Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Centuries’ worth of anecdotal evidence attests to the medical benefits of qigong and t’ai chi, two closely related Chinese health...
The perfect weekday, weeknight, season and year of activity. An excerpt from “The Lean Belly Prescription.”
Non-exercise activity thermogenesis is simply a fancy way of saying that you don't have to pull on running shoes and sweats to...
5 yoga poses to help kids go to sleep (and stay asleep)
Sleep problems are common among children. In fact, most kids aren’t getting enough sleep at night. In 2004, The National Sleep...
Over the years, many of my female patients have come to me complaining that they keep gaining weight, especially around the waist...
An exclusive interview with the yogi, environmentalist and mom on her approach to living healthy and happy
Q. Many people who’ve not yet explored yoga are under the impression that yoga is “just stretching.” You talk about yoga as a...
America’s children are fighting for their lives:Twenty to 30 percent of American children are either overweight or at risk of...
How one yoga devotee created her own path to inner peace in the real world
Sure, the ancient yogis found inner peace by stretching in their yoga poses and sitting on their cushions for hours on end. But...
A Q&A with yogi Rodney Yee
 Q. We hear so much about yoga for women. What do you think yoga has to offer men?First of all, more men take yoga than you think...
I’m sure you’ve seen as many magazine articles as I have about common female body types. But there’s one problem with most of...
Food swaps for a slimmer you
It's almost swimsuit and shorts season again … and if you're like most of us, you've packed on a few extra pounds during the cold...