The 8-Minute HIIT Challenge: Total Body

by Brook Benten Jimenez on January 6, 2021

High Intensity Interval Training is the most bang you can get for minimal time spent exercising. This workout is great for improving speed, agility, and quickness for athletes, but it’s also great as a metabolism-boosting...

The 8-Minute Workout Challenge: Butts

by Brook Benten Jimenez on December 3, 2020

Buns are the new abs.  They’re hot and we all want them. Apparel makers compete for the crowning achievement of the pants that make your butt look best, and they charge a triple-digit figure that...

#TravelTuesday: A Gem Among Dallas Gems

by Brook Benten Jimenez on November 10, 2020

For the epitome of arts, fashion, dining, and sophistication, welcome to Dallas Arts District. Pre-COVID, this newly developed part of downtown Dallas was the place to see and be seen. Whether catching a Broadway show...

The 8-Minute Workout Circuit: Chest and Back

by Brook Benten Jimenez on November 5, 2020

Most of us find that our posture could stand a tune-up. Two major muscle groups that seriously affect your posture are your pecs (aka chest) and back. These 6 exercises repeated through two circuits will...

#FoodieFriday: Guess What, Dallas? Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge Now Open

by Brook Benten Jimenez on October 30, 2020

For art, elegance, ambiance and Napa-inspired fare, Ellie Hall’s namesake restaurant hits all points on the culinary compass.  Setting the tone early, Executive Chef Eric Dreyer describes the food as “elevated but not stuffy.” Bigger...

The 8-Minute Workout Challenge: Legs

by Brook Benten Jimenez on October 22, 2020

This pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things—certainly the way we workout!  This time last year, we had no problem paying monthly dues, spending gas money and time to get to...

#TravelTuesday: Hang Your 10-Gallon Hat at Big Tex’s New Neighbor

by Brook Benten Jimenez on October 13, 2020

If you’re looking for a place to hang your 10-gallon hat after a drive-thru the 2020 Texas State Fair (to take a commemorative photo with Big Tex), look no further than Deep Ellum's Kimpton Pittman...

The 8-Minute Workout Challenge: Shoulders

by Brook Benten Jimenez on October 8, 2020

This pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things—certainly the way we workout!  This time last year, we had no problem paying monthly dues, spending gas money and time to get to...