As Pilates expands its reach and creative potential, it goes beyond improving people’s posture to enhance coordination and self-confidence and reduce stress.
For those of us that want to meditate but can’t sit still, labyrinths provide an active way to get in touch with our innermost self.
If even touching our toes is too much of a stretch, restorative yoga might be a good first move. It uses pillows, blocks and blankets to support the body in deeply healthful asanas.
The good news about walking keeps mounting: A brisk stroll reduces anxiety and depression, helps us think more clearly and fosters honest shared conversation.
More golfers are turning to meditation, breathing and visualization to keep their minds focused and free of distraction.
Yoga, with its long slow stretches and inner focus, complements and balances the physical iron-pumping and competitive culture of bodybuilding.
Crows’ feet and wrinkles need not mark the passage of years; just follow these easy DIY routines.
More attuned to fit muscles than fat rolls, millennials are remaking the exercise world with workouts that are intense, social and customizable.
Rollers that rub out muscle kinks are the latest fitness trend, offering self-massage relief to everyone from soccer players to stiffening seniors.
It lacks the speed and intensity of downhill skiing, but that’s the charm of cross-country skiing for those that love quiet time in nature while losing weight and building muscle.