Exercise and Fitness

Exercise Should Rejuvenate, Not Deplete

Exercise Should Rejuvenate, Not Deplete

More and more we seem to strive for (and reward) extreme exercise. Pushing beyond our limits. Challenging ourselves to climb higher, run faster and farther, hop till you drop, “Just Do It”!

We scoff to think that a quiet walk in Nature, a leisurely bike ride or a gentle yoga class could keep us healthy and fit. Ayurveda would disagree. I wrote an article a while back called “All Exercise is Not Created Equal”. Please check it out to see how the different doshas are affected by exercise and Ayurveda’s recommendations.

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Yoga Plus Grounding: A Powerful Wellness Combination

Yoga Plus Grounding: A Powerful Wellness Combination

Grounding yourself is a mechanism by which you’re able to stabilize your energies, center your mind, and focus on the moment. As a result, you’re able to take a deep breath, step back, and focus on you for that very moment – no matter the time and place.

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Brains Become More ‘Plastic’ After Exercise

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Brains Become More ‘Plastic’ After Exercise

New research has found that memory and motor skills are increased after just thirty minutes of exercise.

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Boost Your Memory by Weight Lifting For Just 20 Minutes A Day

Posted by on October 5, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Boost Your Memory by Weight Lifting For Just 20 Minutes A Day

New research from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that younger adults who lift weights not only strengthen their muscles but their brains, too. The best part: It only takes a session or two to get the benefits of better memory.

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Yoga helps war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

Posted by on September 17, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Healing, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Yoga helps war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

It’s no secret that yoga can aid mental well-being. What is more, it can help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research.

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Your Personal FitScope: Numerology for Optimal Exercise

Your Personal FitScope: Numerology for Optimal Exercise

A FitScope is intuitive fitness advice based on numerology. A simple calculation helps you incorporate optimized fitness into your life with ease and grace.

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Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

People who sit for prolonged periods, for example office workers at a desk, have a higher chance of experiencing negative health conditions but a study by scientists at Indiana University suggests that just 3 walks of 5 minutes distributed throughout 3 hours of prolonged sitting reverses harm caused to leg arteries.

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Open & Balance Your Crown Chakra With This Simple Meditation

Written by on August 21, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Healing, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Open & Balance Your Crown Chakra With This Simple Meditation

This is the final video in a 7-part series by Vicki Howie of simple yoga poses and movements that heal and balance your chakras. We’ve now made our way up to the 7th chakra. Also known as the crown chakra, this center represents the most rarefied aspect of your energy field. Up here, it’s all about consciousness and spirit, so not surprisingly, the yoga pose related to this area is one of stillness.

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How to lose 2lbs in a week

How to lose 2lbs in a week

Many people are on a look out for realistic weight loss methods that promise reduction in weight quickly. The long processes of weight loss are actually becoming the main reason for people to lose interest in such plans and routines and thus ignore many steps among the ones that they have to necessarily perform. There […]

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Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Excess sitting may lead to physical health problems, but studies show it may harm your mental health as well. Science now shows us that temporary vigorous exercise cannot compensate for the damage incurred by prolonged daily sitting.

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Open Your 3rd Eye (6th Chakra) With This Simple Pose

Open Your 3rd Eye (6th Chakra) With This Simple Pose

The 6th chakra is the home of feminine intuition, that deep knowingness that women have that surpasses — or bypasses, depending on how you feel about it — mere logic.

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Open Your Heart Chakra with This Simple Yoga Pose

Open Your Heart Chakra with This Simple Yoga Pose

The important thing to realize about heart opening is that it’s totally natural for our spirit and utterly unnatural for our body. The latter is due to the fact that we have so many heart-closing daily activities in our culture. The main problem is that we sit in chairs most of the time. We even sit in one as we drive!

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Fire Up Your Confidence With These Simple Yoga Poses

Fire Up Your Confidence With These Simple Yoga Poses

After years of working with my yoga students and life coach clients, I’ve learned that 3rd chakra tends to be the problem spot. It’s the place where a lot of people – especially women and people who consider themselves “spiritual” – lose their chakra power.

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Boost Your 2nd Chakra Sensuality With Two Easy Yoga Poses

Boost Your 2nd Chakra Sensuality With Two Easy Yoga Poses

I must admit I have a soft spot for the sacral chakra. It’s the home of the Divine Feminine, and it represents the goddess energy that is badly needed on this planet. Doing second chakra poses boosts your fertility, creativity and sensuality.

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What It Takes to Buy a Good Pair of Running Shoes

Written by on June 27, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments

Shoes are one thing and running shoes are another. In case you are thinking about purchasing a pair of running shoes, the first thing that you must remember is that style is not the only thing that you should consider. Kids particularly see nothing more in shoes than how stylish the pair is. Parents must […]

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