Finding Success in Strong Communities

Finding Success in Strong Communities

When you set out to achieve something—running a marathon, building a business, or mastering a new skill—your odds of success increase if you’re part of a community. An active community can give you new ideas, inspire you to keep going, and offer you...
ZYIA Active Summer to Shine Challenge

ZYIA Active Summer to Shine Challenge

July’s Pillar is all about Light. Think about the last time a stranger paid you a sincere compliment. Chances are, it lightened your mood. Your expression brightened and, although you couldn’t see it, your posture probably straightened for a while. All that,...
Being Well by Doing Good

Being Well by Doing Good

9 Ways to Blend Activity with Making the World a Better Place In every great sports movie, there’s a transformation montage. You know the one. The hero—through a series of clips and to the accompaniment of a rousing soundtrack—rapidly morphs from a sweatpants-wearing...
Five Ways to Inspire Your Kids to be More Active

Five Ways to Inspire Your Kids to be More Active

If you enjoy an active lifestyle, it can be frustrating to parent a kid whose spirit animal seems to be the sloth. And you have good reason to be concerned. One in three kids today is overweight, and sedentary lifestyles are at an all-time high. Not only are these...

How it All Began

Zyia’s story began on a snowy, moonlit hike. I was in good company, surrounded by women, all pushing ourselves out of our comfort zones and further up the trail. Our awkward snowshoes crunched along, creating a soft background to the soundtrack of our laughter...