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Pilates expert Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT, has seen many times how Pilates can help someone who has breast cancer. But one post-...
Make over your metabolism with these healthy eating tips
Do you live to eat or eat to live? The program outlined below is not a diet. It is a way of life that will support you in weight...
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Between working in Marketing for Gaiam, caring for an active and adorable 18-month-old daughter and trying to grab some “hey, how...
Yoga isn’t just for grownups — children can benefit, too!
You know that delicious feeling you get from doing yoga — the clearer thinking, the suppler and stronger body, the improved mood...
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...