On the mend

If you’ve been reading this blog to monitor my health and the progress of my lingering cold/cough/lurgy, I have good news: I am feeling much, much better. Yesterday was the first day in weeks that I felt I could go for a proper walk, beyond getting out for scheduled meetings and commitments — indeed, it […]

Dealing out a healthy hand

London Underground playing cards, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey. In my ongoing quest to build healthy activity into my life, I’m embarking on the Lifehacker Workout Challenge. The challenge is just to exercise at least 5 times a week for a month. Any workout will do, but the suggested workouts are so adorably simple for even […]

Just in time for the 80s Prom Party this Friday

(Photo: Doug Menuez/Corbis for New York Magazine) Though they may look (and sound) like Off Broadway send-ups, eighties-inspired workouts like Keightley’s are proliferating. Just as bat-winged sweaters and pegged pants are reappearing on runways, classic cardio burns from the eighties are back in fashion, too. The primary appeal: They’re simple and they make you sweat. […]