Start Your Yoga Practice Today

By Tara McGeachey- Bristol, Rhode Island Whenever I tell people I am a yoga teacher it is most often followed by them telling me how much they want to do yoga… then in short order a myriad of reasons why they have not or can’t. So today, I bring you three quick reasons: Why you … Read more

Adding Massage to Your Wellness Routine

By Shana McDonough- Newport, Rhode Island I’m willing to bet that it’s been too long since you’ve treated yourself to a massage. In your defense, you’ve made an effort to start taking better care of yourself lately, so you’ve been feeling pretty good! You’ve been getting in at least two or three yoga classes a … Read more

4 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Adventure Goals

By Marcus Shapiro If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else. – Yogi Berra It’s easy to dream of cycling Norway, trekking the Inca Trail or backcountry heli-skiing in the Canadian Rockies. But for most of us, getting there requires a plan. Fortunately for you, we have one. Jump-start your … Read more

Powerlifting

By Joe Vessella- Cranston, Rhode Island As this is my first article for RI Fit Magazine I wanted to write about something that all athletes at any level can relate to; commitment and recovery. Throughout the 16 years that I have been powerlifting, the one thing that has never changed is my commitment. Methods, techniques, … Read more

Not Another Stretching Article!

Dr. Andrew Crellin- West Warwick, Rhode Island Yes, another stretching article. Here’s hoping you might find something in it that can be of use to you. Let’s face it, unless you are a young aspiring martial artist, dancer or gymnast you probably think of stretching your body before increased physical activity as a necessary evil … Read more

Skin as a Mirror of our Health

“FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH” IN YOUR DAILY LOTION By Anna Golub When people began living longer, aging skin became an area of research for scientists and experts in the skin care industry.  That, coupled with a growing over-50 population in hot pursuit of the “fountain of youth” who began frequenting esthetic clinics and spas, there are … Read more