Zhara Bryant

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The Newest Take on Indoor Cycling

PLUS: Why you should take the plunge and try it<p>Addicted to indoor cycling and its awesome benefits? There’s a workout that’s just as effective—and way easier on your body. While physical therapists and Europeans jumped on the fitness trend years ago, fitness centers across the country are now …

Should meat be more of a treat?

If the world’s meat-eating is unsustainable, should we give up the turkey (and ham, and beef) at Christmas?<p>''Do you eat dead crab, Aunty Bee?” asked my niece one day, as I was about to tuck into some particularly succulent crab cakes. (Her mother, my sister, is a vegetarian.) And I had to admit …

14 Day Meditation Challenge

• Yes it’s completely free!<br>• The perfect way for you to learn meditation & bring mindfulness into your life.<br>• Visit the 14 Day Meditation Challenge Website …

The Meaning of True Love (from a Buddhist’s Perspective).

Did you ever fall in love with someone?<p>I did.<p>Love and longing can drive anyone to perpetually clinging to an object of desire, with no end in sight—a …

8 Good Morning Questions that Create Happiness

<i>The morning is extremely important. It is the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict</i> …

Create Your Life: Having Nothing Can Mean Having Everything

<b>“Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.” ~Unknown</b><p>A decade ago, as a nomadic adventure-seeker, I traveled …

The Wandering Mind

In a stunning study, it was revealed that our minds are unfocused a staggering 47 percent of the time. That means that on average, we spend half of …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

Meditation and Longevity - h+ Media

Imagine designing an experiment – even an idealized experiment – to test the effect of meditation on life span. Animal models are useless. Best would …

Don't be self conscious at the gym (and 5 other exercise tips).

By AMY STOCKWELL<p>First, some caveats: I’m not one of those people who likes exercise. I don’t feel the endorphin-hit that people talk about. Despite …

Dog Food

Out There: Absence Of Negativity

<i>It’s amazing what the body can do once the mind gets into shape.</i><p>Last weekend, I was in Las Vegas to cover a race for <i>Triathlete</i> magazine<i>.</i> At a …

The 10 best pasta sauce recipes Give your pasta a break from the bolognese and broaden your repertoire with these refreshing new recipe ideas, from purple pesto to miso and oranges http://t.gu.com/oQlnn Photography: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Food

Dark Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake Baked Oatmeal

Dark Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake Baked Oatmeal.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 22, 2013 91<p>Are you seeing a pattern here?<p>I’m a leeeeettle cheesecake obsessed.<p>Can’t …

Meditation In Action: How To Turn Running Into A Mindfulness Practice

<i>By Headspace</i><p>Running most certainly has its benefits: It's good for our hearts and our heads. Many have turned running into a daily habit. And while there's much to gain from performing the physical activity, there's a lot we're missing out on when we slip into a semi-conscious state when doing the …

A Once-A-Week Ab Workout To Build A Rock-Solid Core

<i>By Nora Tobin for Shape.com</i><p>Just as a well-built house starts with a solid foundation, a truly fit body starts with a strong core. Whether you're hoisting weights, chasing balls, or just sitting up straight at a desk, your core muscles help you do it better, with less effort and less risk of …

Yoga For Energy: 10 Uplifting Poses To Fight Fatigue (PHOTOS)

When you're stuck in an afternoon slump or waking up bleary-eyed after a late night, yoga may not be the first thing you turn to for a jolt of energy. But an invigorating Sun Salutation or <i>Virabhadrasana</i> (Warrior II) could be exactly what your body needs to fight fatigue.<p>Turns out, in addition to …

3 Steps to Become a Runner

Running is one of the most efficient, accessible workouts—and hitting the road could be your key to scoring a healthy heart and lean body. Here's how to get started<p>If you're thinking you want to start running, just know you'll be in good company—and a lot of it. It's arguably the most popular form …