We’ve known for a long time how important this vitamin is. But why is it so important? For starters, it is the first line of defense against anything that wants to attack your cells. But most of us don't get enough, especially if you...
is an internationally renowned mind-body health practitioner, author, motivational speaker and teacher. He holds doctorates in both Oriental and alternative medicine, has done research in eight countries and has developed a model of health and wellness grounded in a self-directed, self-cure approach.
Core stability, hip and leg strength are essential to an active lifestyle, good posture and protecting the knees. Tema Esberg of Potentia Personal Training shows you this simple “shoulder bridge with hip dips” exercise to tone and strengthen these areas in this easy-to-follow video.
Gratitude is a powerful social emotion; a deep feeling of thankfulness, one that has long reaching benefits for wellness and quality of life. And multiple studies show that aside from being a socially favorable way to be with others, it has powerful effects on your health...
Plank exercises are well known, tried and true. Core strength is essential but not just in a fixed position. Here, Dennis Angelina shares with you a mobile plank exercise that will develop your core and strengthen you in functional ways that the stationary plank cannot.
Fibromyalgia affects one in 50 Americans. Because the root cause is unknown there is yet to be a cure. Many health care providers try to help sufferers manage the symptoms of this elusive disease. The best approach is...
Leg and butt strength are essential for stability, tone and protecting the knee joints. I’m sure many of you have heard of, or even done, leg lunges. Well, today we’ll make those a bit more challenging by doing them this way...
One thing I admire about the Chinese is that over the centuries they have continually looked to animals in nature on which to base their methods of physical culture. And recently, a new method of exercise based on the movements of four legged animals has sprung up once again in China.
Strong core muscles are a must-have for anyone involved in sports, exercise or even bending and lifting of objects. Many daily tasks and activities, from carrying groceries to ironing or raking the lawn, require a strong and stable core.
Low back pain seems to be a common thread that plagues many people. Not only is it one of the leading causes of primary care office visits in the United States, but it has also been reported that 2.63 million annual hospital emergency department visits are related to low back pain.
The core muscles are very important for the stability posture of the entire body. The hamstrings help move and bend the legs and balance the lower body. Often one of these areas is stronger or weaker than the other, and muscle imbalance occurs. When this happens, your posture is shifted and can cause pain.
Because they are multi-faceted, psychological issues like depression cannot be cured or best managed by single modalities. I recommend thinking outside the box and combining therapies for best results.
Good, strong posture is more important than many people realize. Poor posture creates undue stress on the body, creating inflammation, trigger points, stiffness, limited range of motion and pain. All of that can be avoided with the right exercise.
Imagine a pill that could allow you to be sedentary, and still get into shape. Imagine a time when no more sit-ups or pushups or aerobic workouts will be necessary to trigger the same biochemical responses in your body.