Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.
The human body is designed to wear well at least through age 70, and with the right exercise, diet and activities, we can push that number higher.
Guidance from a personal trainer, clear goals and an ability to forgive our own slip-ups are key to staying on track with an exercise program.
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.
The good news about walking keeps mounting: A brisk stroll reduces anxiety and depression, helps us think more clearly and fosters honest shared conversation.
Fitness advice is everywhere these days—and much of the most common advice is simply wrong-headed.
To make the right choice, take into account a health club’s location, equipment and culture—and then take it for a test drive.
Breathing with intention works to reduce stress, diminish pain and clear out mental cobwebs.
Smart strategies, from breathing deep to using poles to ditching texting, make it easier to hit the ground for wellness.
Unconscious physical patterns can throw our bodies out of whack and stiffen us up, but three approaches – Alexander, Feldenkrais and Trager – offer options for easier movement.