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  • What is Qigong?

    What is Qigong?
    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. Devotees believe...
  • 2nd Graders Use Fitness To Learn Science

    2nd Graders Use Fitness To Learn Science
    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....
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY 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...
  • A writer's experience with the Shake Weight

    A writer's experience with the Shake Weight
    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....
  • Dentist, TV personality: Fitness can help you do it all

    Dentist, TV personality: Fitness can help you do it all
    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...
  • Fight Breast Cancer at Every Meal

    Fight Breast Cancer at Every Meal
    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...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories

    In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories
    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...
  • BPM Pilates Dallas

    BPM Pilates Dallas
    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...
  • Building a ballerina body

    Building a ballerina body
    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...
  • Mother's Day travel getaways

    Mother's Day travel getaways
    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...
  • The Kidd is all right

    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...
  • Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers

    Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers
    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...