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A Full-Body Strength Workout for Beginner Weight Lifters

Lifting weights for the first time can be a really intimidating prospect. There's a seemingly endless list of strength-training exercises you can do, …

Exercise

This Kind Of Exercise Can Improve Your Quality Of Life As You Get Older

Time to hop off that treadmill...<p>Any type of regular physical activity beats being sedentary. But, according to a recent study, one type may be the best at helping you stay sharp and maintain a positive outlook as you age: resistance training.<p><i>(</i><i>The 21-day plan in</i> Love Your Age <i>is the life-changing</i> …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

A Crash Course In Shoulder Anatomy<p>When most people think of their shoulder muscles, they usually picture the large, three-headed deltoid that wraps …

Around Your Core in 4 Minutes

1) Start with forearm plank. Tighten your glutes and abs as you attempt to drag your forearms towards your feet. This is an isometric contraction of …

The Overlooked Yoga Poses That 4 Experts Swear By

Odds are you’ve seen some crazy, gravity-defying yoga moves on Instagram. These days arm balances, backbends, and inversions tend to steal the social …

If You Hate Working Out, Just Remember These 8 Exercises

Going into the gym without a plan is like deciding to bake a cake without a recipe: kind of a waste of time and probably not going to end well. Sure, …

Exercise

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Size

Bodyweight exercises can make you big and strong. While typically, bodyweight exercises are equated with higher rep schemes and endurance test - how …

Exercise

5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Bad Posture

We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. …

Biomechanics

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

Biomechanics

How to Modify a Lunge if You Have Knee Problems

A shallower motion, possibly using props for stability, will help keep your joints happy.<p>​<p>​<p><i>Paula asks: I have cranky knees, and I’m trying to do more strength training. Is there a modification for lunges that can be done so I can benefit from this exercise?</i><p>You’re on the right track with this …

You Asked: Should I Use a Foam Roller?

After spending decades on the fitness fringes, foam rolling has arrived at center stage. Whole classes are now devoted to the practice of slowly …

Exercise

The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Get Bigger Lifts With Looser Hips<p>Hips Don't Lie<p>Take a look at any lifter from the side and you'll notice something obvious: there's a ton of muscle …

Relatives of Orlando shooting victims sue Twitter, Facebook, Google

Relatives of three people killed in the June shooting attack at an Orlando nightclub sued Facebook, Twitter, and Google's YouTube Monday, accusing the social media sites of recklessly allowing ISIS to use them for recruiting terrorists.<p>"Social media is at the heart of much of this terrorist …

3 easy exercises to target your core

There are countless health benefits to a strong core — it helps with balance and stability, creates good posture and helps to relieve tension in your back. Plus, it can help you excel in sports and activities like cycling, yoga and more.<p>Yet, a lot of us tend to get stuck in a rut and perform the …

Workouts

Why do Buddhists Meditate?

When one hears the word "Buddhism", one of the first things that pop up into people's heads is the idea of meditation. While Buddhism is much more than meditation and meditation isn't unique to Buddhism, meditation is something that holds very deep importance in Buddhist teachings. The Buddha …

How to Spot Fake Olive Oil From a Mile Away

If you’ve been a part of the great oil debate, you’ll know there are so many opinions about which oil is the healthiest to cook with. In the …

Plant People: Medical Herbalist David Hoffmann

As an internationally renowned medical herbalist, author of 14 herbal textbooks, teacher, and our chief formulator here at Traditional Medicinals, …

Naturopathic Medicine

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Houses

26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

I have a confession to make… I know meditation is meant to be <i>good</i> for you but I don’t meditate every day.<p>I go through cycles of meditating 20 minutes …

Meditation