Rachel McKibbin

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Unconventional Yoga Classes You Never Knew Existed

Yoga classes are not hard to come by, and that's a good thing considering the many mind and body benefits the practice boasts.<p>Hundreds of studios exist in the little island of Manhattan alone. Within those studios, a varied mélange of classes are offered: From Bikram to prenatal to antigravity …

MLKL Protein Could Lead To Treatments For Inflammatory Conditions

<i>By Susan E. Matthews</i><p>Chronic inflammatory conditions, such as Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis, can be debilitatingly painful to live with and treat. New revelations about the specific protein that triggers the process that leads to inflammation, however, …

Fit Food: Chia Seeds

Techniques for Weight Training Motivation

Motivation and the psychological elements of weight training are important to success. The importance of a psychological component is often …

10 Rules For Happiness

When people are asked what they want from life, happiness is usually on the list. I am a firm believer that happiness is not a “place” that one …

How Anxiety Affects Sleep

<i>By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D.</i><p>Does your mind race as soon your head hits the pillow? Does anxiety over work, money, or relationships keep you from going to sleep?<p>It's normal to be anxious from time to time. But when anxiety and emotional problems routinely get in the …

15-Minute Workout: Plyometrics

<i>By Rachel Sturtz for SHAPE magazine</i><p>You (yes, crazy-busy you) are not too busy to work out today. This routine -- designed by Equinox's Stephanie Vitorino, creator of the best-selling VBody DVD series -- gets the fat-burning job done fast. The secret is plyometrics: explosive, high-intensity …

'Memory Pinball' And Other Reasons You Need A Nap

We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, but much of that function remains a mystery. <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> is asking some pretty fundamental, yet complicated, questions about why we do it and why we can't seem to get more of it.<p>Dr. Matthew Walker says the question of why we sleep remains …

Wise Words That Prove Getting Older Is A Good Thing

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Three Simple Steps to Increase Your Energy and Experience More Joy in Your Life!

You're an energy-based being, whether you're aware of it or not. Your energy is effected by those around you, the weather, the planets and stars, noise, food and more. Everything and everyone in your life is created by and generates energy.<p>The most important thing to realize is we all operate at a …