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Synergistic Dominance

There's a trend in the yoga and holistic wellness community that, despite our ceaseless search to be "whole-istic", is drastically crippling our...

Ashleigh Sergeant Altman
April 12 2011

Mike Tyson: The Paradigm Shift

"I think we are born contradictions. The older we get, our thoughts change, until we reach a paradigm shift, and we realize that everything we’ve been...

Jason Wachob
March 7 2011

NBA Stars Say Going Vegetarian Helped Them

Professional basketball players are night owls, as most of their games don't end until around 10:30pm. The game is followed by a press conference, a...

Jason Wachob
February 28 2011

Turn Your Intentions Into Actions

As I get older, I become more and more connected to the role that intentions and actions play in everything. I heard a liberating statistic: No matter...

Gabby Reece
February 3 2011

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Yoga as Preventative Medicine

"Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath; that's the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga...

Jason Wachob
January 25 2011

Q & A with Eoin Finn: Yoga, Surfing & Blissology

Who doesn't want a little more bliss in their life? You're in luck as one of Canada's most well-respected yoga instructors, Vancouver's Eoin Finn, is...

Jason Wachob
January 24 2011

Hillary Biscay's Ultraman Thanksgiving Detox

After a day of gratefulness, there are many different ways we choose to enjoy our post-Thanksgiving bliss. For some of us this involves detoxifying...

Colleen Wachob
November 26 2010

Ultraman Essentials

After eight Ironman races this year, I am in the thick of my preparation for my longest race yet: the Ultraman World Championships on the big island...

Hillary Biscay
November 9 2010

Banana Gluten-Free Scones: Rich Roll Ultraman-Style

Whether your morning breakfast ritual involves a Spirulina-infused green blend, organic sprouted Ezekiel bread, or some grain-ola, experts agree that...

Colleen Wachob
October 29 2010

Rich Roll on His Food Philosophy

When we interviewed plant-based Ultraman, Rich Roll earlier this year, we were blown away by the positive response. From Ironman Champion triathletes...

Colleen Wachob
October 21 2010

Muhammad Ali: Impossible Is Nothing

"Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they...

Jason Wachob
October 19 2010

Ironman Champ Hillary Biscay on Shorter Races

World Triathlon Corporation, the owner of Ironman, the famous 141-mile triathlon, is launching a series of 13 shorter races called the 5150 series,...

October 11 2010

Planet Earth Smoothie

Here's the recipe for my Planet Earth Smoothie. It's easy to make and it's green!

Tony Gonzalez
October 11 2010

Q & A with Grace Lazenby: Rockin Models Fitness

Be prepared to leave your inhibitions in the locker room when you step into Grace Lazenby’s (she’s trained Courteney Cox, Sarah Silverman, Carrie...

Colleen Wachob
October 5 2010

Brooklyn Nets Basketball Arena: Green Roof + Farmers' Markets

The soon-to-be arena for the Nets pro-basketball team, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, will include a green roofed subway entrance and a farmers'...

October 4 2010

NBA Unveils Eco-Friendly Jerseys

The NBA has unveiled a new, lighter, more eco-friendly jersey for the upcoming season. Made from 60% recycled materials and weighing 30% less, the new...

Jason Wachob
September 24 2010

Q & A with Sara Hall: Runner Extraordinaire

Together, Ryan and Sara make one of the most athletic and inspirational couples you'll ever meet. We talked to Sara about her passion for running,...

Jason Wachob
September 21 2010

Off-season Confessions of a Green Pro Athlete

I am in the midst of a huge transition. Last week, my professional soccer season ended. I went from highly structured days to complete freedom. From...

Natalie Spilger
September 21 2010

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Here's the recipe for my Chocolate Banana Smoothie. It's delicious and pretty easy to make. Today I'm using rice milk, but you can use any milk you...

Tony Gonzalez
September 20 2010

Ryan Lochte's Plan to Beat Michael Phelps: His New & Improved Diet

During the 2008 Summer Olympics, swimmer Ryan Lochte's diet consisted of McDonald's -- for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Earlier this month he beat...

August 19 2010