Bobby Hold is a New York City-based Physician Assistant; founder of the Lose Weight, Find Yourself™ website and FitGuy, LLC; and a testament to the power of transcending obesity through self-esteem. Over ten years ago, Bobby went from 300 pounds to a fit and healthy 190—and kept the weight off.
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Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to empowering people and communities to realize their full potential through the transformative wisdom and practice of yoga. Kripalu (kri-PAH-loo) has been teaching skills for optimal living through education for the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. It is the largest and most established retreat center for yoga, health, and holistic living in North America.
In How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter (Running Press; July 2014; $15.00 Trade Paperback; ISBN: 978-0-7624-5427-3; also available as an eBook), author Tiffany Beveridge speaks through her Internet brainchild to offer remarkably accurate—as well as hilarious—insights into our obsession with hipster culture. In her distinctive voice, Quinoa takes readers on a tour of high-fashion fun, filled with snapshots from her virtual life as the world’s most influential preschooler, plus hints, tips, and best practices to transform anyone’s lif
In Wear No Evil: How to Change the World with Your Wardrobe (Running Press; April 2014; $17.00 US; Trade Paperback; ISBN: 978-0-7624-5127-2; also available as an eBook), trailblazing eco-stylist Greta Egan aims to raise awareness about the consequences of what we put on our bodies and make the world of fashion a better place. Greta also shares her list of the best eco-friendly fashion brands, for men as well as women, plus her picks for outstanding natural and organic personal care
In THE RECIPE FOR RADIANCE: Discover Beauty’s Best Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen (Running Press; April 2014; $24.00 Trade Paperback; ISBN: 978-0-7624-5040-4; also available as an eBook), Alexis Wolfer founder and editor-in-chief of The Beauty Bean, shares the amazing results of her copious research and beauty experiments, to bring you recipes that promote beauty from within, as well as topical home-made remedies all using ingredients found in your kitchen. Throughout, Alexis complime
In The New Rules of Running: 5 Steps to Run Faster and Longer for Life (Avery; April 2014; ISBN: 978-1-58333-538-3; $20; Trade Paperback Original; eBook), by Vijay Vad, MD.
In Ramshackle Glam: The New Mom’s Haphazard Guide to (Almost) Having It All (Running Press; April 2014; $19.00 Trade Paperback; ISBN: 978-0-7624-5304-7; also available as an E-Book), Jordan Reid lets readers in on her fears, screw-ups, emotional breakdowns, creative breakthroughs, unexpected discoveries, and moments of sheer bliss. Written with empathy and humor, Ramshackle Glam is the book every new mom needs to feel like herself – smart and confident, with a dash of glamour.
In Meant to Be: Lives and Loves of a Jersey Girl (Skyhorse Publishing; May 2014; ISBN: 978-1-62914-332-3; Hardcover; $19.95), written by first-time author and businesswoman Lauren Pizza, shares the story of her journey from normal, middle-class Jersey girl to globetrotting businesswoman, philanthropist, and mother of two teenagers. Spiritual and hysterically funny, Lauren shares her unique perspectives on life, death, families, motherhood, cancer, celebrity, and much more.
Luxe Fashion (Running Press; October 2013; Hardcover $50.00; ISBN: 978-0-7624-5111-1; E-book ISBN: 978-0-7624-5303-0) written by international fashion authority Caroline Cox with a Foreword by Cameron Silver, is a tribute to luxury, a beautiful celebration of the best in world of fashion and style, and a comprehensive guide to iconic heritage brands.
Seka, the Marilyn Monroe of Porn, the queen of XXX cinema’s Golden Age, and John Holmes’ favorite leading lady, is a legendary performer of adult cinema - and many would say the greatest 2013 marks the 35th anniversary of the star’s entree into adult films, and to celebrate her career, Seka is releasing her untold story, Inside Seka – The Platinum Princess of Porn (Bear Manor Media; September 2013; ISBN: 9781593932725; $24.95; Paperback).