Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Take a hike–doctor’s orders

Evidence supports the Adirondack Lifestyle Wellness Theory. . . again. Maria felt under the weather; she was tired and lethargic. Despite her normally sunny disposition she had little enthusiasm for life. She had a tough time mustering any strong feeling, good or bad,...
The Adirondack Outdoors is Open for Business

The Adirondack Outdoors is Open for Business

The trails will be muddy, but the weather looks good for the holiday weekend. If you have not planned your weekend of Adirondack outdoor adventures yet, get on it. After what seemed like 40 days and 40 nights of rain, the clouds lifted and are blowing away on a...
Yoga in Lake Placid

Yoga in Lake Placid

Despite this little Village’s Olympic and adrenaline-fed competitive sport legacy, Lake Placid provides many opportunities for what some people consider a calmer and perhaps less adrenal exhausting exercise experience.  Indeed, for many of us, a regular yoga practice...
Go Forever Wild in the Adirondacks

Go Forever Wild in the Adirondacks

Several studies cited in a recent article in Outside magazine further validate a vital aspect of the Adirondack Lifestyle Wellness Theory; being outside is good for your head. In, “You Need a Braincation,“  Outside editors note five cognitive benefits derived from...
Adirondack Wellness Prescription: Climb Pitchoff Mountain

Adirondack Wellness Prescription: Climb Pitchoff Mountain

There’s no doubt about it, time spent outdoors immersed in nature and away from the chaos of the modern world is good for humans. There have been many scientific studies conducted on this phenomenon and now there is even a diagnosis for people who don’t...
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