Category Archives: Yoga & Fitness

Scientists Agree: Dancing Is the Best Way to Get Fit and Live Longer

Exercise doesn’t have to be such a struggle. Scientific research shows that the best exercise you can get to live longer and in better health is dancing. “You only live once; but if you do it right, once is enough.” … Read More »

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This Shoulder Releasing Yoga Routine Eases Tight Shoulders & Tech Neck

It’s instant relief in less than five minutes. We hold so much tension in our shoulders. Sedentary work, lugging heavy bags, and constant engagement with our phones can form knots, resulting in neck and back pain. One way to counteract … Read More »

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The One Thing All Yogis Need (But Never Think Of)

Trust us on this one. If you’re a bona fide yogi, chances are you’ve invested in your practice: nonslip mats, blocks, straps, athleisure, and maybe even essential oils all keep your flow going. It’s also fair to assume that you’ve … Read More »

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4 Effective Ways To Get Moving When You’ve Eaten A Little Too Much

Thanksgiving is a time to indulge—here’s your action plan. If you’re like me, you go crazy sitting around talking and eating all day long, which is tough—especially because that’s what the holidays are all about. But at the same time, … Read More »

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5 Yin Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Do Post-Workout

Find some relaxation post-run with these five yin yoga poses all runners should do. They’re the perfect way to stretch out sore spots. Life is full of opposing pairs: sweet and savory, fast and slow, hard and soft. One half of … Read More »

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What is Qigong?

Bruce Frantzis Demonstrating Dragon and Tiger QigongQigong (alternatively spelled chi gung or chi kung) is a form of gentle exercise composed of movementsthat are repeated a number of times, often Qigong (alternatively spelled chi gung or chi kung) is a … Read More »

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The Benefits of Yoga

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced yoga student, the benefits of yoga include greater flexibility and strength, improved core strength, and more personal or spiritual benefits, such as increased patience, a feeling of belonging and improved body image through acceptance. … Read More »

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The 4 Yoga Poses You Need To Practice Every Day This Fall

Get ready to ground down in a big way. Fall is a time to ground down, look inward, and hit the reset button after the craziness of summer. As the weather cools down and the leaves transition to bright hues of … Read More »

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Qigong: The Ancient Exercise You Need to Try

Practicing qigong could improve your health in incredible ways. Learn more about how this 2,000-year-old practice, including ways to get started. Qigong is considered a collective term for a long-established, extensive set of exercises first created in China more than … Read More »

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Finally! A New Study Reveals How Much Exercise We Actually Need

This one will get you thinking. In an era of slow fitness, it probably comes as little surprise that we don’t need to exercise nearly as much as previously thought in the name of longevity. In a large new study published on this … Read More »

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