A new fad has exercise buffs reconsidering their relationship with the treadmill
”I can’t believe I’m skipping on a treadmill,” I marvel to celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser as she puts me through the paces of her workout, AKTread. The program launched at Kaiser’s studio in New York—a place that boldfaced names like Kelly Ripa and Shakira have been known to frequent. The ... More
A new hotel brings health and wellness to Times Square chaos
I went to Times Square to get healthy.
No, the raggedy Elmos aren’t leading Bikram yoga classes. (I wish.)
Instead, there’s a new hotel that’s obsessed with health and wellness—and it happens to be located in the most hectic neighborhood in the world’s busiest city.
EVEN Hotels Times Square South is the third EVEN hotel ... More
Destinations that recharge, workouts and beauty products that transform and cleanses that pass our taste test: Here's where to check in and what to use for your best detox yet
Nestled deep within the lower foothills of the Indian Himalayas, Vana Malsi Estate (pictured above) is as far from life’s daily distractions as it gets. When the property officially opens early this month, founder Veer Singh is confident it will be “the most prolific offering of wellness ... More
Touted as a rising celebrity health trend for years, intravenous micronutrient therapy is now a cure-all of choice for some doctors
As a young Manhattan internist Richard Ash, MD, was looking for a natural but effective way to deal with his inflammatory arthritis. “I wanted off of the steroids,” he says. That’s how he discovered the use of intravenous micronutrient therapy (IVMT), or vitamin drips, as a holistic way to strengthen ... More
How I survived blisters, tiny meals and four-hour hikes during my wellness retreat in Malibu
Ever since I first heard about the Ranch at Live Oak, an intense, weeklong immersive fitness and diet experience in Malibu launched four years ago by husband and wife Alex and Sue Glasscock, I've been curious. I'm relatively active—I do Pilates and yoga regularly and take three FlyWheel ... More
Athletes and celebrities are warming up to cryotherapy, the sub-zero treatment that might just be a miracle on ice
On the corner of West 57th Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan, amid a cluster of expensive restaurants and luxury hotels, you’ll find a nondescript corporate office building where ladies who lunch go to freeze themselves alive. The radical treatment, known as whole body cryotherapy—WBC for short—involves spending three excruciating ... More
Dr. Michael Apa helps A-listers get sparkling smiles
If you’ve ever wondered how best to achieve impeccably white teeth, you’re in luck. DuJour has recruited cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael Apa—whose patient roster includes the likes of Lea Michele, Dree Hemingway and Chloë Sevigny—to myth-bust teeth whitening tricks and share information about his celebrity-approved oral care and beauty ... More
Explore a fresh way to take your prenatal vitamins
Most pregnant women can attest that swallowing a large prenatal vitamin pill each day can be difficult to bear. Knowing how important their nutrients are, Erica Huss and Zoë Sakoutis set out to conceive a solution for mothers-to-be.
“We got to thinking,” Huss told DuJour. “Instead of choking down a pill and ... More
California's Golden Door spa has been restored to its former glory—which is exactly how you'll feel when you leave
The short version of the story—how I came to be at Golden Door, the storied, ultra-luxe retreat sometimes referred to as the “Mrs. Astor of spas”—is that I have two children under the age of 5 and a demanding job that requires fair amounts of both sitting and socializing. I needed ... More
Two doctors are laying new groundwork in the world of natural health—with shocking results
There may be hundreds of doctors’ offices on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, but it’s safe to say none are like The Ash Center for Comprehensive Medicine. Located on the second floor of a high-rise on Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, The Ash Center, started 30 years ... More