Exercise and Fitness

The Rise of “Broga”: There’s No Chanting & It’s OK if You Can’t Touch Your Toes

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
The Rise of “Broga”: There’s No Chanting & It’s OK if You Can’t Touch Your Toes

Broga is a yoga class geared for men. The Broga website explains that “Broga combines the best core-strengthening, muscle-toning, cardio-working, stress-reducing, clarity-enhancing yoga postures with functional fitness exercises for an amazing workout.” It also proclaims that it’s a place where “it’s OK if you can’t touch your toes.”

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You Can Relax: 8 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

You Can Relax: 8 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

Anxiety is a wily monster – an insidious mix of fear, worry, and uneasiness that culminates in nervous inner turmoil, it’s no fun. It’s a bummer. It eats away at happiness and makes everything feel lousy. Many of our anxiety symptoms have evolved from our fight-flight-freeze response, leading to an array of uncomfortable symptoms; high worriers often also suffer from muscle aches, tension, and headaches.

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8 Basic, Natural Ways to Boost Metabolism (All Are Key to Good Health)

8 Basic, Natural Ways to Boost Metabolism (All Are Key to Good Health)

There are many simple steps one can take to help jump-start their metabolism if they are on a weight loss mission or trying to prevent weight gain. Natural Society has provided many weight loss tips in previous articles, but below are some more to help out even further.

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Use This Simple Trick To Make Exercising Easier

Use This Simple Trick To Make Exercising Easier

Watch this presentation by Emily Balcetis on why people perceive exercise differently and how you can use that information to make getting fit easier!

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Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Did you know that there’s a natural antidepressant in soil? It’s true. Mycobacterium vaccae is the substance under study that has been found to mirror the effect on neurons that drugs like Prozac provide. The bacterium is found in soil and may stimulate serotonin production, which makes you relaxed and happier. The serotonin boost that is provided by this bacteria, might also aid our learning abilities.

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What Yoga Taught Me About the Balanced Life

Posted by on March 13, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
What Yoga Taught Me About the Balanced Life

Is balance really possible in life? Learn what one person learned about balance while doing yoga.

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Science Says Fitness Gadgets Don’t Work – Do This Instead

Posted by on February 22, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Science Says Fitness Gadgets Don’t Work – Do This Instead

If you’ve purchased wearable fitness devices (and everyone has, from housewives to lawyers, to young athletes) know that they may not be quite as accurate as your smart phone – at least according to research in JAMA. This is said to be especially true when measuring steps and calories.

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9 Things Super Healthy People Consistently Do

Posted by on February 21, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
9 Things Super Healthy People Consistently Do

Although it’s different for everybody, most people who are successful in their health and fitness follow a specific formula. Many of them don’t attribute their success to routine because they’re so passionate about being healthy. They just do it and don’t feel right if they don’t.

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Bouncing Every Day Can Keep the Doctor Away

Bouncing Every Day Can Keep the Doctor Away

Dr. Norm Shealy demonstrates and describes how daily bouncing offers healthful benefits.

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Open Your Heart With Backbends (Full Yoga Class Video with Desiree Rumbaugh)

Written by on February 5, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
Open Your Heart With Backbends (Full Yoga Class Video with Desiree Rumbaugh)

eeling a bit depressed or uninspired? Are you struggling with an issue that has closed down an important relationship with a loved one? If you are looking for a breakthrough in your emotional state, backbends will definitely do the job. Even if your back and shoulders are very stiff, a 15-minute shoulder and heart opening practice will cause a slight shift and that may be all the push you need to become re-inspired or find that “Aha!” moment of understanding that you have been hoping for.

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Could Exercise Make You Smarter? Research Says It CAN

Posted by on January 31, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness with 0 Comments
Could Exercise Make You Smarter? Research Says It CAN

Recent research suggests that exercise could improve brain function and memory, and help stave off the cognitive impairment commonly associated with old age.

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Increase Your Metabolism With These 5 Extraordinary Exercises

Posted by on January 30, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
Increase Your Metabolism With These 5 Extraordinary Exercises

Did you know you have the power to change your entire metabolism? To speed it up or slow it down. It’s all related to what you eat and how you exercise. Here are top 5 exercises that will increase your Metabolism.

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Healing the Mind: Science Shows Yoga Can Help Treat Depression, Anxiety

Posted by on January 29, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Healing the Mind: Science Shows Yoga Can Help Treat Depression, Anxiety

Yoga has long been a popular form of exercise and meditation, but science is starting to confirm the ancient practice has the power to treat depression and anxiety.
With one in five Canadians dealing with a form of mental illness at some point in their lives, physicians are beginning to look beyond traditional methods of treatment, such as therapy or medication. Some are turning to yoga.

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How’s the Universe Treating You? Your BioAcoustic Key Note for the Week of January 26, 2015: ‘Now’s Not the Time’

How’s the Universe Treating You? Your BioAcoustic Key Note for the Week of January 26, 2015: ‘Now’s Not the Time’

Sometimes during the year, it seems that very few things go forward no matter how hard we try. There are so many issues activated, bioacoustically speaking, in the coming few days that it seems a very good time to just sit still and let all good things come to you. Find out more with this week’s BioAcoustic Key Note.

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Facial Exercises for Eyelid Droop – Enjoy Taut Eyelids

Facial Exercises for Eyelid Droop – Enjoy Taut Eyelids

A facial exercise for drooping eyelids. Your face is like any other part of your body. It responds to exercise, great nutrition, avoiding toxic chemicals, and the high vibration of a loving joyful attitude.

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