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Summer getaway: Little inn, big comfort

June 8, 2016
Getaway to Petoskey MI

Nestled near the bay in picturesque Petoskey, Michigan, is a little hotel with immaculate grounds, spotless rooms and an exceedingly unusual point of view. In the world of moderately priced hotels where it competes, there’s a numbing sameness. Quilted coverlets in swirls of seafoam green and mauve. Plus faux oak. Lots of faux oak. Not Read More »

Sleep and Performance

Sleep and Performance

When you think about it, it’s intuitive: sleep gives your body energy by allowing it to reset, recover, and rebuild; without sleep, your body is left feeling sluggish, depleted, and weak. But the ways sleep (or lack thereof) can affect your fitness extend beyond this basic concept and to almost every area of athletic performance. Read More »

Top 10 Gadgets for Your Bedroom

Striped Cotton Pillows on Bed

Technology and sleep have a complicated relationship. The Industrial Revolution brought about massive disruptions to our natural sleep patterns, and much of the technology that’s so integral to our daily existence continues to make it difficult to fall asleep at night—not to mention the havoc it wreaks on the sleep of teens, who need shut-eye Read More »

Take Your Fitness to the Next Level

Fitness Lifestyle & Crossfit

CrossFit is not enough to become fit. Clean eating is not enough to nourish the body. The truth is that if you want to be stronger and faster (as well as have more coordination and a better recovery time), you need to make two promises to yourself that go beyond diet and exercise: to invest in Read More »