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Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.
Among its many other benefits exercise increases testosterone, endorphins and adrenal hormones, all of which are essential to a satisfying sex life.
From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.
We don’t have to twist ourselves into pretzels for our joints to benefit from the suppleness that yoga provides.
From curvy yoga to paddleboard yoga, there’s an evolving style for everyone no matter what their age or level of fitness.
Swimming offers a low-impact and highly satisfying exercise routine. Strategies from world-class experts can make pool time even more productive and enjoyable.
By doing the right kind of exercise at the right time of day, we can sleep soundly all night long.
Families with children as young as 5 easily bond when they mindfully run together at a fun pace.
Walking, strength training and yoga are just a few of the ways that being physically active during menopausal changes eases our days and benefits mind and body.
Overdoing garden work can produce aches and pains, but by integrating yoga positions while planting and weeding, we can emerge pain-free after hours of being on our knees and bending.
By strategically working certain muscles in strategic sequences, we can get fit in a 10-minute, 10-step workout just three times a week.
Originally designed as toys, exercise balls are now used for everything from building core stability to helping healthcare patients regain mobility.
Walking 10,000 steps a day began as a pedometer marketing ploy, but it’s become a goal worth striving for because of the way it beats back diseases like diabetes and breast cancer.
Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.
Not all stretches are alike, so it helps to know what kind to do for what purpose.
Even in our later years, we can strengthen our bones with the right targeted movements.
The prominent New York yoga teacher counsels us never to berate ourselves about our practice and to set aside time for asanas and exploration of different yoga traditions.
Blissful moments in nature can be found just minutes away from home, if we know where to look.
Pesticide, plastic phthalate, heavy metal and BPA chemicals efficiently exit our body when we perspire during a workout, sauna or sunny walk.
Two fresh new faces on tennis courts these days are pickleball, a fun mixture of tennis, squash and table tennis, and cardio tennis, honing skills amid high-intensity aerobic action.
Effective self-defense comes when we move mindfully through environments and know how to safely redirect an opponent’s energy.
Spring is a fine time to lace up our running shoes and head for the road or trail; maybe even start training for a community race.
Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.
The human body is designed to wear well at least through age 70, and with the right exercise, diet and activities, we can push that number higher.