Archive for the ‘Fitness & Workouts’ Category

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor “How’s this? Too hot?” asks my therapist, brushing more warm oil over my limbs. I’m lying completely exposed on a thick wooden board in a treatment room in Kerala, India, the tropical southern coastal state below Goa. “Ugh, cold?”...
February 11th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, India, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes
I have been skiing for the past 15 years and luckily I’ve never been seriously injured. I am not an expert skier but I’ve had my fair share of interesting experiences. While a lot of mine come off as rather humorous, there is nothing funny about the commonality of serious ski accidents. So,...
January 13th, 2011 | Featured, Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games | Read More

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour
The French Riviera is known for many things – celebrities, designer stores, and great weather– but nature is not really one of them. The ritzy lifestyle of Cannes is a bit out of my element – I had never seen so many things like fashionably dressed people or expensive cars. After a few weeks...
October 14th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Cruises are known for fruity, free-flowing drinks, ever-present buffets, and 24-hour room service—making it easy to bring home extra pounds as a souvenir.  Couple the unlimited food options with the more sedentary lifestyle usually seen on cruises, and that cute...
September 30th, 2010 | Air Travel News, Cruise, Extras, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine | Read More

Americas Top 10 Biking Destinations – Best Places to Bike in the US

Americas Top 10 Biking Destinations – Best Places to Bike in the US
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor As Lost Girls, we’d  probably agree that the best way to get to know a new destination is to explore it on foot–but there’s certainly no way more liberating and fun than on the back of a bike. During our year around the world and on many trips...
July 22nd, 2010 | Bike, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, United States | Read More

FREE Yoga Classes: Fitness on the Road Made Easy

FREE Yoga Classes: Fitness on the Road Made Easy
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Yoga-loving ladies, we know that spending time in your breath and flowing through poses is an important weekly (if not daily) ritual. But, when you’re caught in the whirlwind that is “vacation”, visiting your yoga mat is probably low on your list of...
July 16th, 2010 | Fitness & Workouts, New York City, Spiritual Travel | Read More

4 Ways to Become a World Cup Soccer Fan–Now

4 Ways to Become a World Cup Soccer Fan–Now
Lost Girl Caroline Murray just got home from a week in Holland where she turned from passive soccer “tolerater”, to “football” enthusiast in a few days. With the World Cup final literally hours away, much of the world will be holding it’s breath, waiting for the whistle...
July 10th, 2010 | Fitness & Workouts, Holland, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Lost in San Antonio: Biking the Mission Trail

Lost in San Antonio: Biking the Mission Trail
by Courtney Dubin Special to Lost Girls World Don’t get me wrong, I consider myself to be one lucky girl.  Invited to join a trip to San Antonio with three of my closest friends.  Check.  Treated to four days jam-packed (and I mean moment to moment!) with a wish list of experiences from helicopter...
May 21st, 2010 | Bike, Featured, Featured Getaway, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls, Texas, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Competing in the Belize Triathlon: Not Such a Breeze

Competing in the Belize Triathlon: Not Such a Breeze
Lost Girl, Cassidy Jackson-Carroll, shares her experience running her first triathlon while in Belize. ***** Having arrived in Belize to teach Physical Education for a year, the first question many people asked me was if I was going to compete in the Belize Lionman Triathlon in five weeks time! Sports...
April 30th, 2010 | Belize, Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games | Read More

Book Review: Up for Renewal by Cathy Alter

Book Review: Up for Renewal by Cathy Alter
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor I don’t see the downtime spent waiting in airports as wasted, but actually welcome it as a chance to catch up on all the reading I’ve been meaning to do. I love going to the Hudson News and scanning the glossies’ headlines: “The Top Ten Adventures...
April 9th, 2010 | Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Shopping & Style | Read More