Exercise and Fitness

WATCH: 5 Tips To Beat the Winter Blues [1-MIN VIDEO from Dr. Mercola]

WATCH: 5 Tips To Beat the Winter Blues [1-MIN VIDEO from Dr. Mercola]

Winter can bring about a sense of melancholy. If you’re feeling the blues this winter, here are some tips to help it go away.

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Transform Your Life with the Power of Energetic Yoga

Posted by on October 23, 2018 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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Ganesh: Guardian of the Temple

Written by on October 16, 2018 in Conscious Living, Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
Ganesh: Guardian of the Temple

Ganesh is the Hindu god who represents the remover of obstacles, the gatekeeper between the earthly world and the spiritual world. Understanding the his origin story gives us insight in balancing the realms of physical and spiritual. Here is one version of his story . . . . The Beginning of the Universe The story […]

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What Are the Best Ways For a Runner to Prevent and Improve Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms?

What Are the Best Ways For a Runner to Prevent and Improve Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms?

Plantar Fasciitis is the main cause of heel pain. Running can aggravate not only the pain, but also the injury itself. In fact, running can be the initial trigger for the development of Plantar Fasciitis. But you don’t have to give up running to avoid (or manage) Plantar Fasciitis. Let’s go over a few of the best ways for a runner to prevent Plantar Fasciitis or to minimize the impact of running on an existing injury.

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Sit Less Now or Risk Not Walking Later

Posted by on October 12, 2018 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Sit Less Now or Risk Not Walking Later

Prolonged sitting promotes multiple challenging health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, certain cancers and lower back pain. Recent research demonstrates that watching television for extended periods may increase your risk for reduced mobility as you age that may lead to a loss of independence.

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Add Years To Your Life Span: Do This ONE Thing! (So Simple It Will Surprise You!)

Add Years To Your Life Span: Do This ONE Thing! (So Simple It Will Surprise You!)

Spend more time living and less time dying, with these empowering tips to help slow the aging process.

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Thirteen Minutes of Weightlifting, Three Times a Week, Can Improve Muscle Strength and Endurance as Effectively as Working Out for 70 Minutes

Posted by on October 5, 2018 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Thirteen Minutes of Weightlifting, Three Times a Week, Can Improve Muscle Strength and Endurance as Effectively as Working Out for 70 Minutes

The key to turning a weightlifting session into a high-intensity exercise is to ramp up the intensity by slowing down your movements. The effectiveness and efficiency of HIIT was recently demonstrated in yet another study, which found you can reap results in just 13 minutes a day, three times a week, provided the intensity of your exertion is high enough.

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What Is the Ideal Sport to Increase Your Life Span?

Posted by on September 28, 2018 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Longevity & Life Extension with 0 Comments
What Is the Ideal Sport to Increase Your Life Span?

Research has found those participating in team related sports such as tennis, badminton and soccer, may enjoy a longer life than those who participate in more solitary sports, such as jogging or swimming. Scientists suggest this increased benefit may be from the social interactions, as exercise has a long history of improving mental health, also associated with longer life

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Dr. Mercola: 8 Fitness ‘Tips’ That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Dr. Mercola: 8 Fitness ‘Tips’ That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

If you’ve been working out for any length of time or simply follow the trends in exercise, you know there is no shortage of conflicting and confusing advice; it can be a struggle to separate fitness fact from fiction. Here are eight fitness tips that may be doing more harm than good…

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1.2 Million-Person Study Reveals How Much Exercise You Need to Benefit Mental Health (Plus 4-Minute Workout Video)

1.2 Million-Person Study Reveals How Much Exercise You Need to Benefit Mental Health (Plus 4-Minute Workout Video)

Exercise three to five days a week for 45 minutes is the “sweet spot” that leads to the greatest mental health gains. All types of exercise improved mental health, including that from housework, lawn mowing, child care and fishing, but three stood out above the rest in terms of offering the greatest mental health gains: team sports, cycling and aerobic and gym activities.

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Your Risk of 13 Cancers Is Lower When You Exercise – Here Are Some Terrific Exercise Options

Posted by on September 4, 2018 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Your Risk of 13 Cancers Is Lower When You Exercise – Here Are Some Terrific Exercise Options

You may already know one of the benefits of exercise includes optimizing your body to fight disease. Now, we have very robust, specific evidence showing that a solid prescription of physical activity can drastically lower your risk of 13 different types of cancers.

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How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)? 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. Please let us know, what you think of this posting, in our comments section.

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Wisdom Pills: 7 Reasons Life Really Doesn’t Begin Until 40

Wisdom Pills: 7 Reasons Life Really Doesn’t Begin Until 40

With the increase in life expectancy from 50 in the beginning of the 19th century to 80 currently, it is obvious that what we consider old has changed. At 40, we’ve barely lived even half our lives, and myriad possibilities abound ahead.

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How To Improve Posture With These 8 Simple Exercises

How To Improve Posture With These 8 Simple Exercises

Good posture has many health benefits and should be practiced to improve health. Here are some simple exercises to improve posture.

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Know When to Fold ‘Em: The Practice of Letting Go

Know When to Fold ‘Em: The Practice of Letting Go

I’m struck by the wisdom of Kenny Rogers when he croons,  “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em . . . ” (lyrics are actually by Don Schlitz). He’s pointing to the fact that you need to know when to let things go and when to keep them alive. […]

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