Exercise and Fitness

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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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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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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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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What Are the Benefits of High Intensity Weight Training?

Posted by on September 4, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 3 Comments
What Are the Benefits of High Intensity Weight Training?

Since high intensity training works more of your muscle than conventional training, you spend less time getting greater benefits. If you have just 30 minutes, you can perform a high intensity weight training session, helping you get fit in just a fraction of the time it used to take.

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Physical Exercise Four Hours after Learning Improves Long-Term Memory, Study Shows

Posted by on August 30, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Physical Exercise Four Hours after Learning Improves Long-Term Memory, Study Shows

A new study in the journal Current Biology shows that physical exercise after learning improves memory and memory traces, but only if the exercise is done in a specific time window and not immediately after learning.

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