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San Luis Obispo: The New Napa?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
James Marshall Crotty

Roughly halfway between Silicon San Francisco - and the window-breaking, Google-Bus-halting envy its digital strivers engender - and LA's brain-depleting smog, sits the crown jewel of the California Central Coast: San Luis Obispo. If you're traveling to this good, kind burg, you need to slow down. Slow way down.

A Beautiful Mind

Robert J. Feldman | Posted 07.28.2016 | Religion
Robert J. Feldman

David Mercier opens our eyes to -- or at least reminds us of -- the sacred power of the natural world. Indeed, what is more worthy of worship than the miracles of sunrise and the morphing of seeds into trees. There's "science" behind these phenomena, but that doesn't preclude mystery.

Learning From a Superhuman: The Incredible Fitness and Success of Jack LaLanne

James Clear | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Success is any field is about lifestyle choices, not life-changing transformations. It's your daily routine that will carry you to wherever it is you want to go.

When You're Six Feet Under Who Cares About The View?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

We were dining with friends when a question took me totally by surprise. "Where are you going to be buried?" Buried? I am still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. Are we really old enough to be thinking about where in the earth we want to be buried?

WATCH: The Best '90s Food Infomercials

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Have you ever stayed up late into the night watching TV and somehow found yourself sucked into an infomercial? Admittedly, some of us have actually st...

Sara Gaynes

9 Inspiring Fitness Gurus | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Some names are just synonymous with Spandex (go on, just try to picture Richard Simmons wearing anything but short-shorts). We put together a list of ...

Searching for the Secrets to Longevity

Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D.

On the "Today Show," Leslie pointed out that you cannot understand much about the causes of health and long life by studying only people who succeeded. They don't really know the answer.

HuffPost Review: How to Live Forever

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The conundrum this documentary comes up against is, for every still-active 90-year-old Okinawan living on fish and seaweed, there's a 120-year-old French woman smoking Gauloises, drinking wine and eating chocolate.

The Truth About Health Clubs

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul LaRosa

The truth is that health clubs have been lying to us all these years. They show pictures of the perfect specimens with bodies to die for and scream, "if you work out at our club, you too will look this way."

What Jack Taught Us: A Guru Before There Were Guidelines

Dr. Pamela Peeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Pamela Peeke

I'm not talking about a fictional character that lives between the pages of a superhero comic. I'm speaking about my friend Jack LaLanne.

What Should We Learn From The Deaths Of Fitness Icons?

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Robbins

Jim Fixx, the nation's leading spokesperson for the health benefits of running, had tragically died of a massive heart attack while running alone on that country road.

Comedians Tweet The News: Rahm, Bachmann, Oscars & More

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

How can we get through the week without professional joke-tellers making a few cracks about current events? Here are some of this week's funniest twee...

Jack LaLanne Showed Us How To Live Long And Die Fast

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

Simply stated, compressed morbidity is "live long and die fast." It should be a major life goal for everyone. So how does one get it? The only thing that nearly all researchers agree upon is that vigorous exercise is the key.

Jack LaLanne: In Loving Memory to the Fitness Guru and Anti-Sugar Pioneer

Connie Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Connie Bennett

What's more, decades before people knew that sugar was bad for you, Jack spurned the sweet stuff.

Jack LaLanne's 10 Strangest Stunts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Few people have taken physical fitness as seriously as Jack LaLanne -- and few have taken it to the extremes he did....

The Real Jack LaLanne

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Robbins

He was a mentor to me, as he was to many. He was a great man, more so than most people realize.

Mission 2010: A Year Without Candy

Dana Kennedy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Kennedy

I live in one of the most sophisticated places on earth -- France -- but my vice is more suited to Sesame Street. I'm a candy addict.

Two Kinds Of Deaths

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

It is an interesting dichotomy - one group seems to open with age, the other seems to close. With openness, it seems that death is much less frightening as if it is merely another viewpoint of sorts.

Vince Vaughn Works Out With 95-Year-Old Jack LaLanne (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jay Leno put Vince Vaughn to work earning his plug for his new movie, 'Couples Retreat.' Vaughn was forced to work out at the hands of 95-year-old fit...

What We Can Learn From Jack LaLanne

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

If it tastes good, spit it out.

'God Father Of Fitness' Jack LaLanne Still Going At 92

Wall Street Journal | JEN MURPHY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jack LaLanne has been called the Godfather of Fitness, but at 92 years old he's more like the great-grandfather. He opened his first Jack LaLanne hea...