Health & Wellness

Post Holiday Detox? Consider a body contour wrap.

Of late, our office has been nothing but treat-infested. Starting with the SLmag Philly cheesesteak competition (results here), followed by the holiday onslaught of glutton-giving treats that you can't resist, such as...

Get Fit for the Holidays

Get a head start on our health before the cookies, pies, mashed potatoes, and holiday casseroles hit the table.

Hit This Up: Maybe you should try boxing.

Randall "Tex" Cobb, was a legendary boxer who was known for having an outstanding chin. That meaning, he could take a ballistic uppercut to the chin and act like you just did...

Sculpt that Butt!

This is for those who like big butts, and let’s not lie—below-the-waist aesthetic has been set. Think Kim, Beyonce and Lizzo. They are all onto something—a big, round and juicy something. If...

What is ‘Forest Bathing?’ and Why You Should Do it

How are you?” The common modern response to this daily question is alarming.“Tired.” “Busy.” “Stressed.”  Well. Of course we are. The environmental philosopher and early American advocate for the preservation of wilderness...

Local Spa Escapes Under $50

Maybe you didn't get a chance to get away this summer and are kinda dying for a vacation. You, my friend, are in luck. We spotted a handful of local day-tripping getaways...

Are Multi-Gym Fitness Passes Worth it?

Workout routines get, well, routine and BORING. And for those seeking more options, there is a new game in the fitness world. Move aside memberships that limit you to one fitness facility,...

Wear Sunscreen

The sun and the skin—why can’t we be friends? It wasn’t always this way; in the ’80s, we were slapping on baby oil and sunbathing on a sheet of aluminum foil. We...

Get Your Chill On at Montage Deer Valley

Looking to get your chill on this summer? Luckily, Utah has some of the best nature spots to really connect with your mind, body and spirit, and we just got wind of...

Feature: Nobody Knows How to Sleep Anymore

I tried to pretend I was a secret agent on a mission to infiltrate an enemy: the Logan Regional Hospital Sleep Lab. I was nervous but calm as I checked in and...

From Sumo to Stone Throwing, FitCon is Back

Have you ever been up close and next to a Sumo Wrestler? Now is your chance. Part of this year's fifth annual FitCon Expo includes for the first time top heavyweight wrestlers...

Wellness: A Whole-Body Approach is the Key to Happiness

Amanda Valenti was 21 years-old and applying to nursing school when she suffered a life-altering event. Her life was upended and her doctors wanted to put her on anti-depressants to treat her...

Salt Caves Say, ‘Relax,’ in Ogden

Camille Campbell has a lot of qualifications: licensed clinical social worker, certified BodyTalk practitioner, medicine woman and an individual on the shamanic path. “I primarily studied with the Shipibo-Conibo tribe in the...

Greenthreads Offers Ancient help for Modern Ills

After a brief conversation at Greenthreads in which I described my job pressures, money problems and the loneliness of widowhood, Bryan Lindquist led me into a room lined floor to ceiling with...

5 Thanksgiving Day Workouts to Pre-Burn that Turkey Dinner

Back in the day, the thought of working out on the most celebrated eating holiday of the year would have been unthinkable. Times have changed. Now, a spin class seems as ubiquitous as...

Building the Maven District at 9th and 9th

Tessa Arneson and Tim Watcke had a vision: a curated community of businesses catering to the whole wellness of its customers. “It started with a couple buildings and now it’s a whole...
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