Sitting Disease: The New Health Hazard

Sedentary behavior is the new norm as most jobs do not require active movement. Sitting in a car instead of walking, standing on the escalator instead of walking up the stairs, using an electric mixer Read More

Late Teen Years Are Key Period in Bone Growth

The late adolescent years are an important period for gaining bone mineral, even after a teenager attains his or her adult height. Scientists analyzing a racially diverse, multicenter sample from a large, federally funded national Read More

Get the Full Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has grown in popularity for a variety of reasons. Among them is its ability to reduce mental and physical stress, improve mood, and slow the aging process. However, some yogis feel that many students Read More

8 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Home

Yoga is tremendously popular now, and rightly so. It’s a safe, powerful exercise with many benefits that has been refined for thousands of years— the perfect antidote to the stress and hustle of modern life. Read More

Defeating Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a killer that doesn’t care about race, religious beliefs, or socio­economic status. Christine Horner, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon and the author of Waking the Warrior Goddess, says that once a woman Read More

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth. Researchers collected and re-examined clinical trial data on exercise during pregnancy Read More

Trim Down & Tone Up!

Looking for a new workout that will torch major calories while building muscle? I created the following circuit routine this morning (at 4 a.m.—yep), and I’m still feeling energized and motivated. Try it for yourself Read More

Winter Weight, Be Gone

If the arrival of spring means you seek to shed some pounds, try these tips to make sure the weight stays off all year long. >> Talk about it. Have a workout buddy, friend those Read More

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