You have to earn a lot more money to get the same happiness-boosting effect sports have. Researchers at Yale and Oxford may have proven exercise is more important to your mental health than your economic status. The scientists found that,... Continue Reading →
Sitting is the scourge of our time, but fighting back doesn't have to be hard. A lack of physical activity is projected to put nearly 1.4 billion people worldwide at risk for chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease. As... Continue Reading →
Once thought of as a training routine reserved for soccer moms and granola-crunching free spirits, yoga offers mental and physical benefits can no longer be ignored. Elite athletes are embracing yoga in a big way, and the total number of... Continue Reading →
WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU STOP EXERCISING FOR A MONTH?
The way people approach life is the way people show up on their yoga mat. And yoga teachers are no exception. Some yoga teachers may lead with a sense of aggression and competition while others will promote a feeling of... Continue Reading →
Aging is commonly associated with a loss of muscle mass and strength, resulting in falls, functional decline, and the subjective feeling of weakness. Exercise modulates the morbidities of muscle aging. Most studies, however, have examined muscle-loss changes in sedentary aging... Continue Reading →
Lie on your back with your legs extended, bending your left knee and drawing it toward your chest. Lift your head, neck, and shoulders off the mat. Place a block lengthwise between your left quadriceps (the front of your thigh) and left elbow,... Continue Reading →