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Just Add Water

Guys are jumping right into pool aerobics and finding that it keeps them buff, fit and free from wear and tear on joints and muscles.

When Emotions Are Physical

Trauma can get hardwired into our nervous system, but body-centered approaches such as massage, CranioSacral Therapy and aromatherapy can release those tight emotional patterns.

Into the Woods

Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature.

Exercise vs. Allergies

The last thing we may feel like doing in hay fever season is exercising, but yoga, Pilates, walking, weight training and other approaches can actually bring relief.

Warming Up For Winter Sports

Before plunging into winter sports, we can prepare the body ahead of time by toning up major muscle groups.

Moving Through Life

Simply making small changes in routine tasks—from house cleaning to grocery shopping—can add up to better health than the daily hour at the gym we tend to avoid.

Pound-Shedding Workouts

The consistent exercise so vital to weight loss becomes easier when we choose a stress-reducing routine, set realistic goals and practice patience.

Ease Repetitive Strain Injuries

Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.

Rebooting Libido

Among its many other benefits exercise increases testosterone, endorphins and adrenal hormones, all of which are essential to a satisfying sex life.

Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.

Why Our Body Loves Yoga

We don’t have to twist ourselves into pretzels for our joints to benefit from the suppleness that yoga provides.

Top Yoga Trends

From curvy yoga to paddleboard yoga, there’s an evolving style for everyone no matter what their age or level of fitness.

Dive Into Swimming

Swimming offers a low-impact and highly satisfying exercise routine. Strategies from world-class experts can make pool time even more productive and enjoyable.

Exercise To Sleep By

By doing the right kind of exercise at the right time of day, we can sleep soundly all night long.

Running with the Kids

Families with children as young as 5 easily bond when they mindfully run together at a fun pace.

Moving Through Menopause

Walking, strength training and yoga are just a few of the ways that being physically active during menopausal changes eases our days and benefits mind and body.

Gardening Asanas

Overdoing garden work can produce aches and pains, but by integrating yoga positions while planting and weeding, we can emerge pain-free after hours of being on our knees and bending.

Fitness in 10 Minutes

By strategically working certain muscles in strategic sequences, we can get fit in a 10-minute, 10-step workout just three times a week.

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.

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