Should You Be Weighing Yourself?

By Dasha Libin / October 23, 2021 /

WATCH THIS VIDEO: The answer – yes and no! And why? Because – weight (the number on the scale)  is relevant. But before we actually go there, let me make something very clear: you actually NEVER (ever) just want to lose weight! Nope- what you want to do is lose fat and gain muscle.…

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Why Your Body Isn’t Changing

By Dasha Libin / October 23, 2021 /

Working Hard with No to Minimal Results?  I have seen it over and over again- you work hard, devote time and energy, resources and emotions to see your body stay virtually the same. Why are you not seeing strength, composition, energy and health goals? I want to make sure that I am very clear that…

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Mandranova – Experience Authentic Sicily

By Dasha Libin / August 9, 2019 /

It is, and it is not Italy Mandranova, our home among the olive fields When I was in college, I met a boy from Sicily, Nunzio, he helped me pass economics class while I helped him understand literature and Greek mythology. Our friend Tanya helped us pass developmental physiology. On long breaks between classes the…

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Mandarin Oriental Tokyo – Why We Keep Coming Back

By Dasha Libin / August 8, 2019 /

When you think of tree houses nestled in the sky – you think jungle and woods and an endless scene of nature. I’ve stayed in a fare share of tree suspended hotels made for bird watching and moon gazing. However, when I entered the Mandrin Oriental Tokyo, all of those notions changed. Suddenly I was…

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Motherhood and Mobility; My Single Greatest Piece Of Advise I Can Give Any Mother To Be

By Dasha Libin / August 6, 2019 /

Motherhood and Mobility My Single Greatest Piece Of Advise I Can Give Any Mother To Be There’s a ton of advise out there for mothers to be. When I was pregnant, just 5 months ago I was consuming this advise at a massive pace. One day reading about a mom who still feels trapped inside…

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China by Train; experiencing both authenticity and luxury

By Dasha Libin / August 5, 2019 /

Temple of Heaven, Beijing (must visit) 水满则溢。(Shuǐmǎn zé yì. ‘water full but overflows’) — Water flows in only to flow out. China by Train – on this trip we felt like we experienced the true authenticity of China, all while still getting the five star experience we wanted from a vacation. Below, I’ll discuss our…

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#STRONGLIKEAMAMA Heymama Event (Overlooking beautiful NYC)

By Dasha Libin / July 18, 2019 /

Incredible isn’t it? A perfect summer evening on an elegant rooftop over looking one of the greatest cities in the world – Hanging out with you – a hundred plus hard working entrepreneur mothers, all who left their babies (of various ages) at home and turned up to sweat, chant and discuss all forms of…

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The 4th Trimester – (hint: They Lied To You – You’ll Sleep, You’ll Dream and You’ll be FINE!)

By Dasha Libin / May 24, 2019 /

Today is Ari’s three months b-day! and I want to take this time to truly share with you my experiences of the 4TH TRIMESTER (hint: bc its nothing like I was told it would be). If you’ve had a baby, it may go something to the likes of this: first trimester– nausea, exhaustion, excitement, a…

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle – a one-of-a-kind adventure for the spirit

By Dasha Libin / May 2, 2019 /

Your kids – they want Disney Land, and hey maybe you do as well. Something incredible about reliving your childhood. Tented Camps at Four Seasons Golden Triangle are kinda like re-living your childhood mixed in with a bit of Indiana Jones. Basically the child, the adventurer, the romantic, the philosopher, the boss in you gets…

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Your Sweet Tooth Survival Guide; How To Have & Enjoy Sugar Correctly

By Dasha Libin / March 19, 2019 /

Snacking in Beijing China… We’ve all watched a friend, actress, or some other freak of nature scarf down a candy bar, milk shake, or burger with the grin of an eight-year-old child—there’s no remorse, just simple guiltless pleasure. And we’ve done it once in a while ourselves, after all, there is NO REASON you shouldn’t…

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Baby Game Changers: Coterie Diapers

By Dasha Libin / March 16, 2019 /

In the world of babies you hear a many things over and over again, the main one being those daunting diaper changes. Of-course for those yet to have kids this sounds so simple and so far fetched from anything you need to worry about; a diaper. But once you’re a parent, you know that anything…

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Daily Cold Showers Bring May Flowers… My Cold Therapy Routine; Mind-Body-Spirit

By Dasha Libin / March 15, 2019 /

It has been exactly two weeks since I gave birth, And I will say that it has been a true collection of not days but hours; 24, 48, 72. A swarming colidascope of memories and sensations and smells (yes, smells) that I will never ever forget and probably want to relive and strive remember as…

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