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Be On the Ball

Originally designed as toys, exercise balls are now used for everything from building core stability to helping healthcare patients regain mobility.

10,000 Steps and Counting

Walking 10,000 steps a day began as a pedometer marketing ploy, but it’s become a goal worth striving for because of the way it beats back diseases like diabetes and breast cancer.

Championing Holistic Athletes

Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.

Try Some Stretches

Not all stretches are alike, so it helps to know what kind to do for what purpose.

Building Better Bones

Even in our later years, we can strengthen our bones with the right targeted movements.

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

The prominent New York yoga teacher counsels us never to berate ourselves about our practice and to set aside time for asanas and exploration of different yoga traditions.

Take a Hike

Blissful moments in nature can be found just minutes away from home, if we know where to look.

Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

Pesticide, plastic phthalate, heavy metal and BPA chemicals efficiently exit our body when we perspire during a workout, sauna or sunny walk.

New Ways to Court Fitness

Two fresh new faces on tennis courts these days are pickleball, a fun mixture of tennis, squash and table tennis, and cardio tennis, honing skills amid high-intensity aerobic action.

Mastering Self-Defense

Effective self-defense comes when we move mindfully through environments and know how to safely redirect an opponent’s energy.