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Tai chi is meditation in motion - if you can learn the moves

It's easy to dismiss tai chi as something done by old people in a park.<p>Tai chi is essentially a slowed down form of martial arts. Every movement is a self-defence application in which the opponent is imagined. But for most people, the moving meditation is reason enough to commit to the practice. …

Study: Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Boosts Memory, May Delay Dementia

<i>After eight months of this mild exercise, healthy Chinese seniors in a recent randomized controlled trial boasted major brain-related benefits.</i><p><b>PROBLEM</b>: Though previous studies have shown aerobic exercise's ability to increase brain volume and improve memory, it's unclear if a less strenuous form of …

Tai chi tied to longer life

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Chinese men who practiced tai chi were less likely to die over a five-year period than men who didn’t exercise at all, in a new study.<p>People practise tai chi, a Chinese martial art, during morning exercises at Longtan Park in Beijing September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Grace …

Semisweet Potato Mash with Caramelized Onions

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe shares a variation on mashed potatoes that trumped a childhood sweet tooth.</i><p><i></i><p>My mom was an early adopter of the organic movement. Long …

16 Supposedly Healthy Foods With More Sugar Than A Snickers Bar

This list is going to break your heart and I really am sorry.

When it's cold and dreary outside, make this baked chai spiced French toast for a satisfying pick-me-up breakfast: http://thekitc.hn/1cekGXJ

Roasted-Beet Salad >> http://trib.al/MM50Cxn This simple salad recipe is full of winter-friendly tastes and textures.

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

10 recipes with fresh fish and seafood that deserve to be part of the weekly meal rotation: http://thekitc.hn/1cel4W3

Grapefruit, cucumbers, and egg. @andrewoknowlton on a plate.

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Practical and Useful Travel Tips

Practical Travel Tips<p>Traveling is fun, exciting and expands your horizons in so many wonderful ways. But sometimes small details can make a huge …

8 Healthy Trip Tips from Mega-Travelers

With long flights, decadent foods, and little time for the gym, traveling can take its toll. How can you avoid the nasty flu going around and stick …

4 Tips for Staying Productive While You Travel

Not too long ago, work meant being in an office and travel meant not working. Today, with both flexible employers and digital communication tools, …

Seasoned Tourists Share Their Best Travel Tips

So we teamed up with CNN to solicit advice from its seasoned iReporters as part of our Ways to Travel Better campaign—and posed some questions to get them going.<p>What's your secret to navigating a crowded airport? How about a tip for nabbing a table at the hottest restaurant in town? Do you have a …

7 Travel Tips From A Sassy Stewardess

Today’s air travel is enough to make you find a secluded bathroom stall in the terminal where you can quietly hang yourself with your own belt. In …

How to get arms like Mark Wahlberg

Jeff Lipsky<p>Jeff Lipsky<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Some celebrities are known as much for their bodies as for their bodies of work—sometimes …

10 Signs You Need To Change Up Your Workout

The new year often means a packed gym, and while it’s easy for the regular gym-goers to get frustrated by the new crop of patrons ready to get …

Healthy Weight Loss Tips for Men Over 40

Losing weight as you age is a struggle for both men and women at any age. When the pounds pack on, men may want to lose weight too. Women often …

The Benefits of Strength Training for Runners

Whether you're new to running or you've been running for years, you can benefit from strength training. Some runners are hesitant to strength-train …

I Made My 20-Week Weight-Loss Goal: Now What?

<i>By Scott Mowbray, editor of Cooking Light</i><p>In late June I announced that I planned to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. At that point, I was already about 5 weeks into my project and optimistic that success was possible. I wrote that together with a few friends and colleagues, we had launched the Social …

10 things the weight-loss industry won’t tell you

<b>1. “Some of us are big, fat liars.”</b><p>Currently, more than one in three American adults over 20 is obese — up from roughly one in four 20 years ago — …

Weight Loss

10 Ways to Gain Muscle for Anyone Looking to Bulk Up

Whether you’re a skinny guy desperately trying to pack on muscle (like Michael B. Jordan in <i>Creed</i>) or a not-so-skinny guy trying to convert body mass …

Michael B. Jordan

Obesity crisis: Future projections 'underestimated'

<b>Estimates that half the UK population will be obese by 2050 "underestimate" the problem, a report has claimed.</b><p>The National Obesity Forum said Britain was in danger of surpassing the prediction contained in a 2007 report.<p>The lobbying group is calling for hard-hitting awareness campaigns, similar to …

How Much Post-Workout Protein Do You Really Need?

If you want to maximize your muscle growth, consume THIS amount of protein after exercising<p>Protein is essential for maintaining and building muscle, but you don’t need to gulp down a carton of raw eggs like Rocky to get the maximum benefit. Consuming 20 grams of protein after your workout should do …

The importance of relaxation Threatening situations (or situations perceived ...

<b>The importance of relaxation</b><br>Threatening situations (or situations perceived as threatening) cause stress. Our heart rate increases, blood pressure …