Displaying items by tag: Fit Body

Natural Awakenings Yoga GlossaryNatural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

Yoga, a holistic art and practice that originated some 5,000 years ago in India, aims to integrate mind, body and spirit. The word yoga comes from...

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Dive Into SwimmingDIVE INTO SWIMMING
10 Tips to Optimize Workouts

Swimming may be the perfect lifelong sport; it’s a low-impact, joint-friendly, sustainable way for anyone to stay fit at any age. In taking the plunge—including after...

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Exercise to Sleep ByEXERCISE TO SLEEP BY
Quell Insomnia and Nighttime Anxiety

Insomnia plagues millions of Americans, and finding a solution can be difficult when the condition is chronic. Prolonged lack of quality sleep compromises health and sets the stage for...

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Running With the KidsRUNNING WITH THE KIDS
Strengthens Body, Mind and Family Spirit

Combining regular exercise with quality family time can be an enjoyable and fun way to realize a healthier lifestyle. Running together in fresh air, preferably in natural settings, allows children as...

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Moving Through Menopause
Exercising Reduces Symptoms

Moving Through Menopause

Transitioning through menopause and the years of perimenopausal hormone fluctuation leading up to the finale can be physically and emotionally challenging for many women. Consistently following a...

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Gardening ASANAS
Yoga Poses to Stay Pain-Free

Gardening Asanas

Gardening is good for body and soul, but long hours and repetitive movements can negatively impact even the fittest body. While stiffness and pain patterns might manifest in the lower back, shoulders, legs and hands, performing a few yoga poses can lessen pain, increase...

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Fitness in 10 Minutes
A Full-Body Workout for Busy People
by Locke Hughes

Fitness in 10 Minutes

When life makes a long workout impossible, a 10-minute, total-body fitness routine can be super-efficient and effective, if done right. To maximize results...

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Be On the Ball
Putting Extra Fun into Fitness
by Marlaina Donato

Putting Extra Fun into Fitness

Triginally developed by Italian plastic manufacturer Aquilino Cosani in 1963 as a toy called the Gymnastik and then used by British and Swiss physical therapists to help orthopedic patients, the ball has since...

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Championing Holistic Athletes

The New Face of Sports Medicine

by Marlaina Donato

Championing Holistic Athletes

Coaches and athletes nationwide are attributing quicker recovery time, less inflammation and better focus to a whole body approach to health care. A nutrient-dense diet tailored to...

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10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit

by Kathleen Barnes

10,000 Steps and Counting

We have become a nation of couch potatoes. The average American takes only 5,900 steps a day, somewhat better than the sedentary Brits that average less than 4,000. The notion that overall we need to take 10,000 steps a day to be physically fit started with...

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