October 2013: What Are You Made Of?

October 2013: What Are You Made Of?

The Workout

Training With a Twist: The Transverse-Plane Workout

Training With a Twist: The Transverse-Plane Workout

Banish boredom, boost your athleticism, and prevent joint injury with this full-body…continued

On the Cover

Jennifer Pharr Davis: Trailblazer

Jennifer Pharr Davis: Trailblazer

Endurance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis on how long-distance treks can clear your mind and…continued

Confident Cook

Brussels Sprouts: Autumn Jewels

Brussels Sprouts: Autumn Jewels

Brussels sprouts have an earthy flavor and a pastry-like texture — and they fight…continued

Head Out

Walking Trips: Amble On

Walking Trips: Amble On

Walking trips are a reminder that travel isn't just about where you go; it's how you get…continued

Features

Shutting Down Shame

Shutting Shame Down

Don't let shame limit your life or hinder your potential.…continued

Features

Power Aging

Power Aging

The older, the better? You bet! These age-specific strategies will help you get off on the…continued

Balance

Mind Your Media Manners

Mind Your Media Manners

How to be your best self during digital interactions.…continued

Renewal

New-Job Jitters

New-Job Jitters

Starting a new job is both exciting and anxiety producing. Debra Wheatman, founder and…continued

Nutrients

When Nutrients Go Missing

When Nutrients Go Missing

Eating an optimal mix of vitamins and minerals is one of the most important things we can…continued

Video

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Behind the Scenes With Jennifer Pharr Davis (Video)

Go behind the scenes at our October cover shoot with the adventurer and endurance hiker. …continued

Expert Answers

Expert Answers

Expert Answers: Elliptical Machines, Giving Blood, Protein and More

Your Qs: Choosing an elliptical, giving blood, and how much protein you really need.…continued

Video

Quick & Easy: Brussels Sprouts

Quick & Easy Brussels Sprouts (Slideshow)

Try these 5 easy ways to prepare Brussels sprouts.…continued

Starting Lines

The Left Turn

Editor in chief David Schimke on choosing the slow road, where he has a chance to take…continued

Honestly, Dara

A Simple Plan

A Simple Plan

Want to learn the secret to a happier, healthier life? Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl says it's…continued

Letter From the Founder-Perspective

Reflect, Assess, Adjust

Bahram Akradi on how a simply daily discipline can help you give your life a makeover.…continued

Big Ideas

Ready, Aim . . . Aim Again

Ready, Aim . . . Aim Again

In their new book Decisive, business strategists Chip and Dan Heath explain how…continued

How I'm Doing It

After the Storm: Jen Correa's Success Story

After the Storm: Jen Correa’s Success Story

How Jen Correa used fitness to center herself in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.…continued

Meditations

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Features

Autoimmune Disorders: When Your Body Turns on You

Autoimmune Disorders: When Your Body Turns On You

There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1…continued