The Tasty Way to Digestive Health

Sometimes great products get born of careful planning and firm intention. Other times, circumstances align around an idea and purpose, as if fate itself helps will something into being. A probiotic beverage hand-crafted here in Fort Worth, falls into the latter category. Creator Autumn Warren originally crafted the beverage for the personal use of herself and her family. Now, Ether…

Get Pumped for Summer

Though summer officially starts on June 21st, the summer fitness season starts months earlier. Anyone who wants to shed the pounds — and lassitude — of winter should understand that beach bods don’t arrive overnight. You must affect a new routine now, and make spring your personal season of change. This doesn’t come easy; after all, we’ve just spent months…

Accountability to Your Health

Medi-Weightloss, the physician-assisted weight loss program that emphasizes accountability, has won many converts in Fort Worth and beyond. One new proponent, Heather Vowell, has lost a remarkable 130 pounds since adopting the program just over a year ago. As inspiration for all those whose New Year’s resolutions were to lose a few pounds, we talked to Heather about what has…

The Trainer Who Understands You

If one-on-one work aligns best with your personality and fitness goals, then James Conley is your ideal partner. James — whose studio is located at 4826 Camp Bowie Boulevard — gives clients the benefits of extensive experience, along with an inspirational approach that can help anyone stay on track through the New Year.

Destination for Beauty

Phenix Salon Suites, newly open in west Fort Worth at 6201 Sunset Drive, Suite 650, brings a hitherto unseen selection of salon services combined in a single location. The first Phenix Salon, opened by company founder Gina Rivera in 2003, quickly evolved into the salon suite concept seen throughout the company’s franchised locations. The success of the brand – which…

Bouncing Back after Baby

The Pilates Concept, a fully equipped Pilates studio located at 4201 Camp Bowie Boulevard, brings the benefits of core fitness and movement therapy to Fort Worth’s Cultural District. Men and women of all ages have sought out owner Sarah Cornett and her team to help with fitness goals and injury rehabilitation.

Guilt-Free Summer

For a season associated with carefree fun, summer, ironically enough, comes loaded with worries and concerns. Whether it’s anxiety over summer travel, a hectic social calendar or the demands of a housebound child, we’ve all experienced the unique demands of this most “relaxed” of seasons. For many people, getting their swimsuit figures provides an annual source of frustration.

The One That Works

Everyone knows that losing weight is hard. Aside from counting calories and exercise, someone who wants to lose weight must commit himself to an entirely new way of life. For anyone who has struggled to keep the pounds off, it can feel as if nature fights against hard-won gains. Studies have shown that in some cases, metabolism does actually slow…

Feel Good About Your Beef

The Rosewood Ranch, which stretches across Ellis, Henderson, Navarro and Kaufman counties, showcases Texas’s natural beauty. An expansive pastoral landscape of native-grass prairies, with fields of wheat and oat, this North Texas paradise features teeming pastures of wildlife and cattle, along with scenic stretches of the Trinity River. Founded in 1858, Rosewood Ranch has blossomed under the guidance of the…

Get Fit in the Fort

In order to make 2016 the year you finally take control of your health, you need more than a cookie-cutter gym stuffed with flashy machines. You need an actual partnership with a facility that cares about you and your fitness. Regardless of your tastes or goals, on Camp Bowie Boulevard you can find the workout you need — and lose…

Fitness for a Woman’s Life

Motherhood informs a major transition in many women’s lives, one in which former primary concerns become secondary, and life’s focus shifts to the welfare of another. It’s an unfortunate consequence of these new responsibilities that many mothers let their commitment to fitness lapse. 

Kids & Excercise

When it comes time for back-to-school, parents can worry about a lot of things: bullies, bad teachers and whether the lunch menu is up-to-snuff. An often under-appreciated concern - fitness - can cause problems down the road for children who don’t pay attention to it. As a lifelong habit, physical fitness can yield more dividends than practically anything; we talked…

Getting Fit With Fido

If you own a dog, chances are you see him or her as much more than a pet. Our dogs are beloved family members, adventuresome sidekicks, and daily comforts whose presences serve as blessings. Though we feed them and provide shelter, it often seems as if we owners come out far ahead in the bargain. After all, we receive a…

Feel Comfortable in Your Skin

Whether it’s backyard grilling, afternoons poolside, or a game at the ballpark, summertime in Texas is synonymous with the outdoors. The hazards of the season — namely mosquitoes and sunburns — seem like a small price to pay for the freedom and exhilaration of fine weather and good times. No one wants to pay for their fun with their health,…

Man Up with Pilates

Pilates has a rich and storied history, and has grown over the course of the past century to include more than 11 million practitioners worldwide. The founder of the discipline, Joseph Pilates, found inspiration in the Greek gymnastic ideal, and developed his practice in part to help condition soldiers in World War I. In the contemporary world, these masculine components…

Healthy Lifestyle

When it comes to workouts, we all occasionally fall off the wagon. Sometimes this happens due to a busy lifestyle; with so much going on, you neglect to hit the gym for a few days. Other times, travel might keep us away, or life might intervene with an illness or obligation. Sarah Cornett, owner of the Pilates Concept, understands that…