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Three Foods to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome, also called Syndrome X and "insulin resistance syndrome," is loosely defined as having any three of the following: abdominal …

Yoga May Boost Arousal

“High blood pressure and high blood sugar, both symptoms of metabolic syndrome, can interfere with circulation, which means that blood flow is compromised to <i>all</i> organs, including pelvic organs,” says Ray Sahelian, M.D., author of <i>Natural Sex</i> Boosters, who was not involved with the study. “A yoga …

Mindfulness in Yoga: How to Be More Present in Your Practice

<b>Don’t try to “not think”</b> Instead, imagine your thoughts floating by, like a leaf floating on a river, says Carey. For example, if you catch yourself thinking about what’s for dinner later, acknowledge the thought and move on. (So in your head, say: “My mind is thinking about that veggie burger with …

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in half (backward) is a quick way to stand out as a badass.<p>But crowded classes and at-home …

Easy Slimming Yoga Moves

Exercise 1 Down-Dog Split with Knee Drives<p>Begin in downward facing dog, then raise your left leg to move into down-dog split <b>(a).</b> Bend your left knee and pull it toward your forehead <b>(b).</b> Straighten the leg back, then bring the knee outside your left elbow. Straighten the leg again, then bring the …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

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"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold our own body weight. If the gym feels like a prison, then …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

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A year later, family still seeks answers in teen's death after case closed as freak accident

Each weekday, the mother and father come to the same corner outside the county courthouse and spend hours camped out with cardboard signs. As cars stream past, some drivers wave and honk. Others occasionally shout jeers: "Go home!" or "Give it a rest!"<p>It's been a year since Kenneth and Jacquelyn …

Simple Springtime Dishes