May 2004: Lighten Up

May 2004: Lighten Up



Give It a Rest

You're willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. You know how to tough it out, even…continued

Thoughts From the Founding Editor

Turn of Phrase

“Lighten up" is one of those funky little phrase that can mean many different things.…continued

Fitness Fixes

Could It Be Something You Ate?

Find out if overlooked food allergies or intolerances might be interfering with your…continued

Letter From the Founder-Perspective

Lightening Your Load

Left to my own devices, I’m a person who takes things on. Challenges, projects, ideas,…continued


Take Back Your Time

It's hidden away in your daily schedule: Precious moments of what could be free time. Do…continued


3 Spaces to Declutter Now

Not ready to take on the whole house? Just making forays into this trio of high-impact…continued


Gathering Energy

Do you have big plans for summer and beyond? Then make certain you have the drive to carry…continued

Head Out

In Unmixed Company

Coed outings are all well and good, but there's also something alluring about a trip…continued

Full Speed

Buddy System

Every athlete can benefit from training with a partner or group. Here's how to be sure…continued

How I'm Doing It

A Changed Man

When Tim Windt decided to improve his body after a knee injuy, he lost fat, gained muscle…continued

Form & Function

Heavyweight Fitness

Sixty percent of Americans are classified as overweight. If you're one of them you should…continued


Demystifying Detox

Detoxing is all the rage these days. But what's the right way to approach it? Here's…continued


The B’s Have It

B vitamins are powerful nutritional multitaskers, essential for energy production, brain…continued


Worth Its Weight? The Debate About Birth Control and Weight Gain

If you use a hormonal method of birth control, you may gain weight. Then again, you may…continued


Doing It Light

Some simple tips for making your meals -- and spirits -- a bit less weighty.…continued