High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Ugh. Big family party today. Potluck style. There was nothing healthy except to salad I brought. Not gonna beat myself up. I feel miserable. Thats enough punishment. Back at it 200% tomorrow.... Read more
Broke out the BBQ pit tonight and made grilled chicken sausage, squash,zucchini,bell pepper, asparagus,and potatoes. All on the BBQ and it was amazing. What do everyone else have for dinner?... Read more
For those of you who have reached your goal and/or have lost a significant amount of weight, has your personal (clothing) style changed or not so much, and if so, how? And for those of you just getting started, do you think you will dress differentl... Read more
I weaned myself off CoffeeMate style creamer over the course of a couple of months by cutting out a little each week. Now, I drink black coffee most of the time. Sometimes I splurge w/ homemade hot cocoa mix and a little milk.... Read more
I have really stayed focus on this journey since I started Tai Chi. Now when I get a craving, I do tai chi for ten minutes before I react to the craving. Not only do I feel better, most times I am past the craving and don't need it.306... Read more
Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals. This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical... Read more
Contest closed. The winner is:KMKUCKCongratulations!Yoga, walking, and meditation are all great ways to rejuvenate the body, but sometimes it's fun to switch up your relaxation routine a bit. That's why we were so excited when we came across... Read more
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