Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

You want to live a full life. You want to feel good. You want to have lots of energy, vitality, power, and stamina. Do I have that right? Well, the great news is that all these can be yours. The ancient art of yoga can be applied to the modern world, where we live in a fast-paced and overwhelming environment. Practically speaking, it can rejuvenate you, give you a new zest for life, and enable you to fully enjoy a sense of health, energy, and creativity. That will do wonders for your happiness in the future… Sounds good, doesn’t it? Let me […]

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters

Today I am enjoying some phenomenal coffee with Khadija Beye, the founder of the specialty coffee brand Café Touba, also known as the liquid magic! She has such an interesting story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: What exactly is Café Touba? I am assuming it’s not just regular coffee. Khadija: Café Touba is Senegal’s best-kept secret. “It’s not just coffee” for sure. The coffee tells […]

The best natural skincare products designed and crafted by Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli right here in the Hudson Valley, New York – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

NessFeli – The Best Natural Skincare Line created in the Hudson Valley, NY

Today my excitement is on the next level because I get to chat with the beautiful Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli Natural Skincare, based right here in the Hudson Valley. I am this excited because skincare is such an obsession of mine. Spending money on products does not always guarantee quality so the search for good products has been a lifelong journey for me, and probably for you too. And when you find that amazing moisturizer or a serum, your heart will melt with joy and that smile on your face will jump out in an instant. The […]

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Weight training is an important part of your workout program if you are truly interested in bodybuilding. The importance of weight training in bodybuilding cannot be overstated, but it isn’t the only aspect of any workout program. With a strong weight-training plan, it becomes easier to reach your bodybuilding goals. Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York You need to lift weights that provide resistance to certain muscle groups in order to work on them. As you begin your weight training body-building program, remember to start small and […]

Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! New Book and Tips by Maxwell Alexander

Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander

I’ve heard people say that they want to work from home mainly for the following reason: they are able to work only when they want to. Even though you can set your own work hours when you work at home, that does not mean you don’t have to adhere to a schedule. Work schedules that are hit or miss…or worse, no schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the essence! It’s your time! Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander Working from home can be a very, very good […]

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled […]

Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals – Fitness Motivation with Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals

There would be no millions of overweight people around the globe if the motivation to lose weight was easy to come by. All of us would be the ideal weight and fit as a fiddle. Obesity is an epidemic that affects people from all walks of life, no matter their income or background. There are some tips you can follow to get your fitness motivation back and get on the right path of achieving your beach body goals. Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals – Fitness Motivation with Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach […]

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander How do you fit exercise into your busy schedule? That’s as absurd as saying there are eight days in a week! You’ve never exercised before or engaged in a sport before; secondly, you’ve never been into the fitness world and have little time for such pursuits; and thirdly, you’re too busy to even think about exercising. In other words, it’s just not your thing. You have heard your friends raving about the latest fitness craze, but you’ve seen it too often: some are on […]

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you say to yourself, “I can’t lose weight”, you are not only prophesying the future, but you are programming your body to do just that. But what if you say “Yes, I can lose weight!” – this statement has the opposite effect and you are getting on the right path to your weight loss success. Dieting and exercising go hand in hand with the emotional aspect of losing weight. Weight loss is a process that takes time and dedication, plus a few easy concepts about nutrition and exercise that are revealed in my new book on weight loss for […]

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

Is hiking on your list of things to do? No matter if you want to spend one day hiking in the Hudson Valley, or five days, you will need to find a hiking park to visit and a hiking trail to hike. While you can choose to go on any Hudson Valley hiking trail you want, you may want to take the time to find the best one. People who examine a variety of hiking trails and choose their favorites are more likely to have a great time. My all-time favorite hiking trail in the Hudson Valley is on Mt. […]

How I overcame the stigma, fear, and judgment around Botox, or better know around men as Brotox, and other facial injectables – Men's Beauty with Dino Alexander

How I overcame the Stigma, Fear, and Judgment around Botox – Men’s Beauty with Dino Alexander

I would like to take you on my journey of finding the best Medical Spa in the Hudson Valley. Some call them Med Spa or Medi Spa, but whichever you twist it – these are the amazing places where age-defying magic happens with the help of state-of-the-art medical-grade beauty tech that used to be reserved for Hollywood celebrities only… How I overcame the stigma, fear, and judgment around Botox, or better know around men as Brotox, and other facial injectables – Men’s Beauty with Dino Alexander The biggest challenge to overcome along the way was the fear of receiving a […]

Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Get Ready To Hit The Town With These Beauty Tips from Hebe Med Spa

Almost every woman – and more than one man – has a well-established personal beauty regimen. There is so much helpful advice available in the field that the odds are excellent that a few quick tips can significantly improve the effectiveness of a beauty routine. Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY Here are some tips: Use coffee ground to smooth your hands. Don’t throw out old coffee grounds. Save them in a bag in your fridge. Twice a week, before moisturizing […]

The Life-Long Journey and a Balancing Act of Managing Lower Back Pain – True Story by Dino Alexander

Review of The New Drug-Free Robotic Laser Technology for Managing Back Pain

My battle with back pain started 7 years ago after an unfortunate injury during weight lifting training. Ever since pain management has been an inseparable part of my daily activities. For the first few months to a year, I was in some sort of denial and hoping for things to get better on their own. The problem is life is happening and taking a step back wasn’t an option at that time. On top of that, I switched careers from a job with a mild physical workload to the intense lifestyle of a contractor in the construction field. Review of […]

Discover Home Workouts for That Perfect Body - Fitness Motivation Book Series by Maxwell Alexander

Discover Home Workouts for That Perfect Body – Fitness Motivation Book Series by Maxwell Alexander

You may have tried various workouts in the past, or known someone who has done so, without any degree of satisfaction. You may have seen little or no results, or you may have dealt with pain or even injuries. These problems only occur from not having the facts beforehand – and not choosing the home workout plan that is right for you! You may have had other difficulties associated with the wrong kinds of workouts. You may have spent a fortune on various kinds of exercise equipment, only to find that none of them worked as well as you had […]

Top 15 Tips on getting into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

How to Get into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander

A spectacular body with six-pack abs, sculpted arms, shoulders, backs, and thighs, strong muscles, and tremendous energy is everyone’s dream. Those who are ambitious and wish to build a strong and muscular body should know that, like most valuable things, the strength of a bodybuilder’s body will only come with time and dedication. Your muscles need to recover the energy they lost during bodybuilding training by exercising, improving your nutrition, and taking ample rest. The following tips will help you achieve your dream of bodybuilding. Top 15 Tips on getting into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander – […]

Skincare for Men Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men

Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin

Taking care of your skin is important at every stage of life, both to mitigate health risks like skin cancer and to look your best. Unfortunately, skincare ingredients can be confusing if you don’t know where to begin! This article presents what five functional ingredients actually do and how to use them effectively. Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men Hyaluronic Acid Acid on your face might sound like a nightmare, but hyaluronic acid is actually proven to benefit even sensitive skin. Hyaluronic acid is […]

Review of the most popular Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist

Review of Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Taking supplements can help hone your body to a new level when you are in the sport of bodybuilding. There are literally hundreds of supplements available on the market. It may be difficult to decide what to do when you have so many choices. If you have a look at a review of a bodybuilding supplement, you may find it helpful in deciding which one is right for you. Review of the most popular Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist There are a lot of different supplements […]

Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Interview on Body, Mind and Spirit, with Health and Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy, now in his 60s, is a health and fitness coach from Rhinebeck, NY. He is currently teaching a weekend class at the Mirbeau Hotel and Spa in Rhinebeck, where he guides his students in a class with Yoga, breath work, and meditation. In addition, he also has a busy corporate career in Analytics and loves combining his “avocation” of Health and Fitness coaching with his business career. Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine We sat down with him to learn more […]

An Overview of Weight Lifting History with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

An Overview of Weight Lifting History with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding as a professional sport has its roots in the history of Weight Lifting, so in order to understand the foundation of what eventually branched out as Bodybuilding, we need to look into the correlation that happened in the past. Weight lifting’s history shows it was a major part of the ancient culture of prehistoric tribes, during that time, weight lifting was the method used to test the manhood of men. Weight lifting championships were held in ancient times in order to show power and prestige for the tribal kingdom, but according to history, it is not known when exactly […]

Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you start competing in bodybuildings contests, you have many, many choices. Mention a national bodybuilding national championship, and the choices are just as diverse. There really is no one national championship for bodybuilding, there are many. But some are considered more important than others and carry more weight. Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander National bodybuilding championships are sponsored by various organizations. For example, the NPC National Bodybuilding championship contest is thought to be one of premier contests among serious body builders. NPC (National Physique Committee) is a very well-respected organization and their national championship […]

Follow These Beauty Tips For a Wonderful New Look

Hair and Nail Vitamins – Beauty Starts Within! – Presented by Hebe Med Spa

Hair and nails are very good indicators of the general health condition of the body. Any kind of illness or stress is reflected through the skin, hair and fingernails. Hair and nails show symptoms such as brittleness, thinning, breaking, and splitting when neglected or when the body goes through extreme pressure conditions. Even when the body is deficient in essential nutrients, the hair and fingernails shows the signs. Hair and Nail Vitamins – Beauty Starts Within! – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Spa in Hudson Valley Nutrition is very important for the body. Even though hair and fingernails […]