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10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit
Walking 10,000 steps a day began as a pedometer marketing ploy, but it’s become a goal worth striving for because of the way it beats back diseases like diabetes and breast cancer.

Championing Holistic Athletes

The New Face of Sports Medicine
Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.

Try Some Stretches

Four Ways to Flex Our Muscles
Not all stretches are alike, so it helps to know what kind to do for what purpose.

Building Better Bones

Bouncing, Leaping and Lunging Our Way to Bone Health
Even in our later years, we can strengthen our bones with the right targeted movements.

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Simple Strategies for Staying on Track
The prominent New York yoga teacher counsels us never to berate ourselves about our practice and to set aside time for asanas and exploration of different yoga traditions.
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Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Exercise Protects the Mind

Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Helps Depression Sufferers

Aerobics Improve Brain Function

Boosts Volume and Gray Matter

Yoga Eases Eating Disorders

Regular Practice Reduces Anxiety and Depression

Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Improves Times, Decreases Inflammation

High-Intensity Workouts May Keep People Coming Back

Irregular Exercisers Find HIIT Enjoyable
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Hiking and Walking Trails Near Boston

Many walking and hiking routes in and around Boston include gentle hills to climb for views of the city skyline and miles of trails along the rivers and bay.

Physicality, Embodiment and Yoga

Yoga can reconnect the body to its wisdom when the whole body is being listened to, regardless of which body part is being stretched or strengthened.

The Energetic Effects of Yoga

Many people enjoy the physical as well as mental benefits of exercise and an increasing number of people are incorporating yoga into their exercise lives.

Yoga and The Alexander Technique Unite Body and Mind in Practice

When it comes to fitness and exercising, most people have been influenced by a cultural conditioning that emerged in the 19th century.

Yoga Practice for the Teen Body, Mind and Spirit

Yoga may give teens a chance to find peace and harmony within themselves.