Tips for the best back-to-school skin-care routine

Tips For The Best Back-to-School Skin-Care Routine

It’s that time of year again — the new school year is starting, and this year is like no other. Whether you’ve headed back into the classroom or you’re continuing to learn remotely, this year presents new challenges for everyone. Amid all these changes, it’s easy to get so busy that you don’t take good care of yourself. The result? When you’re over-stressed and under-nourished, it shows on your skin. (BPT) – Tips For The Best Back-to-School Skin-Care Routine Why not start the school year off right by establishing good self-care habits? When you’re in the middle of midterms or […]

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Certified Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Certified Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

In bodybuilding, your diet is one of the most effective weapons you can have if you want to achieve maximum potential. Diet is so important to the bodybuilder as it not only supplies the body with the energy needed to perform your exercises as well as giving you the nutrients you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A good bodybuilding diet will include a lot of protein. It is critical for building muscle, losing fat, and contributing to the overall health of our tissues and organs. You should be consuming 1 gram of protein for each pound of your body […]

4 Simple Ways to Keep Indoor Air Fresh at All Times

4 Simple Ways to Keep Indoor Air Fresh at All Times

Americans today are more focused on cleaning and sanitization — not to mention the air they breathe — than ever. Indoor air quality has already been a growing concern in the United States for some time. According to a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, indoor air quality can be worse than the air outdoors. You may not realize that simply by doing normal things like cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, or enjoying a hobby, invisible pollution is being added to the air. With social distancing measures, people are spending more time at home, so being proactive […]

How to Bring Compassion Into Your Yoga Practice

Yoga and service to others are two popular activities, but most people don’t think about how much they have in common. Both activities enrich your life, connect you to the community, help you meet new people, and facilitate learning new ideas that can positively impact your world view. It’s natural to combine the two, helping you and your communities grow stronger together. (BPT) – How to Bring Compassion Into Your Yoga Practice Giving back isn’t just about what others receive. Studies have shown that philanthropy and service light up the brain’s pleasure centers. Joy naturally arises when you help another […]

Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy by Maxwell Alexander, Certified Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach

Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy

Outdoor activities are the best ways of staying healthy and at the same time, it provides you with fun-filled entertainment. You can engage yourself in a variety of outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, cycling, horseback riding, white water rafting, kayaking, skiing, mountaineering, and rock climbing. Exploring Outdoors in the Hudson Valley while Encouraging Activities To Stay Healthy by Maxwell Alexander, Certified Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach A lot of people taking part in outdoor activities do so to stay healthy since it provides a very good way of exercising. Apart from the health point of view, people engage in outdoor […]

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Outdoor adventure travel is catching on in a big way and there is a good fine reason for it too. When you are starting to get into adventure travel you have a multitude of choices to choose from and they are all as great as the next one. Hudson Valley is known for its amazing nature, beautiful lakes, gorgeous mountains, and hundreds of big and small hiking trails. Outdoor adventure travel does not have to mean traveling far away or overseas, instead, you can catch a train from NYC and immerse in the beauty of the Hudson Valley region. You […]

What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley Hiking Adventure by Certified Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley Hiking Adventure

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a day off away from NYC’s hustle and bustle or even a whole weekend that you may have free? If you are, have you ever thought about going on a hiking adventure? If you are like many other New Yorkers, there is a good chance that the thought has at least crossed your mind before. Hiking is not only fun and exciting but, for many, it is also a great way to relax and get fit at the same time. What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley […]

Gyms are open, so it's a great time to get into bodybuilding!

Gyms are open! It’s a perfect time to get into bodybuilding – by Fitness Coach Maxwell Alexander

The sport of bodybuilding has grown steadily in popularity over the years. From its heyday in the 1970s to now, technological advances, as well as nutritional advances, have made bodybuilding a sport that focuses on the art of the human body and what is possible when it is pushed. Bodybuilding is more than just lifting weights, however. To have an effective bodybuilding program, you have to focus on many different things – especially if you are serious about your goals. In fact, setting goals can be one of the most important parts of an effective bodybuilding program. What do you […]

How to help maintain your immune system with fermentation

How to help maintain your immune system with fermentation

No matter what season or time of year, we all know the importance of a healthy immune system and the central role it plays in overall well-being. While sleep, healthy eating and a balanced lifestyle are all essential for a healthy immune system, clinical studies show fermented supplements are an effective approach to supporting good gut and immune health. “Your immune system is an important factor in maintaining health at any age,” says registered dietitian Keri Gans. “Fermentation is getting a lot of attention for its ability to support the gut and the immune system.” Gans answers top questions about […]

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

(BPT) – Whether it’s a quaint patio, a simple garden, a rolling expanse of land or the many possibilities in between, the backyard is the perfect place to unwind. As people spend more time at home, creating a personal outdoor sanctuary is more important than ever before. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of time or space to create an outdoor escape you’ll enjoy for months to come. Here are some simple, affordable ideas for transforming any space into an outdoor oasis where you can release stress and reconnect to Mother Nature: Step 1: Pull up a chair A place […]

Spring 2020 - Fashion Edition - Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Viktoria Viktorenkova - Helena Palazzi - Maxwell Alexander

The Spring 2020 Fashion Issue has arrived!

Welcome to our very first Fashion Edition! Enjoy the amazing photography work by Helena Palazzi, Alla Rodionova, and Maxwell Alexander. Plus, read the interview with Dr. Brooke Bair of Luna Dermatology to find out what’s trending in skincare this Spring… Get your copy of the 2020 Spring Fashion Issue here >>

Healthy skin has always been in style, especially this Spring season - interview with Dr. Brooke Bair, DO

Dr. Brooke Bair, DO: Healthy skin never goes out of style – Interview by Maxwell Alexander

Dr. Bair, a Manhattan-based dermatologist, originally from Florida, has laid down roots in the Hudson Valley and expanded her dermatology practice to the area. She gives us the skinny on her favorite aesthetic procedures and how her new landscape has played a role. Dr. Brooke Bair, DO: Healthy skin never goes out of style Interview and Photoshoot by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine “When I set out to start my dermatology practice in Manhattan, of course, I was scared. But, mostly, I was excited. After getting my city practice underway, I decided to open a part-time location in […]