Amazed by what the French can eat in a week’s time and still stay slim? They regularly eat chocolate, full-fat yogurts and cheese, bread, delicious desserts, rich sauces, and the list goes on and on. Yet, France has one of the lowest obesity rates in the world.
Does your running routine ever feel like a drag? Try these helpful tips to keep yourself motivated to run and make exercise fun.
Octobre Rose (Pink October) offers plenty of opportunities for you to support breast cancer awareness in Paris.
How many women out there would love to get fit? Eat healthy; exercise regularly. How many of us are too busy caring for our families, juggling work or can’t find the time to look after our own bodies?
Who hasn’t experienced the frustration of weight loss first hand? Our nutritionist in Paris offers advice on how to stay on the healthy track without punishing yourself.
I have been always very careful to which of my French friends I would reveal my spiritual search. For in this country, spirituality and religion are very much a private matter. Why is this topic to be handled with care? Today’s France is a society firmly entrenched in the separation of church and state. And the rocky road to a secular republic has taken a few centuries to achieve.
Much like nearly everything in life, they do things a bit differently here in France, even running races. From my very first Parisian race, I noticed that there was a distinct air of competition at these events. While obviously not everyone thought they were going to win, it was clear that most people were determined to get to the finish line as fast as possible.
Nearly every day for seven years now, my morning ritual has included a cloud of smoke hanging over a throng of students, many of whom have a cigarette in hand... No matter which arrondissement teens come from, the clothes they wear and the music they listen to, their main accessory is a cigarette (aka a “clope”).
If "traditional" approaches have failed to ease your pain, consider alternative medicine like acupuncture, ancient techniques that produce modern results.