Exercise and Fitness

New Finding: Different Types of Exercise Affect Different Parts of Your Brain

Posted by on October 25, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 34 Comments
New Finding: Different Types of Exercise Affect Different Parts of Your Brain

One part of your brain is for memory, another for integration and another for multi-tasking (and so on). Find out which part of the brain these 5 kinds of exercise timulate.

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The Gayatri Mantra and A Love Supreme

The Gayatri Mantra and A Love Supreme

The Gayatri Mantra Watch a short video and hear me chant the Gayatri Mantra and discuss about understanding it by exploring John Coltrane’s masterpiece, A Love Supreme.   Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ bhárgo devásya dhīmahi dhíyo yó naḥ pracodáyāt   Translation: Everything on the Earth and in the sky and in between […]

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A Body in Motion Stays Healthier Longer (the Importance of Intermittent Movement)

A Body in Motion Stays Healthier Longer (the Importance of Intermittent Movement)

Getting consistent movement into your daily life is a profoundly powerful intervention for health and longevity.

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Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods: Are These In Your Diet?

Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods: Are These In Your Diet?

Experts estimate that more than half the cases of cancer diagnosed in the United States – more than 1.6 million in 2014 – are preventable with lifestyle changes.

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What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life? How to Find Your “Goldilocks Zone”

Posted by on October 22, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Longevity & Life Extension with 1 Comment
What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life? How to Find Your “Goldilocks Zone”

Modern fitness research offers many potent reminders that physical activity is one of the best “preventive drugs” for many common ailments, from psychiatric disorders to heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. This is one of the most important factors for optimizing your overall health and preventing chronic disease, and may explain why exercise is such a potent preventive medicine.

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10 Simple Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

10 Simple Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

You don’t have to be bendy as a pretzel to do yoga. Here are some simple poses that will bring you immense calm and all the health benefits that come with it.

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Open & Balance Your Crown Chakra With This Simple Meditation

Open & Balance Your Crown Chakra With This Simple Meditation

The 7th chakra is 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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Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Essential and How to Avoid Losing it As You Age (Video)

Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Essential and How to Avoid Losing it As You Age (Video)

Chronological aging begins at birth, and you can’t stop the clock from ticking. However, there’s also biological aging, and evidence suggests the aging of your cells can indeed be slowed, and in some cases even reversed.

This is particularly true of muscle tissue, which can be regenerated even at an advanced age with the appropriate diet and exercise. Your muscles are also responsible for keeping your metabolic system intact, and maintaining muscle mass helps protect you against metabolic and hormonal decline, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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3 Yoga Poses to Alleviate Headaches

Written by on October 10, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Mind-Body Connection, Thrive with 0 Comments
3 Yoga Poses to Alleviate Headaches

Headaches are all too common. While there are many reasons for headaches including dehydration, sinus congestions, and viruses, many times headaches are the result of unconscious tension in your neck and shoulders. Here are 3 yoga poses that will help alleviate the tension in neck and shoulders when done regularly. If you’re feeling a headache, […]

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4 Ways to Open Your Sacral Chakra for More Joy & Sensuality

Written by on October 8, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Human Energy Systems with 0 Comments
4 Ways to Open Your Sacral Chakra for More Joy & Sensuality

Our society is trying to shift into the feminine right now, but old habits die hard, so many of us still put too much emphasis on work, operate from our head, and get caught into monotonous routines. Yuck! Work is essential and thinking is a generally good thing — especially when we do so from inspiration and our creative impulses. But there’s no doubt that the majority of us need more play and joy — and to live more from our embodied, feminine essence. Here are 4 ways to enliven your sacral chakra…

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Here’s Why Your Hair Turns Gray & How Stress, Genes, Diet and More Can Affect the Process

Here’s Why Your Hair Turns Gray & How Stress, Genes, Diet and More Can Affect the Process

Want to know if your hair has its own biological clock linked to graying hair? Read this article from Dr. Joseph Mercola.

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Build Muscle Faster, Safer and Easier With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Posted by on September 24, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Build Muscle Faster, Safer and Easier With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood flow restriction training can stimulate muscle growth and strength in about half the time, using about one-third of the weight, compared to standard weight training.

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Open Your Heart Chakra with This Simple Yoga Pose

Open Your Heart Chakra with This Simple Yoga Pose

To get the heart open, you need to reverse this chest collapsing, You need to elongate the front of your torso upward away from your waistline and then draw your shoulder blades down your back. This takes the head of your arm bones back and let’s your chest open. It causes your collar bones to “smile,” that is, to widen.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Workout in the Least Amount of Time (In As Little as 15 Minutes a Week)

Posted by on September 13, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 2 Comments
How to Get the Most Out of Your Workout in the Least Amount of Time (In As Little as 15 Minutes a Week)

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) can significantly reduce the amount of exercise you need to do, cutting your hour-long workouts down to 15 minutes once a week or less.

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How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 4-9, 2017)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 4-9, 2017)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 4-9, 2017)? Find out in our weekly column, a helpful complement to your weekly horoscope and a great standalone resource providing valuable insights into your health, nutrition, and muscular form and function.

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