look your best and feel young at heart.   Skincare As you age, your skincare routine needs to evolve – you shouldn’t be using the same products you use...
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