Sharon Feiereisen

The 10 trendiest new looks in bridal fashion

Parading down the aisle in tulle, lace, embroidery, ruffles, or appliqué will always be en vogue, but like ready-to-wear, wedding seasons also have distinctive fashion trends. This season we’re seeing an increase in pragmatic touches (yes, this includes white sneakers) as well as overseas...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 4:31 PM

Tracy Anderson Method, Body by Simone and more of the best online workouts

Welcome to the world of online fitness. Whether you’re new to working out — and the thought of squatting and lunging in a room filled with three dozen svelte athleisure-wearing pseudo-athletes is daunting — or you’re just too busy to make time to attend classes IRL, there are now a number of ways...

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 3:35 PM

Neighborhood Guide: Jackson Heights, Queens

Remember when you had to head to Brooklyn because you were priced out of Manhattan? Those days are long gone. With the Brooklyn boom reaching its peak, Queens has never been as appealing for families looking for good value for their money. To that end, an oft overlooked enclave is Jackson Heights,...

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:11 AM

Small mistakes that are sabotaging your diet

You might have all the best intentions when it comes to weight loss, but between confounding studies (chocolate is never going to be the key to shedding pounds!) and brands spending millions on marketing to convince you that their fat, calorie, and sugar filled products — which they've shrewdly...

Monday, March 20, 2017, 11:44 AM

How to have more sex

Skipping ice cream and hitting the gym may not be most people's idea of fun, but few would argue the merits of having sex — an activity that's pleasurable and good for you. But as with most enjoyable pastimes, life and all of its stressors often get in the way. So, it may not surprise you that...

Monday, March 13, 2017, 10:22 AM

7 healthy teas to cure upset stomachs, winter colds

Here's one way to get a daily health kick that’s actually as easily said, as it is done – drinking tea. Not only can tea be relaxing (and extremely hygge) but it can stimulate your metabolism, detoxify (it’s a diuretic), have a calming effect, and work to strengthen your immune system. While you...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 10:44 AM

Food label buzzwords you need to know

Just because a box of cookies is labeled with the word “skinny” or “healthy” doesn't mean it’s automatically waist-friendly. Both generic and brandname manufacturers are given a shocking amount of leeway when it comes to how they label their packaging. It’s imperative to not only check nutrition...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 3:18 PM

Supercharge your workout with these nutrition pairings

You probably already know that proper fuel and recovery are essential for maximizing the efficacy of your workout, but you might not realize that what you eat pre- and post-exercise should vary to a rather large degree based on the actual activity.“Endurance runners should focus on pre-run fuel and...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 1:30 AM

Expiration dates: What they really mean

When you look at the expiration date on a can of Coke and it says 2014, does that mean you should toss it? What about the eggs that were only good until yesterday? There’s a fine line between being wasteful and getting sick. “A good rule of thumb is that if it’s organic, the...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 9:06 PM

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals

We already know the long weekend from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday is the most popular time for holiday shopping, but it might surprise you just how popular – a whopping 50% of consumers plan to spend part of their celebration shopping, according to the shopping and savings site RetailMeNot.“Low...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 1:13 AM

How to cook with fruit and veggie scraps

Turns out eating on a budget isn’t an oxymoron – in fact, you’ve probably been throwing out one of the solutions for years. What do we mean? Fruit and veggie scraps! That’s right. You can save money – and load up on good-for-you nutrients – by eating food parts you might think are destined to be...

Friday, November 4, 2016, 8:30 PM

How daily habits add to your physical pain

Between lack of sleep, intense workout regimens and the general daily grind of work and commuting, joint pain and general discomfort is commonplace— but this doesn’t always need to be the case.Curbing seemingly innocuous habits can vastly improve your physical well-being.For starters, avoid walking...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 2:30 PM