Health & Fitness

The Time Is NOW

 by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition How many times have you cried in desperation, “I’ve just got to change! I can’t stand the way things are!” But then, over time this cry becomes a whisper and nothing is done. Frustrated, you wonder why you keep […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Outdoor Running

Yes, it’s cold out there! Actually, it’s really cold—but that’s no excuse not to go running! I still gear up and go out, even if it’s in the single digits outside, and even if there’s a ton of snow on the ground. Luckily, you can gear up too, thanks to Rodale’s. They have everything you […]

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High Net-Gain Nutrition

by guest blogger Brendan Brazier, athlete, author, and creator of Vega and Thrive Forward My nutrition philosophy, summarized in the Thrive book series, is not based around calories, but focuses instead on what I like to call high net-gain nutrition. By eating foods that are easy to digest and contain the greatest amount of each […]

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Coming Soon to a Stove Near You: Radioactive Gas

by guest blogger Harriet Shugarman, executive director and founder of ClimateMama and a mentor and climate leader for the Climate Reality Project In the waning months of 2013, the Spectra Gas Pipeline came “online” in New York City, with scant media coverage. This pipeline has the capability to deliver radioactive gas to the city’s buildings […]

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5 Ways To Stop Climate Chaos Now

Let’s face it: Climate change, global warming, whatever you call it—but one thing it is for sure is climate chaos—seems so overwhelming that most of us simply shut down emotionally and mentally when we see another headline that says the world is ending sooner rather than later. Even I shut down occasionally! OK, more than […]

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New Year, New You

by the Rodale’s Discover team Good workout clothes need to be practical and comfortable. But great workout clothes should be healthy to wear—and look fantastic, too. Start the New Year right with these fitness basics—all available at Rodale’s. Our favorite picks combine high-performance fabrics, flattering fits, and ingenious details. At the gym or on the […]

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On Becoming Fearless

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Like any sane person, I was afraid to ride a bike through New York City. But The Husband persuaded me to venture out with him to the safe, protected, beautiful paths along the West Side Highway or through Central Park. To get there, […]

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“Hormone Disruptors”: Not Just for Menopausal Mommas

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate Many see “hormone disruptors” and think that they only matter to “women of a certain age.” Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, eight glands in the endocrine system produce and release hormones that regulate everything from metabolism and growth and development, […]

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