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Report: Upscale Gym Accused of Hazing Elite Males; Defense Claims "Equinox Made Me Do It"

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 12.14.2014 | Comedy
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

According to the official report, the crimes were pledging rituals of Sigma Alpha Equinox. The elite males accused of committing these hazing crimes have stated on the record, "Equinox made me do it."

The Race to Become Boutique: The Health Club Dilemma

Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Nate C. Hindman

Sensing that a growing number of people are forgoing their gym membership in favor of specialized experiences like boot camps or cycling studios, some gyms have begun partnering with smaller boutique studios, offering them temporary or permanent space and giving their customers access to the gym's amenities.

The 7-Letter Word

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 11.29.2014 | Comedy
Mitch Ditkoff

Like all great games, works of genius, love affairs, and near death experiences, there is a defining moment, in Scrabble, that reigns supreme -- one existential, moon howling, Job-in-the-belly-of-the-whale moment that, metaphorically speaking, I imagine was at least partially responsible for Van Gogh cutting off his ear.

Autumn Equinox: The Day of Peace and Relationships

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Gahl Eden Sasson

Today is the Equinox! The Sun transits from Virgo into Libra, initiating Autumn (in the Northern hemisphere). You might not even know it, but most likely you felt it somewhere in your body, mind, and/or soul.

The New Rules Of Foam Rolling

Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Matt Fitzgerald Foam rolling has become a widely-practiced activity -- and that's a good thing. But according to Tier 4 Coach Susan Stanley, d...

Women in Business: Q&A with Sarah Robb O'Hagan, President of Equinox

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sarah Robb O'Hagan joined Equinox in September 2012 as President of the world's premier fitness lifestyle company, comprising the Equinox, Soul Cycle,...

Love Like You're Leaving

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 08.24.2014 | New York
Susan Rosenzweig

In honor of this legendary town that has been my other half for most of my adult life, I've been collecting a list of all the things I will miss when I'm gone. Even I'm surprised how long it is. I thought I'd share 10 of my favorites.

Should You Try Mega-Cushioning Running Shoes?

Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Sturtz Runners are about to get a little whiplash: Starting in 2006, minimalist shoes multiplied on store shelves like the waif-thin ...

Cardio AND Meditation In The Same Class? Sign Us Up

Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Adams

Think of it as Zumba meets the yoga mentality. If you're not one that's already on board with the whole positive mantra-reciting thing, it can be hard to get into it. But it's definitely a work out, so expect to sweat profusely and feel your heart rate rise.

WATCH: The Case For Lifting Heavy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan For all of the cardio you've logged, all of the creative twists on bodyweight training you've tried, all of the yoga, plyometr...

The 5 Rules Of Better, Deeper Sleep

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Nicole Catanese You may think your sleep routine is as simple as PJs on, lights out, but really, most of us are not sleeping correctly. And wh...

The Intense Workout You Should Be Doing

Posted 12.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan Skipping and jumping it is not -- this type of rope work has a bit more heft. Though often found coiled in a corner of your ex...

9-Step Yoga Sun Salutation -- To Find Balance on the Autumnal Equinox

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

As the first frost approaches, promising to decimate a summer's worth of flowers in one cruel night, as the trees begin to take on a skeletal appearance, we are forced to contemplate and process some highly primal dualities: life and death; hope and regret; desire and fear.

Happy Fall!

Mary Pritchard | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Sit down and make a gratitude list -- what are you grateful for this year? There's always something to be grateful for and this gratitude practice is a great way to put closure on the first part of the year

Embracing the Dark and the Light: Lessons of the Equinox

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

I started to breathe again. I started getting dressed before noon. I went to grief groups and I spoke. I stopped hiding, for maybe the first time ever. I started writing down the memories of my brother that flitted through my mind, unburied by his absence.

Springtime Ritual on Martha's Vineyard: Going to Dairy Queen

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Dairy Queen to the youth of Martha's Vineyard is what the Wailing Wall is to my tribe. It is a prayer. It is an awakening. When DQ opens, everyone is assured that soon they will be able to stow away their winter gear until the next shock of ice.

Upgrade Your Spring Parties: 10 Expert Tips for Entertaining (PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Whether entertaining a small group of friends at home or planning a major event, these simple style, design and culinary insights offer just what you need to make any occasion that much more special.

10 Great Deals at D.C. Winter Restaurant Week 2013

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.06.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

From an Obama-approved gourmet Georgetown establishment and a bistro offering live jazz while you eat, to the Washington Post-endorsed "best Indian restaurant in the country," here are 10 places where you'll get the most bang for your buck during D.C. Restaurant Week.

Complaint Dept.

Jill Robinson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Jill Robinson

It's been 10 days; soon the pool will be done! Not likely. The pool will actually be totally closed for two weeks, during December. I will bypass the 405, speed up the coast highway to Malibu and take up surfing. No one owns the ocean. Not yet.

Danny Meyer Gets Into Juices?

Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

Fitness chain Equinox is about to get even more upscale with the introduction of Creative Juice, a healthy juice cafe developed in partnership with fa...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Seated Fly

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Overhead Triceps Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Spinning Class -- Exercise for the 'Lazy'

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.25.2012 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

When I attended BlogHer12 this summer and heard Katie Couric describe herself as "lazy" (regarding exercise) yet willing to ride a stationary bike in a spinning class, I began to wonder if this might be a good workout for me since I'm a little lazy, too.

Autumnal Equinox Explained By Shifting Sunlight, Shadow

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.21.2012 | Science

Summer's warm days have ended, and the first day of fall approches. Technically speaking, the first day of fall is known as the autumnal equinox, ...

Equinox: A Time for Balance and a Global Meditation for Peace

Jacob Devaney | Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

This year, inspired by 2012, as we experience a world in political, environmental, economic and social turmoil, the call to find balance is more important than ever.