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Benefits of massage therapy

Not only does a massage feel really good, but it has been proven that even just a quick 10-minute massage can reduce muscle inflammation...

R & R and stress-control, the final keys

Last month, we talked about the four keys to wellness, including the first two, diet and exercise. Here are the other keys...

The Keys of wellness

Wellness. A common word we all hear daily. And, truthfully, we all want it. Why not? Healthy body and mind? Longer life?...

Seven foods to ignite your workouts

We all gather into the grocery store with hundreds of food choices daily to pick from. Many of us always end up...

How to maximize your training for fat loss

Every day, I see the same folks on the treadmills and ellipticals. Every month, they put in grueling minute after minute in...

Beware of the New Year’s resolution

Make fitness a year-long commitment New Year’s resolutions are relatively easy to make but can be difficult to put into practice. ...

Why join a gym? ( And how to make the investment...

The medical definition of health is: a state of optimal physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity....

How to supersize your arms

Good, efficient and effective strength training doesn’t just “happen,” and this includes developing well-built, appealing arm musculature. Like everything in life, there’s...

Balancing the body with Pilates

There are many ways to achieve and keep fitness in your life. Some folks opt for a regimen of cardio exercise or...

Bringing sexy back

The back is perhaps the most neglected area of fitness. For whatever reasons, many people seem to focus most of their workout...

Smart strength training: Make your bottom half your better half

How many folks have you seen working out at the gym and showing off those huge biceps, big chests and small waists but wearing...

Reiki healing and health

Well-being refers not only to physical health, but also emotional, mental and spiritual health. It has long been accepted that physical health...

An endangered species: children who play

In the “old days,” a column about kids’ fitness in a gay newspaper would seem odd, to say the least. With adoption...

Why investing in massage makes sense

It seems expensive, time-consuming, a luxury. But not when you consider the many health and fitness benefits of massage. A simple...

Nutrition, true or false?

There are a lot of misconceptions about food and nutrition. Likely, you have heard some expert say any number of the following....

The real health-care solution

If you ask people to explain the new health-care reform legislation, you will get several different answers. The most common answer seems...

Keeping it simple when it comes to nutrition

With the economy in a constant state of turmoil, it can make us feel like we have no control. And, while I...

Ready for spring break?

Are you ready for spring break yet, or are you still working on dropping those last few pounds? If you fit into the latter...

The real magic bullet: consistency

Have you been as busy as I have lately? Sometimes it seems that there just aren’t enough hours in the day. You...



Bias fueled police violence at 1991 ACT UP protest

In July, 2021, members of the local iteration of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) convened for a peaceful action outside of Mayor...

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Butt of the joke

Light amid rage and ignorance