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Benefits of a Spa: We Went to Glen Ivy Hot Springs & Learned How to Relax (and Have Great Skin)

As a new year begins, many of us resolve to put our health first. Good health includes your mood, skin, ability to laugh, and movement, of course! Purely for scientific reasons (!!!) we went to Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona, California to test out the medicinal waters in the 19 pools, plus some of the treatments. Happy New Year to us all!

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Who Inspires You to Live a Fit and Healthy Life?

We were invited by Attune Foods to write about our #FitClean role models. We decided to take them up on it and share who inspired us to live active lives. Both of us stuck close to home for our inspiration choices, while talking about how we then traveled the world with fitness!

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7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

It’s Thanksgiving, which means the start of the “Eat Too Much; Move Too Little” season. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We share seven tips to help you avoid turning Thanksgiving into Thanks-gorging!

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Transformative Travel: 11 Helpful Tips for Travelers

How far from home do you have to travel be changed or transformed to a somewhat (or possibly completely) different person? And can travel really change how you think, observe and respond to the world? I say it can and does. In 1973, my mom took 4 of her 5 kids (all teens) backpacking through Europe. Before we left California, she explained that we were ambassadors from our culture/ country, and shared 11 tips that would affect how we view the world.

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Father’s Day: Happiness, Love and Health

What does Father’s Day have in common with exercise? Is there a link between movement and how positively your view your life and relationships? For Boomers, this day can be especially poignant, as we either remember our fathers or contemplate their remaining years.

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Drenched 5K Run is Coming: Ready for Some Summer Fun?

Want a fun activity that is sort of a 5K, but without the actual need to race? The Drenched 5K summer fun run is coming. You don’t even have to run! Our kind of Boomer fun. Family-friendly. A water fight. And a summer party. A fun run. Or walk. Or mosey.

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Giveaway: Anytime Fitness Membership for a Year

Start 2013 with an extra something special to help you meet your workout goals. One of our readers is about to win a one-year membership to Anytime Fitness. Yeah, it’s that big a deal! We won a photo contest that Anytime Fitness held, and our prize is really YOUR prize — a full year’s membership to give away to one of you.

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Thanksgiving: Family, Food and Fitness

We hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, filled with fellowship, food, family, friends and of course, fitness! We took our own advice about going for walks to avoid the weight gain that occurs at this time of year. Please enjoy some photos from the weekend. It was very sunny and hot at the top of mountain, and very cloudy and wet at the beach.

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How to Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving

You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.

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End of Summer Trip to Rancho la Puerta

We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!

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