• Pregnancy and Yoga: A Match Made in Heaven?

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    The birth of a child is one of the most monumental moments in a mother’s life.  It is not only awe-inspiring to witness this miracle of creation so intimately throughout pregnancy, but equally transformative for a woman to experience her own birth as she steps into...


    4 Things Young, Active Guys Do That Ruin Their Joints

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    It used to be that joint problems were something only older guys had to worry about.  But today orthopedic surgeons are seeing people in their 40s or younger for joint replacements. In fact, data from the National Center for Health Statistics finds the number of hip replacements has more...


    Dealing With Digestive Issues? Here Are 3 Ways To Use Yoga To Take Care Of Your Gut

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    I first started to experience severe digestive pain when I was in college. After college, my digestive issues seemed to develop more severely, and I started developing even more problems—chronic migraines, inflammation, anxiety, and newly developed food allergies. After tons of tests, I was diagnosed with gastroparesis,...


    How Long Should You Really Try to Hold a Plank?

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    You probably don’t know that Tom Hoel held a plank for four hours and 28 minutes on May 22, 2015, setting a world record.  You probably don’t know that this is the second plank record for Hoel, a 52-year-old Dane. His previous record of three...


    Exercise for Elders: The Best Decision You Can Make for Your Health

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    Geriatrician Elizabeth Landsverk, MD Offers Tips on Getting Started  Physical activity and exercise are good for you—at every age. For older adults, being physically active is vital to health and the ability to remain independent. Even those who are frail or suffer from the ailments and disabilities...


    Should I Workout when I Have a Cold?

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    We tend to talk a lot about motivation in fitness—tricks and inspiration to get us out for that run or to the gym. But with all this encouragement to exercise, we also need to remember that some days we need a break. Illness, even a touch of...


    5 Mind Tricks To Achieving a Perfect Beach Body

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    Eating healthy is easier said than done because it is not so much the diet, but the psychology of the diet that is likely to trip you up. Finding the right path to a healthy diet that is suitable for your body takes time and...


    7 Things You Can Do Before Noon To Shed Extra Pounds

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    All of us appreciate our sleep, especially if we have children. But if I told you that getting up early actually helped you shed some pounds, would you get up earlier? You probably would. Although there’s nothing quite like sleeping in on day when we...


    Physical Activity Around the House

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    Our days are hectic and busy, filled with all sorts of events and chores making it difficult to find time to be physically active on some days. Here are some suggestions on how to be physically active in your home, doing things you would have...


    6 Ways To Actually Get A Workout In Every Day

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    As the days shorten and winter draws closer, it's hard to always find the motivation to work out—and it's even harder when you have to make yourself wake up early to do it. It's definitely possible, though. Here's how to get over all those excuses you're making and keep exercising...