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12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners Read this before taking your first class. Share via Pinterest Katie Thompson During the first probably four or five yoga classes I ever...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Fitness Tracker

How to Get the Most Out of Your Fitness Tracker

Fitness trackers are just tools for gathering data. But how reliable is that data? We asked experts for help. The quest for optimal health probably dates to the first...

Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You

Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You

Scientists have long suspected that cinnamon can help prevent blood-sugar spikes and protect against insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes. But how, exactly, has...

How Taking 5 Mindful Minutes Every Morning Increased My Productivity

How Taking 5 Mindful Minutes Every Morning Increased My Productivity

To be honest, until two years ago, the idea of wellness was a foreign concept to me. Paradoxically, I was surrounded by some of the fittest people on earth, at least on paper....

Drinking beetroot juice before exercising boosts brain performance

Drinking beetroot juice before exercising boosts brain performance

Researchers found that older adults who consumed beetroot juice prior to engaging in moderately intense exercise demonstrated greater connectivity in brain regions associated...

Running May Be Socially Contagious

Running May Be Socially Contagious

Can our workouts be shaped by what our friends do? That question is at the heart of an important new study of exercise behavior, one of the first to use so-called big data...

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising?

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising?

We know exercise is good for us. It reduces anxiety, helps us sleep better, alleviates depression, helps us maintain a healthy weight, and makes us happier overall. But let's...

Should You Eat Breakfast Before Working Out?

Should You Eat Breakfast Before Working Out?

If you're trying to shed a few pounds before summer arrives, science has some helpful advice. Exercising first thing in the morning is, objectively speaking, the most practical...

Groundbreaking study reveals high-intensity interval training may be the key to slowing aging

Groundbreaking study reveals high-intensity interval training may be the key to slowing aging

(Natural News) High-intensity interval training was found to inhibit cellular ageing, and in some cases helped the cells rejuvenate to repair damages in the body, according to a...

Can You Be Healthy And Eat The Same Thing Every Day?

Can You Be Healthy And Eat The Same Thing Every Day?

Some of us are creatures of habit. When we find something we like, we stick with it. Like a piece of rye toast with almond butter and banana, eaten every day for eight months....

Pedometers tied to less fatigue for rheumatoid arthritis patients

Pedometers tied to less fatigue for rheumatoid arthritis patients

All 96 study participants had rheumatoid arthritis, an immune system disorder that causes debilitating swelling and pain in the joints. Researchers randomly assigned patients to...

7 steps to making your health your No. 1 priority

7 steps to making your health your No. 1 priority

If you’re like many of us, you make well-intentioned health and fitness resolutions — perhaps on Jan. 1 — only to break them days or weeks later. We asked Betsy Mendel, a Los...