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
I'm a teacher, and all these back to school meetings are killing me! Donuts, bagels, pastries, and chocolate everywhere! Looking forward to my "normal" routine once the kids start, then I won't have time for snacking!... Read more
Thanks! I'm a teacher and Monday's are especially difficult since I have no free periods. I've noticed that since school started I've been drinking less water, and gaining weight. (School starts in January here and ends in October.)... Read more
I am a retired teacher who has lost and gained back 50 pounds since retirement in 2009! I HATE THIS ROLLER COASTER! But here we go again! I did it the first time with SparkPeople so Im hoping it goes well again.... Read more
It has been back to school/work/teacher orientation/work day last week and this week. Food in the lounge almost every day. I have logged my food before I get to work so when they invite me I say sorry I can't I already logged all my food but thanks.... 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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