Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Stretching is key to good cardio, plus 5 steps to a better aerobic workout
Stretching benefits your body in many different ways, including improved cardio, increased muscle flexibility, extended range of...
An introduction to qigong, plus 4 styles of the calming exercise
Asian cultures have long known what Western medicine discovered only 20 years ago: Moderate, gentle exercises such as qigong (...
Chanting a mantra can help you tune out the world and tune into yourself
In Hinduism, a mantra is "a sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation or incantation, such as an invocation of a god,...
Yoga and meditation expert Rodney Yee shares how to sit comfortably, longer
If you've tried to get into lotus position (or any semblance of a cross-legged seated meditation position) and found that your...
Thanks to Well + Good NYC for this Refrigerator Look Book
Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee are the First Couple of yoga. And in 2012, they’ll be doing what every yogi on the globe knows...
Natural help for bunions, plantar fasciitis, hammertoes and other foot problems
Since your very first step, you have been moving around your life on your own two feet. Remarkable as that is, it’s even...
Getting started with pregnancy yoga, plus 3 beginners’ poses and do’s and don’ts
Prenatal yoga can be a wonderful way to prepare for the arrival of your baby. Besides getting safe exercise, you can meet other...
Step-by-step tutorials for toning your legs
The ideal inner-thigh workout — one that blasts fat while building muscle — is hard to come by. Luckily for you, we’ve done the...
3 ways to stifle hunger and keep your detox diet regimen alive
During a detox diet, you abstain from eating certain foods or all foods for a few days, allowing your body to flush out toxins...
Eco-friendly yoga clothes and accessories
Tired of pulling on the same old stretched-out T-shirt and baggy yoga pants? Invest in yourself, your practice and the planet...