| Sep 8, 2008
Practicing yoga can help restore your physical vitality and emotional balance. The various postures are powerful tools to strengthen and stretch your entire body at any age and fitness level. Here is a simple way to do downward facing dog if your back and...
| Sep 15, 2008
This exercise takes a classic yoga pose to a new level. If you're already familiar with downward facing dog and flexible enough to do it correctly, then challenge your body with this variation.
-- Karen Voight
Step 1 Beginning on your hands and knees,...
| Apr 7, 2008
The product: All sorts of painkillers can offer comfort to people with arthritis, but none of them can give new life to worn-out joints. If you've squandered your personal supply of cartilage in your knees or hips, a truckload of Aleve won't bring it...
| Apr 14, 2008
Many yoga poses help improve posture if practiced on a regular basis. This move stretches the muscles in the front of the body, which usually are tighter than the muscles in the back of the body. An imbalance in muscular flexibility may contribute to...
| May 19, 2008
Most of us know that a good way to protect our knees is to strengthen the muscle above the knees with simple quad exercises. But, for added support, it's also important to keep your hips and hamstrings flexible. Here's a side-lying stretch that targets...
| Jun 23, 2008
This classic yoga pose, downward facing dog, increases the blood supply to the brain and stretches the muscles in the legs, torso and arms. If the backs of your legs are tight, bend your knees so you can lift your hips and lengthen your spine.
| Jan 14, 2007
Las Vegas -- THE audience has paid to see blood and will not be disappointed.
When the arena plunges into darkness, they rise as one: an 8-year-old in a skullcap that says "Punishment," a tourist in a T-shirt that says "Legalized Brutality," a young...
| Jan 27, 2008
Fitness buffs who travel often have one of two options: make reservations at a hotel with a well-equipped gym or take exercise equipment along. But baggage weight limits and heightened security restrictions can make the latter difficult. Try lugging a set...
| Sep 15, 2009
During her freshmen year of college, Shelby Guild packed on a few pounds. She says, "I was on a meal plan, so pizza, late night Chick-fil-A, chicken fried steak." She started doing the 'dorm Room Workout', inspired by Exhale Spa's Core Fusion class.
| Mar 12, 2007
WE count on them to be strong and supportive, flexible and accommodating, willing to go the extra mile even when we load them down more than we should.
Our knees. We put them through their paces, so to speak, every day. No wonder that, every now and...
| Jan 8, 2007
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA roads are full of them -- cyclists shrink-wrapped in colorful Lycra, pedaling custom bicycles that cost more than their first cars. And their numbers are increasing by the day.
People who've only ridden an old Schwinn cruiser on a...