Guest Post

Marathons are hard, but how you prepare the morning of your race is just as important as the run itself. Here, running coach Jason Fitzgerald shares his top tips for performing your best.

What Meditation Isn't
Does meditation really work for everyone? Are some people just not wired for it? Here's the real deal on the most common misconceptions from mindfulness meditation coach Louise Jensen.
Autoimmune Diseases and Young Adults
Dr. Bonnie Feldman breaks down the causes, symptoms, and challenges involved in diagnosing autoimmune diseases and obliterates the myth that young adults are immune to these life-altering disorders.
Male Body Image Disorders
By focusing all of our attention on the media, we may fail to understand the nuance and complexity of these very serious disorders. Brian Cuban, who has recovered from a 27-year battle with eating and body dysmorphic disorders, explains why.
How to Banish Work Stress
Anyone who's ever held any kind of job, ever, knows that work can be stressful. Our writer breaks down the mental myths that are keeping us stressed and shares a series of simple action steps for staying mindful—and calm—on the job.

Entrepreneur and former collegiate gymnastics champion Jason Shen had a less-than-awesome experience running his first marathon. Find out what went wrong and how we can all learn from his rocky road to the finish line.


Guest contributor JC Deen guides us through a healthy approach to building muscle, including how to set realistic goals for gaining strength and size.

GUEST POST: One personal trainer's account of the hardest race of his life: from the bottom to the top of the Empire State Building on foot (that's 86 stories and 1,576 steps in less than 15 minutes!).

Fresh, hand-grown fruits and vegetables from a local farming initiative (CSA) are a treat, but what happens when you get three potatoes, a radish, and a pound of kale? We break down what to do with any and all of your veggies.

GUEST POST: Trainer and fitness expert Jonathan Goodman takes us through his personal transformation through exercise, and how lifting helped define who is he today.

GUEST POST: Nia Shanks defines "Nutrition Insanity" and offers three tips for regaining our sanity by listening to our bodies.
Man Yoga
GUEST POST: Think yoga is just for ladies? Think again — both men and women can benefit from this ancient form of exercise and meditation.