May 29, 2012
Swimsuits, Iced Tea and Other Summer Pursuits
If the very thought of trying on bathing suits on your less than perfect body that hasn't seen sun all winter, under harsh lights in a dressing room you can barely breath in, is enough to raise your blood pressure to the stratosphere, and keep you far away from any water, this one's for you today. Shopping for bathing suits online is actually easier than you might think and you can try them on in the comfort of your home. And really Tomatoes, there are great choices that will look good on every Tomato. And don't forget about a Tomato's best summer friend - a great cover up. We've got our swimsuit tips and finds today.
One way to get swimsuit ready is to drink lots of healthy iced tea. We've got those tips today too. And now that the weather's great, we're all a lot more active. One way to avoid injuries and increase your flexibility is by stretching. We've got some simple video stretching tips today with Heidi Klum. And if we all ate fresh, whole foods, those bathing suits would fit a lot better. Arthur Schwartz has a recommendation for a great cookbook for teen and tween chefs, called Eat Fresh Food, plus a couple of recipes from the book. And Gael Greene remembers Craig Claiborne as "God and King" in this excerpt from her memoir, Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess.
How to make the best, healthiest iced tea. Eating Well Magazine shares some great ice tea tips today from the co-owner and tea sommelier at NYC's Tavalon. And studies show if you drink tea regularly, you may reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and diabetes, plus have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. How? Tea is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, which are most potent when tea is freshly brewed. Plus, when you brew it yourself you can control the calories of added sweeteners. Get the 5 tips for making perfect iced tea.
Everyone into the Pool. Yes, everyone! And with the huge choice of swimwear available online, with free and easy return policies, plus great tools for fit, including online chat specialists, you're sure to find something great. We've got a few online tips from online shopping experts STELLAService.com, on some of the things to look for online. And we've got a few picks of suits we're loving, and a few cover ups too. Get the swimsuit scoop today.
And don't forget to stretch. People avoid stretching--but it's the most important part of any exercise routine. Stretching helps to prevent injuries, keeps your muscles limber, and connects your mind and your body. Learn some simple stretches in the video we've posted today with Heidi Klum and fitness expert David Kirsch.
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