24LifeVol2Issue1

VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016

The Art of Starting

Discover what it takes to start – or restart – your path to something new.

“All glory comes from daring to begin.”

– Eugene F. Ware


Game Changers

Play for Change – Success Story

PlayForChange
When Selden McCabe was diagnosed with Stage IV prostate cancer in 2010, he began a drug regimen with potential to extend his life. He...

Coaches’ Corner

What should I do to lose weight — strength and conditioning, or cardio? Nik Herold: That’s a very popular question, especially at the start of...

The First Cycling Autobahns

As American cyclists continue to struggle to get enough bike lanes for safe commuting in cities, Germany has launched the first stage of a...

Yoga is Booming

Up to 12 percent of Americans now practice yoga, and nearly a third plan to try it for the first time, according to the...

The Power of Knitting

Our grandmothers were onto something with knitting and crocheting. It appears that the repetitive nature of needlework can induce a similar relaxed state to...

Adult Relief

With adult coloring books now making up seven of the top 20 best-sellers in the Amazon bookstore, the words “craze” or “fad” come to...

Too Good to be True

Don’t you love it when foods you really enjoy turn out to have health-giving properties that are almost too good to be true? Take...

Good Friends, Good Health

Don’t get stuck trying to decide whether exercise or diet is the most important thing for maintaining good health — it turns out that...

Feel the Force (Don’t Force the Feel)

We’re drowning in information—about how to live better, eat right, earn more and find true love—but we’re still starving for motivation. One Harvard Medical...

Race

In "Race," award-winning director Stephen Hopkins and actor Stephan James tell the story of the African-American athlete who defied Hitler, then patiently faced race discrimination in the U.S.

Discover

Inspiring resources to help you take a first step

YOU WANT TO BE INSPIRED ... Created in 2008, Creative Mornings celebrates a city’s creative talent by gathering for coffee, breakfast and a short talk...

Mindset

The Art of Resolve

You know the joke: February 1st rolls around and people ask how your New Year’s Resolution is going. Scanning your memory banks you vaguely...

Getting It Done and Loving Life

You can’t expect a different 2016, if you bring the habits that disempowered you in 2015. 24Life recently joined David Allen to discuss productivity as a lifestyle practice.

Movement

20-minute Cardio Rowing Workout

Shockwave
You may have heard that rowing is the new cardio. While we are not yet ready to give up our daily run and dance...

3 Ways, 30 Days

Mix and match your workouts Did you set a personal fitness goal? Good. If you want results, then strategy is your game and we’ve got...

Fit for a God

It’s not every day that an up-and-coming actor portrays a mortal with godlike powers, but that’s exactly what Brenton Thwaites got to do as...

Cycling Transported

Forget about cruising through mountain passes and sunsets: Imagine you’re pumping up and careening down slick catwalks that snake in and around towers and...

How It Works: The Diaphragm

Breathing is one of our most basic functions. The nervous system, muscles, bones and connective tissue work together to control the air moving in...

Nourishment

Food as Medicine: How to THRIVE

Brendan Brazier, former pro Ironman triathlete and creator of Vega plant-based nutrition tells 24Life about his "Thrive Fitness" program.

The food rituals of a nutritionist

The common stereotype of a nutritionist is someone who counts calories, lives off vegetables and never eats junk food or drinks alcohol. I want...

Simple smoothie recipes

smoothies
Post workout Sip away soreness with this delicious blend of antioxidant-rich berries and ginger to help reduce the swelling and inflammation that can build up...

Fast food

Spring's the time to start shedding some of the winter pounds. With the intermittent diet A flexible and proven way to lose weight, AUTHORS OF 5:2 Lifestyle, Delphine de Montalier and Charlotte Debeugny create a delicious selection of recipes for your fasting days. 

Regeneration

In Case of Need: Take Class

There’s a cancer survivor in front of you, a single mom on your left, a job-seeker on your right. In the Zumba “nation,” there’s bound to be someone who’s been there – and they’ve got your back.

Cold Therapy with the Iceman

Lashaun Dale embarks on a 10-week journey to reboot her Inner Fire, following the guidance of Wim Hof.

Fundamentals of Foam Rolling

The experts at TriggerPoint explain how to foam-roll, to release you from your body’s chain-reaction response to stress.

Techniques for Effective Self-Care

Learn Jill Miller's techniques now, for a better workout or less pain, tomorrow.