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How to experience the potential benefits of the cold water plunge therapy trend at a luxury spa, or by using cool tech tools at home

The Hot New Luxury Spa Treatment of 2022 is Cold Water Plunge

It’s official. Those “Polar Bear” clubs had it right all along. The hot new luxury spa treatment of 2022 is the cold water plunge. How is jumping into freezing cold water therapeutic, you ask? Devotees swear that it reduces anxiety. We feel anxious just thinking about it. Thankfully, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has answers, and she’s sharing 5 invigorating ways to experience the benefits of cold water plunge therapy at a luxury spa, or with cool new tech tools at home, right now.

What is forest bathing? How to experience the natural luxury of forest bathing, which means gaining wellness by spending time in the woods

How To Experience The Natural Luxury Of Forest Bathing

What is forest bathing?  It’s said to be “the medicine of simply being in the forest. ” Developed in Japan during the 1980’s, the practice has become an important element of preventive health care and healing far beyond the nation’s borders. We decided to try it recently, and we’re all in. Here’s how to experience the natural luxury of forest bathing and its benefits.

Holiday Gift Shop 2021: The Best Gifts in Personal Fitness

What’s the best luxury gift for the person who is extremely active and serious about fitness, whether they prefer a home workout, the great outdoors or a socially distanced return to the gym? Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy (who teaches kick-boxing in her free time) has the answers. Here’s our luxury gift guide for what to buy this holiday for those who are serious about fitness, whether their passion is hiking, yoga, running or working out in their home gym. And hey – you might want to buy a couple of these for yourself, too!

how to avoid weight gain and stay healthy during the holidays this year

The Best Tips on How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are coming, and you know what that means. Even in this era of social distancing and face masks, there can still be opportunities for lots of holiday fun. And lots of temptation in the realm of food and drink. If you’re looking for some expert advice on how to balance it all, read on. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen went right to the source, and she’s sharing the best expert tips from her personal trainer on how to avoid unwanted weight gain and resist temptation while enjoying yourself so that you and yours can stay healthy during the holidays this year.