Grilled Greek Summer Veggies Recipe

When planning a BBQ menu, the meat is usually the star, and the sides are an afterthought. With this Grilled Greek Summer Veggies recipe, a platter overflowing with colorful marinated and grilled vegetables steals the show. This is the perfect vegetable side dish for summer. It’s very no-fuss, keeps well in the refrigerator to eat … Read more

In Conversation with Fitness Master Mahri Relin: Part 1

A beloved trainer, wellness coach, and in-demand Zeel Virtual Wellness instructor, Mahri Relin provides her clients with intelligent, personalized, and joyful fitness experiences that support them through the most important phases of their lives. Zeel Co-founder Alison Harmelin sits down with Mahri for a chat about her fitness philosophies and maintaining wellness and positivity while … Read more

Self-Efficacy: Reach Your Health Goals Every Time

Who’s that person? Nope, it’s not me. Although health coaches are a great resource for helping you set goals, overcome obstacles, and get out of your own well-intentioned way. For the record, that person is also not your spouse, your roommate, your friends, or your kids. The one person who can make you reach all … Read more

Epigenetics, or What I Mean by “Reprogram Your Genes”

You can’t change your genes. But you can program them. The modern world presents a number of problems for our genes. The world we’ve constructed over the last 50 years is not the environment in which our genetic code evolved. Our genes don’t “expect” historically low magnesium levels in soil, spending all day indoors and … Read more

Measuring Ketones: What, When, Why, and How

Keto is unique compared to other diets because there is an objective marker that tells you if you’re on the right track. With an easy at-home test, you can confirm that you are, in fact, in a state of ketosis. Regular readers probably know I’m not a big data tracker. My energy, sleep, workout performance, … Read more

Dear Mark: Gluten Sensitivity, Intolerance, Celiac Disease, and Grains

  Dear Mark, You talk a lot about the evils of grains. I follow your logic on why a grain free diet is best, and I have seen weight loss and just feel better overall since heeding your advice. But there is one thing (well, more than one) that I don’t understand but hear about … Read more

VIDEO: WFH Warriors, Here’s How to Set Up Your Workspace for Health, Longevity, and All-Day Comfort

If your work environment has you feeling stiff, achey, scrunched-up, or out-of-sorts, you are not alone. Millions of Americans are spending a lot more time at home, and the coffee tables and kitchen counters that were suitable for occasional work have suddenly become all-day stations. There are serious potential consequences of these suboptimal setups, and … Read more