- October 1st, 2008
Hoop dance has become the hippest new way to tone your core, improve your health, and get in touch with your inner dervish diva. Blending Native American hoop dance with Hawaiian hula and Middle Eastern belly dance, modern hoop dance emphasizes body awareness, sensuality, and the interconnectedness of life. Hoops vary in size and weight depending on your goals.By Nora Simmons
- September 1st, 2008
Need more inspiration than your growing love handles to get you off that couch? New research published in the British Journal of Cancer found that men who work out at least 30 minutes a day have a 34 percent lower risk of dying from cancer than men who exercise less frequently or not at all.
- April 1st, 2008
Relieving the chronic pain of fibromyalgia may have gotten a little easier, thanks to a study comparing the efficacy of four common self-help approaches: aerobic and flexibility exercises; strength training along with aerobics and stretching; the Fibromyalgia Self-Help Course (topics include managing fatigue, pain, sleep, stress, and emotional issues such as worry, frustration, depression, andBy James Keough
- April 1st, 2008
It’s 10 o’clock and you don’t know where your life is. You haven’t been sleeping well, and you’ve got a major presentation at work first thing in the morning. Your mother called two hours ago and can’t find hAer hearing aid (that’s the second time today), your daughter’s got a bad cold, and your husband thinks the two of you are growing apart.Find yourself constantly seeking sanity? Stress can impact your physical and emotional health more than you think. Here's how to achieve better balance before it's too late.By David Scrimgeour, LAc
- March 1st, 2008
After a long, pavement- pounding summer of tennis and 8-mile runs, I was tired and running out of cartilage. I wanted to find a balanced exercise regime to match my high-octane personality, one that didn’t involve sleeping next to a sexy bottle of ibuprofen.
One day, while pretending to be busy at work, I saw an email from my sister.
One man finds a hard-core workout that's soft on the knees.By Jay Clark
- January 1st, 2008
My body and spirit were failing. “What can I do? Where can I go?” I wondered. Getting enough sleep and eating properly just weren’t cutting it.” I needed help.By Anna Smith