Exercise and Fitness

Why You Should Work Out With Your Partner, According To Science

Posted by on November 11, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Why You Should Work Out With Your Partner, According To Science

Here’s a hack for getting the most from your workouts.

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Strength Exercise As Vital As Aerobic New Research Finds

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Strength Exercise As Vital As Aerobic New Research Finds

Own bodyweight exercises like pushups and situps, which can be performed in any setting without equipment, yielded comparable results to gym-based activities. Doing pushups and situps could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults.

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As Little as Two Hours of Walking Per Week Lowers All-Cause Mortality

Posted by on November 5, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
As Little as Two Hours of Walking Per Week Lowers All-Cause Mortality

Most adults spend 10 hours or more each day sitting, and research shows this level of inactivity cannot be counteracted with a workout at the end of the day. One strategy that has been shown to have a positive impact is simply to stand up more. Increasing your daily walking is another key.

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Learn How The Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

Learn How The Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

Taxpayers are paying for the privilege of making our country sick. Government subsidies damage our country’s health and increase the medical costs that will ultimately need to be paid to treat the effects of the obesity epidemic.

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Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Yoga can be a great help with depression

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Transform Your Life with the Power of Energetic Yoga

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 12 Comments
Transform Your Life with the Power of Energetic Yoga

Energetic yoga is perfect for those who are strapped for time and cannot engage in a lengthy practice everyday. After a brief session, students report they experienced heightened levels of energy, clarity and efficiency — leading to increased productivity and flow in their lives.

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33 Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do Literally Anywhere (For Better Fitness)

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
33 Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do Literally Anywhere (For Better Fitness)

Want an easy, portable way to get really fit fast? Try these resistance band exercises!

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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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