Health/Wellness

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Work Out hard. Recover Harder. Repeat.

From cardio to strength training, all workouts stress the body, causing microscopic tears on muscles, enzyme levels to fluctuate, and an increase in inflammation. These changes are good as they lead to muscle growth, fat loss, improved insulin sensitivity, reduced inflammation, better cardiovascular health, and overall healthier bodies. Before the muscles can regrow, there is one more step that needs to occur in the process – your mind and body need to recover. Experts recommend incorporating rest and recovery into...

Weekend

Los Angeles Coffee Festival Check out all things coffee. There will be a coffee cocktail bar, demonstrations from world-class baristas, latte art, tasting lab, coffee art, and street food (so you don’t get the jitters). $27+; Friday – Sunday; Magic Box @ The Reef, 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Dessert Goals  Satisfy your sweet tooth with pie, ice cream, churros, and cookies at this sugary showcase at Evolve Project L.A. This year’s Tie Dye Tiki-themed festival, presented by...

My 30 Day Yoga Journey

In May I will turn the big 4-0. With that number looming over my head like a black cloud, I realized I wanted to make some changes in my life. I was determined to enter this milestone birthday looking and feeling my best. Having a few regrets on things that I started and never finished, I came up with a list of goals that I finally wanted to check off my 40th bucket list: improve my flexibility and balance, lean...

Weekend

CAMP RE-SOUL Unplug and recharge with a weekend of story, community, connection, and healing in the San Gabriel Mountains. Gather in an old school Camp setting complete with cabins, bunks, a teepee, and plenty of nature all around us. Days will be filled with hiking and opportunities to explore our inner landscape through story, writing, ritual, and community. At night, gather around the campfire to share songs, poems, stories, and, of course, s’mores. The goal is to have fun and create...

Weekend

Mid-Autumn Festival at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck Located in The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, the fall harvest celebration will showcase the culinary expertise of Wolfgang Puck’s restaurants including Spago, CUT, Hotel Bel-Air, and WP24 by Wolfgang Puck. Chef de Cuisine John Lechleidner will play hostto Chef Tetsu Yahagi (Spago), Chef Hugo Bolanos (Hotel Bel-Air),and Chef Hillary Henderson (CUT) as each they prepare and serve specialty dishes from stations spaced throughout the 24th floor restaurant. You will be greeted with a welcome drink upon arrival. Live entertainment will carry on throughout the evening as...