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Trend Watch | Boutique Fitness Scene

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Getting to the gym is hard, we admit it. Whether it’s setting your alarm before 6 a.m. to get an effective sweat in before your eight hour work day, or trying to find the willpower to head there right after you put your time in at the office, it’s never easy to carve out time for the gym in an already hectic schedule. The thought of mindlessly pounding the treadmill or pumping out repetitive weight exercises isn’t very appealing before or after a long day of exhausting your brain, either.... Read More

New Wellness Program at InterContinental London Park

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Travelers looking to stay fit while on vacation can now head to the InterContinental London Park Lane for the new Insider Wellness Experience. In partnership with acclaimed wellness expert Elizabeth Peyton Jones, author of Eat Yourself Young. Jones has worked with clients like actress Thandie Newton to show that small changes can make a big difference. According to the program, "The experience begins before guests even arrive by submitting a photo of their refrigerator’s contents to Elizabeth for review. After assessing the guests’ eating habits, an in-person evaluation is performed in the VIP room of Spa InterContinental where each guest will receive a completely customized two-wee... Read More

Equinox Fitness Club to Open Second Toronto Location

Sep 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Anyone living in an urban metropolis city has probably heard of the luxury gym, Equinox. The upscale fitness and lifestyle club has established a modern and cutting-edge identity and made its presence known via a library of iconic advertising campaigns shot by various pop culture and fashion icons, like the one below. Now the 21-year-old athletic franchiser known for revolutionizing the standard gym into a luxurious fitness and lifestyle experience is expanding its properties with its second Canadian sector.... Read More

Michelle Obama Reveals Her Health and Fitness Secrets

Aug 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Michelle Obama makes fashion news pretty frequently for a number of reasons— most notably her impeccable style, public appearances, and amazing figure. Her landmark advocacies for reversing childhood obesity and fostering healthy eating for both kids and families have probably given you a clue in to Obama’s passions, but you may not know just how gung ho she is about health and fitness— until now. In an inaugural post for iVillage.com, the First Lady, who is the website’s guest-editor this month, revealed her top health secrets. And let me tell you, Ms. Obama does not mess around when it comes to healthy living.... Read More

The Plaza Hotel Offers Professional Athletic Training at La Palestra

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

You know that bucket list you have stashed away somewhere? Whether you have it mentally filed away or scribbled on the back of some scrap paper in your desk drawer, almost all of us have something like, say, a marathon or a Mt. Everest expedition jammed somewhere in there between "Learn French," and... Read More

Fashionable Fitness & Workout Gear

Apr 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  1 Comment

Whether you’re a fitness maven or a workout newbie, finding fashionable and flattering active wear can be an overwhelming obstacle that deters before even stepping foot in the gym. Leave the workout wardrobe to us—we’ve rounded up some seriously cute pieces that will turn heads while you tone it up this season.... Read More

The White Barn Inn and Spa Hosts Summer Lifestyle Retreat in Maine

Apr 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

The White Barn Inn, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, is hosting its "Lifestyle Retreat" June 14-16. The two-night event will feature a unique twist on the traditional wellness... Read More

The Ranch at Live Oak / Malibu Unveils Expansion of its Luxury Fitness Facility

Jul 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Ranch at Live Oak / Malibu, the fitness retreat that's a favorite of health-conscious celebs, has unveiled its first expansion since opening last fall. The new 2,200-square-foot Romper Room gym is a newly remodeled 1960s wood vaulted, beamed building with 16-foot floor-to-ceiling windows and mirrors that reflect the surrounding mountains and ocean views.... Read More

Krav Maga: The Official Martial Arts System of the Israeli Defense Forces

Jul 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

Krav Maga is a fighting martial art used by law enforcement, by the DEA, the FBI, the CIA and thousands upon thousands of civilians who want to turn mush into muscle and/or learn how to fend off would-be attackers.... Read More

Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat Gets Celebs Fit for Summer

Jun 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Wondering how Hollywood salutes summer? JustLuxe headed out to the annual Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat in Beverly Hills to break a sweat with celebrities and soak in the rejuvenating prep work that goes into stealing the spotlight during swimsuit season.... Read More

BMI Not as Accurate as Waist Size in Predicting Heart Disease

Jun 1, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The BMI, or Body Mass Index, has become a number that most are obsessed with, and watch closely to determine their risk of diseases; however, a new study has shown that a high BMI is indicative of a low risk of heart disease. Those who scoff at... Read More

Madonna's Hard Candy Fitness Center Opens Late November

Oct 27, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

News & Trends: Madonna plans to be at the grand opening of the launching her first fitness center in Mexico City at the end of November. The first of many Hard Candy Fitness Center will opens its doors on the Monday following theThanksgiving weekend. The 30,000 square-foot complex is located in the upscale Bosques de las Lomas area.

Madonna and business partners, her manager Guy Oseary and New Evolution Ventures, have plans in place for Hard Candy Fitness Centers to open 10 additional locations in Russia, Brazil, Argentina, and throughout Europe and Asia. Mexico City is among the top 10 richest cities in the world, ranking eighth overall in 2008. Other sites for the fitness center will be... Read More

Fitness Book: You Are Your Own Gym

Aug 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Health & Beauty: Author and trainer Mark Lauren has recently released a new fitness book perfect for luxury travelers. You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women is chock filled with exercises that are easy to do at home or on-the-go and get professional results.... Read More

Optimal Nutrition for Health and Beauty

Feb 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Health & Beauty: The latest in anti-aging works from the inside out. San Diego based Optimal Nutrition Inc's president Michelle Weinstein is teaching people how to look good, feel good and stay that way by changing the way you eat. Based on the... Read More

Clarissa’s Pilates: Private, Luxury Pilates Studio in Los Angeles

Feb 9, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Health & Fitness: Anyone who has tried Pilates can attest to what a different workout it is, while almost immediately rewarding.... Read More

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