| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Qigong to your health.
Sometimes called Chinese yoga, Qigong ("chee gong") is a mind-body practice that melds slow, graceful movements, mental focus and deep abdominal breathing to boost and balance a person's vital energy, or qi.
| Sep 13, 2011
It's called PIYO, a combination of pilates and yoga. And it's being used as part of the cirriculum at a Frisco ISD elementary school.
Anderson Elementary got a grant from the Cooper Institute in Dallas and is considered a Healthy Zone school in training....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:10 PM
UCI Breakfast Forum
Inside Edge presents an organization networking and breakfast meeting at the University Club on the campus of UC Irvine. Breakfast is from 6:30 to 7 a.m. and meeting is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. First-time guests pay $35. For...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Toned arms are a hot commodity. Thanks to Michelle Obama, everybody wants them. But is it possible to achieve this look with very little effort? I was determined to find out, but with a full-time job and a 5-year-old, a personal trainer wasn't an option....
| Sep 30, 2011
Karent Sierra enjoys the fabulous life as a cosmetic dentist to numerous celebrities, including Pitbull, Jon Secada and Arturo Sandoval. And in her "second career" as a TV personality, she has starred in commercials and Latin shows. Sierra also was...
| Sep 29, 2011
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shape magazine's got all the tips you need to fight breast cancer at every meal! Follow these tips to cancer-proof your diet and keep you healthy, longer.
Pump up your produce: Fruits and vegetables contain...
| Oct 3, 2011
In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite.
I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Joseph Pilates brought pilates to America in the 1920s, but it's Sebastian Lagree who revolutionized the workout for the 21st Century.
BPM is the first studio in Texas to use his method (and be trained by Lagree himself) and we tried the workout at the...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Women who crave muscle tone but fear bulging biceps are flocking to The Bar Method, a body-sculpting exercise system that purports to whittle dancer-type forms from nondancing bodies.
Enthusiasts say the workout, which engages a ballet barre and draws...
| May 8, 2011
My Mother's Day wish list is easy: I'd like a break from my duties as the scheduling czarina, the dubious title my family has bestowed upon me.
If you'd like to de-stress Mom (if that's even possible), here are some favorite places to flee. They're...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:24 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — For octogenarian Judy Kidd, working at a family-owned health club keeps her feeling as young as she did in her 50s.
Once a well-known figure in the community theater scene, the 82-year-old grandmother has worked for 20 years at...
| Jan 24, 2011
Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...