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>Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Standing up and moving throughout the workday is crucial for optimal wellbeing. So take every opportunity to get out of your chair and move that body! While it’s best to take a complete break from the office environment, multiple walks outside may not be realistic for everyone. If you’re indoors without a standing or treadmill […]

>How to Be Swimsuit Ready (and Still Enjoy Food!)

Beach Party

Memorial Day is on its way, and if the weather allows, it’s the first weekend many of us will be making an appearance in a bathing suit this year. While it’s most important to eat to support our internal health, we also know that looking great on the outside is a happy side effect of a […]

>Gift Guide for the Wellness-Minded Mama

Tulips & Gift Box

We adore our moms, but each year, it can be a challenge to decide what to gift the woman who gave us life. Do we go the traditional route with flowers, or try something more creative? If your mother leads a healthy lifestyle, or is working on making wellness a focus, here are some gift […]

>Fight Your Springtime Allergies with Food

Dandelion

Spring is underway, and we’re finally getting a taste of warm weather here in New York City. We’re committing to outdoor workouts, leaving our desks for lunch, and ditching the subway to walk to our destination whenever possible. There’s only one downside to this transition. Even if you’re a relatively healthy person, it can be […]

>Hikers & Bikers! High-Energy Trail Mix Options

Hiker

Hiking and biking are two of the most enjoyable workouts you can do outdoors—so much so, that you won’t even feel like you’re exercising. The scenery is ever changing, so you won’t get bored with your surroundings—and you’ll burn a ton of calories. Since you’re expending so much energy, it’s always recommended to pack a […]

>The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

Running Shoes and OJ

If you’re like most, when you think of exercise, you picture running on a treadmill in a dark, crowded gym. Now that the weather is warming up, there’s a better option. Plenty of people exercise outside. In fact, there are numerous benefits to taking your workout to the park, beach, field or street.   > […]

>Spring Cleansing…for Your Living Space

Cleaning Tools

As the season that signifies renewal, the onset of spring is the perfect opportunity to plant positive seeds for the remainder of the year. Aside from cleansing the body internally with nutrient-dense plant-based foods and juices, it’s also the time to literally ‘clean house’ and rejuvenate the space around you. While you sip your Green […]

>Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Apple and a Baseball

Baseball season has just begun, and if you’re like many spectators, you may have a hard time staying on track with your healthy diet when ballpark food is all around you. And if your seats are near the aisle, it will be easy to robotically pass food and money back-and-forth the entire game. As if […]

>Niacin: Friend or Foe?

Nutritional Supplement

Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, seems to be a hot topic of conversation these days. Every time you turn around, someone is talking about its great benefits and recommending a supplement. Well, before you do, it’s important to understand that although niacin offers great benefits, too much of any good thing may have some […]

>March Madness: Take the OA Health Challenge!

Basketball Plate

For many, March is just that ‘in-between’ month before the spring weather hits—a countdown to brighter, warmer days ahead. For sports enthusiasts, March is one of the year’s highlights—the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament—68 college basketball teams competing for the national championship. Whether you have a team to root for or not, OA has pitted […]