Tags Archives: exercise

Live Dangerously: Sit.

Sitting is risky business for your muscles. It’s no newsflash that sedentary behavior is unhealthy, but as a posture, sitting is detrimental in ways many people don’t consider. We think of sitting as a relaxing pose and it certainly doesn’t require ...

Get the Best From Your Exercise.

Yoga: Tuning In I began teaching group fitness back in the 80’s. Remember the high-impact jumping up and down and “No Pain, No Gain” and “Go for the Burn!” Well, that was me! I was super energetic and perky. Then I thought I’d earn a little mo ...

Balance: Forever Young.

The expression, “you are only as young as you feel”, may be revised to “you are only as young as your ability to balance.” Try this: Stand on one leg, close your eyes and count to 30. Repeat this standing on your other leg. How did you do? Unless ...

Spring Cleaning For Your Body and Mind.

Thank goodness spring is a time of renewal. Because if your post-winter yard is like mine it looks like it was hit by napalm. As the foliage perks up so will our spirits and energy levels. But there’s an often overlooked aspect of spring as important to ...